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IBM Z4896
Feb 10 24 Comments

I don’t know what type of jobs I should apply for.

I will earn a computer engineering degree in 3 months.

I have no clue how the next 1-2 years of my life will planned out.

I want to be a person that works with inventors of all disciplines.

I want a job that but foster and nourish my intrinsic skills and ability.

I do not want to apply to common place jobs like my pairs. (Software programming, etc)

I spend my time reading books on studying people from the slightest facial expressions to the slight shift in tonality in their words.

I spend my time planning the days and weeks when I wake up, but can’t seem to plan a messily 1 year in advance. After college.

I’m a builder at heart, I love playing in mud getting my hands dirty.

Since most of my childhood was spend watching porn😭, I was considering applying to pornhub. They will find something to do with me.

I require the wisdom of every persons that has been in my shoe.

I can’t turn to my dad for this because his answer will be” pick a job that pays well”
His answers are too security driven.

I was told to work for a big company after graduating, knowing me I require a job that stimulates my mind everyday. (I am well aware I’ll start from the bottom, cough cough excel sheet) but willing to put in the hours and time in learning all about the industry I ended up in.

I’m currently an intern for ibm. The good salary I’m making for my age doesn’t get me up in the morning. So money shouldn’t be a large part in picking or finding a job.

Please be as honest as possible.

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TOP 24 Comments
  • Twitter Oomnj
    I’m just waiting for the Green New Deal - going to get paid for being unwilling to work
    Feb 10 10
    • Twitter Oomnj
      The people who don’t want to work should have the same income as those willing to work (like you). Right now they only get meagre welfare to limited amounts of time
      Feb 10
    • IBM Z4896
      OP
      Sounds like a Democratic bill
      Feb 10
    • Twitter Oomnj
      It’s a humane and equitable bill
      Feb 10
    • Wayfair / Eng
      jwxs26

      Wayfair Eng

      PRE
      Microsoft
      jwxs26more
      ...worked out so well for Russia and Venezuela. I can’t wait for humane food lines too! Woohoo!
      Feb 10
    • ConocoPhillips hGUu82
      Go away
      Feb 10
  • Amazon / PR jefe_bezos
    You’re about to graduate in three months but don’t know what you want to do with the degree you’re about to get?

    Double down, get a PhD, and stick to academia.
    Feb 10 3
    • IBM Z4896
      OP
      You’re funny, been in school all of life. I wanna get rewarded for the extra effort I put into myself.
      Feb 10
    • LinkedIn wirufnsjrj
      Noooooo!!! This is literally the single WORST reason to go to grad school.
      Feb 10
    • Amazon / PR jefe_bezos
      Worse than spending thousands upon thousands of dollars to go to school without having any idea what kind of job you are aiming for?
      Feb 10
  • Google / Eng catow
    Sounds like game dev. It pays less and is more stressful and generally working conditions are worse but based on your description of yourself you might enjoy it
    Feb 10 3
    • IBM Z4896
      OP
      Interesting, what made you decide to recommend a game dev. I overlooked game developer.
      Feb 10
    • FireEye / Design MelonMusk
      Beware...you need to love it or you will hate it 100% it is also seen as a "luxury" to work in the industry sort of deal
      Feb 10
    • Google / Eng catow
      Just some things you said

      “Inventors of all disciplines “

      “Builder at heart”

      I had a huge imagination growing up with the sandbox type games and never felt happier than coding away at some hobby games for fun. Felt incredible. I’d still do it if it paid better.

      For now I’m happy with work at Google as it pays very well and is interesting enough. Realistically I live frugally and don’t really need the cash but I figure I work here for a decade and retire then work on games for the rest of my life as retirement.
      Feb 10
  • Monster unholy!
    You sound naive af. Perhaps take the next year as a gap/travel year and go see the world.
    Feb 10 4
    • IBM Z4896
      OP
      Trust me I am
      Feb 10
    • IBM Z4896
      OP
      I can’t travel if my bank account doesn’t allow me to
      Feb 10
    • LinkedIn wirufnsjrj
      You do sound naive, but I think talking to some people in different roles and industries might help more than traveling. Ask people at different companies for “informational interviews” where you just take them for coffee and ask them all about their job.
      Feb 10
    • IBM Z4896
      OP
      Best idea I have gotten so far thanks.
      I also can’t decide what industry I want to be at.
      Feb 10