Which Path to Choose after Graduation? Work or Study?
To be, or not to be, that is the
question. The choices you make today will influence how your future
spans out. Have you completed graduation? Do the following questions
haunt you as you stand at the crossroads of life? Know that it is normal
and most students go through this phase in life.
Should I study further?
Pursuing higher studies and gaining
specialization in your field of interest is always the best path to
choose. Apart from the usual courses, several offbeat programs are also
available today. Learn more about these options from teachers, seniors
and surfing the Internet.
Should I take up a job?
Unless you are sure about the career you
want to pursue, taking up a job merely to earn might result in early
burnout. However, if you have some options that allow you to continue
studying along with the job, you could consider it. Determine if you
will be able to balance both, as each can be demanding
Would short-term courses help me?
Indeed! Studying is the best way to stay
updated. While you are contemplating the master’s program or the career
you want to pursue, you can identify short-term courses in the field of
your interest. Certain colleges offer 3-month and 6-month courses along
with corporate internships. Explore these options.
How will counseling help me?
If you are unsure about the above options
and still see a question mark looming ahead, seek professional career
counseling. Scientific tests, systematic evaluation, and industry and
academic professionals can help you identify your interest areas. Thadomal Shahani Centre for Talent Services (TSCTS) is a part of the reputed Thadomal Shahani Centre for Management. It guides students to recognize their interests and strengths, to help them make the right career decision