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.

Why You Should Use Your Parents as a Resource When Looking for a Job

Awesome network, top-notch professionals skills and free job coaching? Look no further than your very own parents.

4 Things to Know If You’re a Woman Joining the Tech Industry

Tech may still be male-dominated, but we've got tips for women who want to get in on the action.

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.”

5 Famous People Who Made Surprising (and Inspiring) Career Changes

When you look at people who’ve achieved stunning success in their fields, it’s difficult to imagine that they weren’t always hurtling down those paths. But each of these five famous figures started off doing something else before making career changes.

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.

It’s OK if You Like Your Job Because the Money’s Good

Admitting that you like your job because it pays well feels like some sort of dirty admission. And, while you should get more out of your career than just cash, there's nothing wrong with recognizing the reality. Here's a friendly reminder that money is allowed to matter.

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.