I Moved to Another Country Without a Job—and Now I’m in My Dream Role

Sofia Petkovic moved to Norway with her husband without a career plan. She applied and applied, but had no luck. She changed her strategy and eventually, her positivity and patience helped her land her dream job—a regional program coordinator position at the Norwegian Refugee Council.

I’m an English Major Who Works in Marketing at Urban Outfitters

Nathalie Ramirez oversees brand partnerships and music marketing for Urban Outfitters. She was also an English major. I sat down with her to learn how she crafted her career path around the skills and passions she developed in college. Check out how Ramirez brings pop culture finesse into retail.

I Turned My Love for Climbing Into a Career in Adventure Photography

Savannah Cummins loves to rock and ice climb, but two shoulder injuries meant she needed to take a step back to heal. Luckily, she found a new passion during her time off—outdoor photography. “At this point in my life,” Cummins shares, “I can’t imagine doing anything else.”

I Transitioned Into the Civilian Workplace After 27 Years in the Military

Carlos Perez graduated from West Point and served for 27 years. After getting out of the military, he felt it was time to move on to something new. "This was the first time in a long time that what came next for me was completely wide open." Here's his advice for veterans returning to work.

I Became a Web Developer Despite Others Telling Me I Couldn’t

“You can’t be a programmer. You’re too creative.” Christine Beaubrun, a web developer at Crew, heard this from two different people when she first contemplated a career in tech. Here's how she managed to prove them wrong by joining a software engineering program and landing her current job.

I’m an AI Researcher at Facebook—Here’s What I Actually Do Every Day

Angela Fan—an artificial intelligence researcher at Facebook—is aware that most people don’t really understand what AI is, let alone what she does at work every day. Here's how she landed her job, including transferring teams from data science, and what she does on a daily basis.

I’m a Digital Editor at CNBC.com—Here’s How I Got There

During senior year of high school, Jenna Goudreau wrote herself a letter—she’d be living in New York City, and she’d either be an actress or a magazine writer. For the most part, what she wrote in her letter came true. Now, she's the VP and Managing Editor of CNBC Make It.

I’m a Senior Associate at Point B—Here’s What My Day Looks Like

Ever wonder what a senior associate for a 100% employee owned firm does? Read on for details from someone who does just that.

I Play Soccer Professionally While Also Running a Business—Here’s How

It’s no secret that Jonathan Borrajo, a right wingback for the New York Cosmos, loves the game of soccer and the bonds he's created with his teammates. Which is why, with the help of a couple friends, he started SoccerShape—a fitness company.

Getting Fired From My First Job Led Me to Find My Career Path

Tristan Layfield was fired from his first job rather unfairly. But he didn't let this setback stop him—he went on to work in retail, then as a site specialist at a laboratory supply company, then as a project manager at IBM.