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vet tech with dog.
If you’re someone who wants a job that allows you to help animals and make a difference, working in the veterinary medical field could be the perfect fit for you. As the number of pet owners continues to grow – 73% of millennials currently have a pet - veterinary clinics and hospitals will need more help than ever before. With that in mind, there’s a lot of opportunity for starting a new career, but where do you begin? Here’s what education can do for your future veterinary career.
Employee Robin Hadley.
At Penn Foster, our mission is to enhance the lives of our students. But that often goes both ways! Our students motivate and inspire us and make our jobs feel worthwhile. Ensuring our students succeed is at the core of what we do, and it’s a job worth doing. Here’s why Robin enjoys her work.
stethoscope near laptop.
Jobs in healthcare are almost always in-demand and that trend will continue. With an aging population, more people on regular prescription medications, and patients focusing more on health and wellness, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs in healthcare will grow 15% in the next 10 years. That means adding an additional 2.4 million job opportunities for those who are interested in starting a rewarding career in the field. But with so many different healthcare jobs, how can you decide which one is the right fit for you? Here’s where to start.
Trainer spotting man doing pushups.
Few things in life are better than having a job you truly love. To make this happen, people often turn to their hobbies. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics even states it’s a great way to find a new career, since doing something that you love can create a sense of purpose. If you’re someone who loves fitness and nutrition, you might want to consider turning that passion into a career. Keep reading to find out how Penn Foster can help give you the right skills and information to reach your goal.
Wooden letters and Playdough.
Working with children can be a joyful, rewarding career, but it’s not enough to just like the company of kids or relate well to them. To have a successful childcare career, it’s important to have the credentials to back up your natural skills and talent. Penn Foster offers two different paths to get you on track to work with children.

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