Potential Career: Flight Attendant Essay

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The Career Exploration choice that appealed to me the most was the job of a Flight Attendant. I think that traveling the world would be very exciting and as a Flight Attendant I would have a chance to travel, meet lots of different people and experience different cultures around the world. Flight Attendants do not make a lot of money at first but I think it would be ok to work up to a higher salary, especially since Zarin said that the airline pays for your expenses. The idea of being a flight attendant is a little impossible for me. I don’t think I would enjoy the constant moving around or having to deal with people all the time. However, the idea of spending at least a few years of my life traveling the world as always appealed to me. I …show more content…
Because of my artistic preference I like to think and perceive, but I also like to create and work outside the rules and not be forced to conform. As a Flight Attendant I would be subject to codes and policies, I would have to travel where I was told and wear a uniform. I am not sure if this is the best option for the creative side of my personality. As a Developmental Therapist I would be able to create programs and implement them and while there would be regulations, I would be in a greater position of authority, one where I would be making rules and decisions. Being a Flight Attendant would leave little room for me to work with my ideas; I wouldn’t get the chance to create. Being realistic means that I am practical and like to work with my hands, I think both careers are conducive to hands on work, but neither to physical labor a profession that seems to mainly satisfy realists. I genuinely like making things, but I don’t think that I could just be a physical laborer, I want to use my mind as well but I don’t know how easy that would be with the two careers in question. Realist types also like to do things as opposed to just talking about them, this is very like me I would much rather actively fix a problem then discuss it and I think both careers require diplomacy.
My MBTI type is INTJ and not at all conducive to being a Flight Attendant. The majority of least chosen careers are ones that involve close interaction with people in the service industry as

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