Career Options

One important ingredient for choosing the right career is to know about various careers available. MapMyTalent has compiled useful information on several lucrative careers. This should help you explore the various career options in front of you and know more about the ones that interest you.

Social Careers(15)

These are those careers that are humanistic; team oriented and are generally concerned with welfare of others; where there is a lot people to people interaction. People working in these careers express themselves well and get along well with others.

  1. School Teacher
  2. Social Worker
  3. College or University Teacher
  4. Politician
  5. Nursing and Medical Assistant
  6. Dietitian
  7. Speech Therapist
  8. Counselor
  9. Physiotherapist
  10. Corporate Trainer
  11. Cosmetologist (Beauty/Wellness Practitioner)
  12. Hotel / Restaurant Guest Relations Manager
  13. Human Resource Manager
  14. Air Hostess/Flight Steward
  15. Yoga Instructor

Artistic Careers(25)

These are those careers wherein people their use imagination and creativity, originality in language, design and performance. Here people usually are involved in original creation.

  1. Animator and Cartoonist
  2. Museum Curator
  3. Advertising Professional
  4. Photographer
  5. Musician
  6. Linguist / Translator
  7. Graphic Designer
  8. Artist (Painter)
  9. Sculptor
  10. Architect
  11. Interior Designer
  12. Industrial Designer
  13. Commercial Artist
  14. Fashion Designer
  15. Jewelry Designer
  16. Furniture Designer
  17. Textile Designer
  18. Film Director
  19. Actor
  20. Dancer
  21. Fashion Model
  22. Video Jockey / Radio Jockey / Disc Jockey
  23. Chef
  24. TV Anchor / Commentator
  25. Journalist

Investigative Careers(31)

These are those careers that involve investigation, research or analysis based on either science or mathematics. In these careers, people get to enjoy solving abstract problems through their understanding of the physical world.

  1. Economist
  2. Information Technologist / Software Developer
  3. Ethical Hacker / IT Security Professional
  4. Sociologist
  5. Doctor / Physician
  6. Medical Surgeon
  7. Public Health Care Professional
  8. Veterinarian
  9. Animal and Fisheries Scientist
  10. Market Researcher
  11. Microbiologist
  12. Geneticist
  13. Biophysicist
  14. Biotechnologist
  15. Biochemistry Research Scientist
  16. Geologist
  17. Archaeologist
  18. Mathematician
  19. Physicist
  20. Nutritionist
  21. Dentist
  22. Psychologist
  23. Environmental Scientist
  24. Statistician
  25. Political Researcher
  26. Astronomer and Space Researcher
  27. Historian
  28. Pharmacist
  29. System Engineer
  30. Engineering Physics
  31. Mathematics and Computing

Realistic Careers(49)

These are those careers that involve working with machines, computer networks, own physical bodies. People in these careers generally work in factories / Shop Floors / Open air environment wherein they work outdoors and with tools and machines.

  1. Mechanical Engineer
  2. Electrical Engineer
  3. Chemical Engineer
  4. Telecommunications Engineer
  5. Agricultural Scientist
  6. Agronomist
  7. Agricultural Economist
  8. Food and Dairy Technologist
  9. Plant Breeder / Plant Geneticist
  10. Animal Geneticist and Breeder
  11. Agricultural Marketer
  12. Police Officer
  13. Indian Army
  14. Indian Navy Officer
  15. Indian Airforce Officer
  16. Para Military Forces / CRPF / BSF
  17. Radiologist
  18. Medical Lab Technologist
  19. Sound Engineer / Audio Engineer
  20. Film Editor
  21. Horticulturist
  22. Disaster Manager
  23. Landscape Architect
  24. Civil Engineer
  25. Naval Architect and Ocean Engineer
  26. Automobile Engineering
  27. Forest Manager
  28. Athlete
  29. Sports Person
  30. Physical Education Teacher / Sports Instructor
  31. Merchant Navy
  32. Mining Engineer
  33. Production Engineer
  34. Commercial Pilot
  35. Fitness Trainer
  36. Bioinformatics
  37. Professional in Home Science
  38. Footwear Technologist
  39. Geographer
  40. Chemical Science and Technology
  41. Power Engineer
  42. Environmental Engineer
  43. Industrial Engineer
  44. Instrumentation Engineer
  45. Manufacturing Engineer
  46. Material and Metallurgical Engineer
  47. Metallurgical Engineer
  48. Mineral Engineer
  49. Computer Engineer

Enterprising(17)

These are those careers which involve leadership and enterprising ability. People in this field normally use their persuasive and influencing skills. This means that people in such work situations use their communication skills, especially in selling, dominating, and leading.

  1. Business Person / Entrepreneur
  2. Business Manager
  3. Marketing Manager
  4. Accounts Manager
  5. Event Manager
  6. Direct Sales / Life Insurance Executive
  7. Retail Manager
  8. Travel and Tourism Manager
  9. Merchandiser
  10. Real Estate Agent / Realtor
  11. Film Producer and Distributor
  12. Investment Banker
  13. Stock Broker
  14. Hotel Manager
  15. Lawyer
  16. IAS Officer
  17. Public Relations Manager

Conventional(10)

These are those careers where usually detailed activity and repetitive work is involved. People in these careers generally work in an office environment and do analysis for others to take decisions.

  1. Chartered Accountant
  2. Librarian
  3. Credit Manager
  4. Bank Officer
  5. General Administrator
  6. Office Executive
  7. Data Manager / Information Systems Manager
  8. Actuary
  9. Company Secretary
  10. Financial Analyst

Miscellaneous(41)

  1. Sales and Business Development Manager
  2. Aeronautical Engineer
  3. Zoologist
  4. Astronaut
  5. Singer
  6. Writer / Creative Writer
  7. Accessory Designer
  8. Aerospace engineer
  9. Anthropologist
  10. Aroma and Spa Therapist
  11. Audiologist
  12. Bio Medical Engineer
  13. Botanist
  14. Choreographer
  15. Copywriter
  16. Cost Accountant
  17. Ecologist
  18. Finance Manager
  19. Forensic Scientist
  20. Game Designer
  21. Light Engineer / Light Technician
  22. Logistics and Operations Manager
  23. Marine Biologist
  24. Meteorologist and Atmospheric Scientist
  25. Nanotechonologist
  26. Optometrist
  27. Petroleum Engineer
  28. Product Designer
  29. Radiation Technologist
  30. Robotics Engineer
  31. Visual Communication Designer
  32. Pediatrician
  33. Agricultural and Food Engineer
  34. Bio Engineer
  35. Ceramic Engineer
  36. Biochemical Engineer
  37. Biotechnology Engineer
  38. Design Engineer
  39. Textile Technology
  40. Polymer Engineer
  41. Pulp and Paper Engineer