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In this job you would produce maps and other detailed geographical charts. This information can be used in many ways - from maps for everyday use, to specialised charts used in industry, surveying or the military. You would use the latest high-tech equipment and techniques to collect geographic information. You would then convert the data into visual images and graphs.
In this job you need a keen interest in geography and the environment. You need a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. You also need patience.
To work as a cartographer, you will usually need a degree in a relevant subject.
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Clinical psychologists help people make positive changes to their thinking and behaviour. They aim to understand their clients' thoughts and actions so they can work with them to manage or overcome their psychological distress and improve their well-being.
If you would enjoy helping people with psychological difficulties and have excellent communication and listening skills, this could be an ideal job for you.
To work as a psychologist you will need to complete a three-year degree in psychology, and a three-year postgraduate qualification in clinical psychology.
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If you enjoy helping people with their problems and want to make a positive difference to their lives, this could be the perfect job for you. As a counsellor, you would spend time with people and help them talk about their feelings.
You will need some training to be a counsellor and most employers prefer you to have accreditation with a professional body. Counselling is often a second or third career, and life experience is highly valued.
To become a counsellor you will need to able to build trust and make people feel relaxed. You will need patience and sensitivity. You will be non-judgemental and be able to work with people from all backgrounds.
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If you are interested in the business world, and are good at researching and number work, this job could be ideal for you.
As an economist, you would use your knowledge of economic theory to advise government departments, businesses, banks and other organisations about the economy.
In this job you will need to work with complex information and statistics. You will also need the communication skills to explain this complex information to people with less technical knowledge than you.
You will need a good degree in economics or a related subject, such as statistics, maths or business studies. Some employers may prefer you to also have a master's degree in economics.
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Family mediators help divorcing or separating couples agree on things without having to go to court. If you are a great listener and communicator, this role could be perfect for you.
To do this job you should be able to relate to people from all backgrounds. You will need a fair and non-judgemental attitude. You will also need the ability to deal with people who may be upset and angry.
Whatever your background, you will need to have paid or voluntary experience of working with families. It would also be helpful to have experience in other types of conflict management.