Typical jobs can be boring, but not all jobs have to be the mundane 9-5 daily grind. Not many are aware, but there are some very interesting jobs that can be taken up as a full-fledged career opportunity. If you are looking to have some fun on the job, here are some of the interesting career opportunities you can consider.
Puppetry: This is among the most ancient art forms, estimated to have been in existence as far back as 4000 years. Although digital media now rules the roost, puppetry is still found useful for certain types of entertainment and for educational purposes. If you have interest in puppetry, you can do a certificate Course in Puppetry at Mumbai University. As a puppeteer, you can host shows all across the globe.
Tea Tasting: Sip tea all day long and get paid a high salary for the same. This could be your dream job if you love the taste of tea. As a tea sommelier, you will be working for top brands to discover new tea flavors for the market. You could also get high-paying jobs at leading 5-star hotels. For becoming a professional tea taster, you will have to complete a degree/diploma course in tea management. Some of the institutes that offer such courses include Birla Institute of Futuristic Studies, Dipras Institute of Professional Studies, Assam Agricultural University, Indian Institute of Plantation Management, The Tea Research Association, The Tea Tasters Academy and Indian Institute of Plantation Management Bangalore.
Food Flavorist/Flavor Chemist: Love your food? If yes, the job of a food flavorist can be an appropriate option for you. A food flavorist understands the art and science of food and his primary role is to make food more flavorful and tasty. A food flavorist can get jobs in various industry sectors. You can do a relevant course at Indian Institute of Hospitality and Management, Mumbai; SRM University: Department of Food Process Engineering, Ghaziabad, UP; and Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore.
Pet grooming: If you like animals, you can take up a career in pet grooming. You will be working closely with various household pets and would be responsible for their hygiene and appearance. You can take this job full time of part time depending on your preferences. With rising affluence, the demand for pet groomers is consistently increasing all across India. You can search for institutes in your city that may be offering a course in pet grooming.
Photonics: If you have interest in science, you could consider a career in photonics. As a photonist, you will be handling all the tasks related to the study of photons, which are the fundamental particles of light. A career in photonics is globally relevant and you could get a job anywhere in the world. Jobs are available both in private and public sector. You can enroll for a course in Photonics at:
- International School of Photonics, Cochin
- University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi and Chennai
- Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
- Periyar EVR College, Tiruchirappalli
- Department of Photonics, Rajarshi Shahu Mahavidyalaya, Latur, Maharashtra
- Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), Pilani
Museology: If you have interest in archeology, architecture and ancient artifacts, you could consider a career in Museology. In this job, you will get to learn everything about managing museums and museum collections. You can do a course in Museology at:
- National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology, New Delhi
- University of Calcutta