Get away from the desk and into your job—no chair required.
2) Welder — Welding definitely keeps you off your bum. Find a job in a factory, work on a construction site as a Structural Welder, or even get your Commercial Diver ‘s card and become an Underwater Welder.
7) Photographer — Outdoor, indoor, traveling for National Geographic, weddings, senior pictures, family photos—lots of options, all sans the cubicle.
9) Actor — Yes, it’s a job, and one that spurs your creative side. Be a regular in local community theater productions, hit Broadway, or showcase your skills in Hollywood.
10) Sales Associate — From auto parts to shoes, this job gets you out of the cubicle and interacting your workday away.
Careers You May Like
Tend to the animals at a zoo.
Perform breathtaking trapeze stunts for audiences.
Diagnose and fix problems to keep cars shifting smoothly.
Operate a huge tower crane to move around heavy materials.
Test-fly and evaluate bleeding edge aerospace designs.
Amaze the world with aeronautical acrobatics.
Fuse metal together by directing huge amounts of energy into small areas.
Build canoes, small fishing craft, or large cargo ships.
Specialize in residential piping and sewer system maintenance.
Tune up high-end cars to maximize performance and minimize weight.
Construct life-like props for use on film sets and stages.
Make pets look and smell good.
Match pets with potential owners.
Fix motorcycle engines with expert repair techniques.
Work deep underground to extract useful minerals.
Amuse audiences with exaggerated, wordless acts.
Give the impression of being able to read minds.
Perform astounding acts of illusion for audiences.
Chop down trees with chainsaws and hitch logs to extractors.
Handle insects for film shoots.
Wire and install electronic components in factories, plants, and mills.
Get horses in perfect shape for shows.
Repair and maintain big tools like backhoes, fire trucks, and cranes.
Recover sunken "treasure" in the water hazards of country clubs.
Hang metal tracks and motors to install automatic garage doors.
Oversee on-set electricians to keep the lights and cameras in action.
Fit horses with shoes to help them walk on hard surfaces.
Fill a background, non-speaking role in a movie or TV show.
Defuse bombs, consult on mining jobs and advise pyrotechnicians.
Evaluate experimental aeronautical designs from inside the cockpit.
Ride horses to keep them healthy.
Teach elephants tricks for circus performances.
Teach dolphins how to perform for an audience.
Train police and seeing eye dogs or show off your pup at a dog show.
Clean dairy cows' udders and hook them up to milking machines.
Operate massive cranes that move heavy material with dexterity.
Work in a wetsuit to make repairs, do research, or explore the seabed.
Do gag routines in a silly costume and elaborate makeup.
Ride the air currents in colorful hot-air balloons.
Troubleshoot and consult on tough repair jobs.
Melt metal together at exact temperatures to form tight welds.
Set up and maintain aquarium exhibits.
Fix up household appliances like microwaves, heaters and compactors.
Teach pets obedience, train circus animals, or consult on animal problems.
Feed and clean the animals at a shelter.
Fashion cabinets, doors, and flooring using different kinds of wood.
Take pictures of soldiers and the wars they fight from the front lines.
Maintain and repair aircraft and various aircraft systems.
Install and repair plumbing fittings.
Inspect, repair, and maintain diesel engines.
Perform physical labor tasks on highway and other heavy construction projects.
Conduct experiments, maintain satellites, and fly into outer space!
Record scientific data using a camera for organizations or businesses.
Provide for the comfort, health, and well-being of animals.
Take payments from customers in exchange for goods and services.
Test, diagnose, and repair automotive equipment including cars and light trucks.
Portray characters in theater productions.
Take pictures that make articles jump off the page.
Soar the skies behind the flight stick of a commercial jetliner.
Use a camera to capture the look of individuals, families, or groups.
Capture the essence of actors, authors, or models with close-up shots.
Fly from the captain's seat for private, corporate or government airlines.
Play different characters on the big screen.
Snap pictures from high above the ground in a helicopter or airplane.
Snap photos of runway models and the latest designs.
Capture images of the world for newspapers, websites, and art exhibits.
Entertain people through comic acts.
Make and repair metal parts by joining them together in the welding process
Portray roles on TV, in movies, or on stage.
Help your customers chose which products to buy in kiosks and stores.
Capture images from around the globe.
Do death-defying car exploits for film, TV, or commercials.
Take close-ups of scrumptious salads, soups, and entres for menus or ads.
Snap pictures of landscapes and wildlife for magazines and journals.
Fly helicopters for various industries and purposes.
Dive below the waves to take pictures of the underwater world.
Maintain and repair military and civilian helicopters.
Capture images of athletes, sports teams, and crowds in action.
Fix problems and replace broken parts to get cars back on the road.
Work on movie sets taking publicity photos of Actors during filming.
Snap photographs for businesses, advertising agencies, and more.
Sell products by shooting photos that say, You want to buy this!
Convey stories with pictures instead of words by capturing stirring images.
Create images of Musicians at work in the studio.
Record images of crime scenes and victims to bring about justice.
Capture the majesty and power of horses in an image.
Lend your voice to animated movies, commercials, or audio books.
Capture clear images of surgeries for medical school textbooks.
Collect toll from motorists.
Create photographic works of art.
Use skillful photography to make buildings and homes look their best.
Install and repair electronics and wiring of all sizes and voltages.
Shoot pictures of wild animals in their natural habitat.