Best Jobs for Making a Career Change at 40

Image via iStock.
Career Corner BCCC

Making a career change when you’re officially entering the middle age stage of your life can be intimidating. However, it is more possible than one might think, especially if you have transferable skills. Here are the best jobs for changing your career at 40, according to Zippia.  

Veterinary Technician 

A two-year program is needed for this entry-level position. Instead of going to veterinary school, you can still enjoy the perks of spending your day with pets without the higher level of responsibility.  

Patient Advocate 

A person in this position helps patients navigate through the hurdles of the healthcare system as well as serving as the family representative.  

Independent Contractor 

An independent contractor can outsource their skills through a specific industry and can set their own rates while choosing their own clients.  

Event Planner 

You can be the life of the party with this position. Event planners can organize a wide range of events, from corporate team-building sessions to weddings. If you’re organized and good at taking charge, this could be the career pivot for you. 

Read more about jobs for making a career change at 40 on Zippia

How to make a career change at 30, 40, 50, and Beyond.

Bucks County Community College Logo

Bucks County Community College, the sponsor of BUCKSCO. Today — Career Corner, is a public community college with over 9,500 full- and part-time students.  

Both affordable and centrally located for people in and around the Bucks County area, the school has three main campuses in Newtown, Bristol, and Perkasie, allowing students to attend throughout the area. 

For those just starting their paths in higher education, or returning to school after a prolonged absence, Bucks County Community College offers over 90 academic programs within seven Academic Departments.  

The school’s 43 Associate’s Degree programs prepare students to pursue either a career or their Bachelor’s degrees after graduation. 

Learn more about Bucks County Community College here. 

Connect With Your Community

Subscribe for stories that matter!

"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.