Becoming A Pediatrician

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Going into my career, I wish to be the following: pediatrician, dentist, detective, surgeon, or a lawyer. A career is an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with opportunities for progress. A pediatrician is a medical practitioner specializing in children and their diseases. As a pediatrician, you need a good education. To become a pediatrician, you’ll need training in general medicine throughout most of your undergraduate and graduate education. Also, you will need a bachelor’s and medical degree, to complete your residency, obtain medical license, become board certified, and maintain certification. Specialization in pediatric begins during your residency. Two of the best colleges for becoming a pediatrician are…show more content…
Lawyers must typically complete an undergraduate degree and law degree. After completing these degrees, potential lawyers must pass the bar exam for each state in which they wish to practice, and lawyers may be required to participate in continuing education throughout their careers. A bar exam is a test intended to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction. Two of the best colleges for becoming a lawyer are Duke and Stanford University. It can take up to 7-8 years to become a lawyer. After obtaining a 4 year bachelors degree, you can enroll in a law school that will take 3-4 years. In order to practice law, one has to clear the bar exam and get license in their state. The medium pay for a lawyer is $113,530. The benefits are 4 weeks paid time off per year, ten paid holidays per year, comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, including domestic partner coverage, life and AD and D insurance, long term disability insurance, long term care plan available, parking allowance(some areas), up to 12 weeks disability/parental leave, and business casual dress. Benefits may vary by position and
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