Sahil Sharma

I am very confused about my career. which career should I choose so that I do not regret it in future?

I have a little interest in many fields but not much in any one of them. ive not worked in any fields so cant say about interest. my point is that whatever career I choose I should not regret it in future. I want a job which I would enjoy doing. the options in my mind are - computer engineer, financial analyst, commercial pilot.

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RE: I am very confused about my career. which career should I choose so that I do not regret it in future?

Bharati Kumari
Bharati Kumari
Verified Career Expert
Regional Manager at CL Educate Ltd. Navi Mumbai
  • Mumbai

Hi,

Good to know you want to choose a career options having bright prospects !
I will assume you are in 10th - 12th std currently.
you really need to understand yourself not only on your interest but what are your innate skillset...
My First suggestion is get your psychometric test done. This will give you lot of clarity in the first place itself.

Secondly, you have mentioned Three options in your mind
1. Computer Engineer
2. Financial Analyst
3. Commercial Pilot

Let me tell you Dear one thing is for sure that no matter you go for any options Love what you are learning and Doing and give your 100% otherwise things can be very bad.
So keeping this thing in mind let me tell you about the three options.

One thing is common for all three- YOU REALLY NEED TO WORK HARD EXHAUSTIVELY TO GET INTO TH E PREMIER INSTITUTES TO STUDY Computer Science or Financial Analyst or Commercial Pilot.

All three options are good in its place with its own pros and cons .
1. Computer Engineer - Very Rewarding option when you have studied from good Institutes. Do it from Top engineering institues like IITs, NITs , other top regional enggineering institutes. You get good placements in India and Abroad.
Remember you should be be an expert which will excel you higher in this field. You need to be consistently updated to survive in this industry because technology changes frequently.
2. Financial Analyst - Again very rewarding . To because a CFA itself is a challege . if you become one its good.
3. Commercial Pilot - Go for this option if you are really really passionate about it. Lot of training , money, physical fitness
involved into it. Finally getting the Licence to become one takes time.
Last word- NO Options are bad, All options are Good only you are competent enough to handle it... So please get to know your Skill sets.

Wish You All The Best!

RE: I am very confused about my career. which career should I choose so that I do not regret it in future?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
Verified Career Expert
Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane

Hi,


Greeting's for the day!!!

Computer engineers are responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and testing computer based hardware and software, including the components taht are found inside computer equipment, as well as actual devices that contain the computers and the software that runs on those machines. they may also design network that connects computer systems, and work on integrating software programs with computer hardware.


Education Requirements:
To become computer engineer, you will typically require a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering, computer science or electrical engneering.


Required Personal/Professional Skills:
Since the computer engineering field is quite broad, the required technical skills listed in the job postings you may come across will vary, depending on whether the job is more hardware or software focused, and which industry the employer belongs to. Typically, you will need to have the followings:

1. An understanding of the particular computer hardware architecture you will be working with.
2. Experience designing, coding and testing software.
3. Familiarity with software test procedures or scripts
4. Experience building your own Pc system
5. Understanding of different operating systems, including windows and linux, and how certain types of software will work with them.
6. Experience with device drivers
7. Understanding of networking and security
8. Undersanding of the (sometimes specialized) software thet is typically used in particular industry
9. Knowledge of programming languages such as C, C++, Java and other object-oriented languages.

Computer engineers usually use computer assisted software engineering, or CASE, or tools to automate the process. They also test, debug and update programs.

Note:
As now a days, each and every industry is going for Computer Automation. So it will help you in long run and you will not regret your decision.


Other Crucial skills:
Since computer engineers work closely with programmers, designers, product developers, and testers, they really need to have strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a team.


Fields employing Computer engineers:
Computer engineers are likely to find work in a variety of fields, including (but not limited to):
1. Telecommunications
2. Manufacturing
3. Transportation
4. Product Development.


Here are some interesting "Niche" areas of computer engineering:
1. Working with Rader and communications technology
2. Supporting high performance and embedded computing systems for nuclear medicines.
3. Military Software Support
4. Designing new motors and sensors for robotics equipments.


Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.

--
Regards,
Rahul.

RE: I am very confused about my career. which career should I choose so that I do not regret it in future?

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