Do you ever find yourself daydreaming about what your future holds? Thinking about the future is a difficult task for anyone. For a senior in high school, like myself, it’s a daunting task. I am faced with a number of questions as to what type of career I want to dedicate my life to and how I will be able to be successful in that particular field.
Growing up over the years I have told my parents a variety of careers that I wanted to be involved in. First I wanted to be a paleontologist because I was so fascinated with traveling the world and discovering new creatures. I then became obsessed with the sea, which ultimately led me into believing I wanted to be an oceanographer so I could study the ocean and the animals. I didn’t stop there; when I received my first camera, I became focused on becoming a photographer. But realized that this will only continue to be a hobby because it is just too competitive. Not that I haven’t now chosen a career path that isn’t just as competitive. My final and current plan is to train to become apart of the Federal Bureau of Investigation or just known as the FBI. But how do I know the FBI is for me? How is the FBI suitable for me?
In order for me to be able to be successful in any job, I must pick an appropriate major to study for college. Without the right knowledge, I could be useless and simply sit at a desk working for the FBI. But that is not what I am striving for; I am striving to become an active field agent. According to the FBI website, three of the desired degrees in law, accounting, and engineering. The FBI gives clear reasons why these are the most desired.
A Law degree is a desirable asset because Special Agents are charged with investigating violations of federal laws of the United States; an Accounting degree is also desirable because Special Agents trace financial transactions and review/analyze complex accounting records in criminal investigations; an Engineering degree is desirable because Special Agents...