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Times are changing, and so are career choices. With the transforming requirements of today’s digital era, a gazillion new career paths are opening up and thriving! Hence, here are a few new-age, fast-emerging career options for you to know that can be fun, exciting, and immensely rewarding!


If you’ve got a voice that has the power to influence or passion for a niche topic, podcasting might be your thing. Isn’t it super fun? All you’ve got to do is talk about something that you love and earn amazingly all that while! Prominent podcasts like Jay Shetty’s podcast, Freakonomics Radio, etc. have been excelling immensely! This career option can be considered if you are interested in diving deep into discussions, sharing your expertise, and connecting with a huge audience!


Imagine doing what you love the most and in return, earning millions while you’re at it! That is what social media influencing is all about! From fashion and travel to food and gaming, pick a niche that interests you and start creating content around it! Your job? Be creative in your content, connect with your followers, and start partnering with businesses and brands. Famous Indian influencers like Kusha Kapila, Prajakta Koli, Komal Pandey, etc. have been excelling exceptionally in their own fields, gaining immense love and support both nationally and internationally!


If you have a knack for persuasion and love recommending products to people, affiliate marketing is the career for you! In this, you become an affiliate (a person or organization officially attached to a larger body) of a brand and promote their product(s) for them. The company generates a unique code or link for you, which you ask your friends, followers, and peers to use while they’re shopping in the company’s store. Every time someone purchases using your unique code or link, you receive a commission!


Do you love scrolling through social media or is your mind full of innovative, creative & amazing ideas for viral content? Then you can become a social media manager or strategist! In this career, you are required to analyze trends, target audiences, and create social media campaigns that can potentially make your client’s content gain traction on the internet!


In an age of big data, data analysts are needed everywhere! Every company looks for analysts who can investigate data, identify patterns, and draw meaningful conclusions to understand various aspects like audience, sales, turnovers, etc. If you’re passionate about uncovering insights from raw data, analyzing trends, and working with statistical figures, this one’s for you!

In this fast-paced digital age, opportunities for the youth are limitless! If you are ready to embrace the change, there is so much more these careers can offer you. All you’ve got to do is explore your passions, see what interests you, and just go for it!

Arushi Sethi

Delhi North '24

Arushi Sethi is a Chapter Member at the Her Campus at Delhi North. She is a part of the Content Writing team, writing and exploring a plethora of genres in her writings for the website including lifestyle, entertainment, fashion, wellness and culture. Beyond Her Campus, she is a third year English Literature student at Hansraj College, University of Delhi. She is currently serving as the Content Editor for Willow – the journal of The English Society of Hansraj College, and has previously served as the Editor-in-Chief for Credence Foundation, a non-profit organization. Furthermore, she is a member of the Editorial Wing of Kavyanjali – the Poetry Society of Hansraj College, and Ostraca – the Creative Writing Society. She has also written for Hans, the college magazine of Hansraj College. And with a vast experience of participating and chairing in several Model United Nations Conferences, both as a Journalist and Executive Board, she also holds a keen interest and grip over journalistic writings. Being a poet, content writer, blogger & editor, she is constantly exploring newer ways to fulfil her passion for words. For her, there is bliss in reading, writing, listening to music, singing and playing the piano.