Many students studying history ask me a common question about their future scope. Most of the students are just limited to teaching or joining some governments’ job as their career choice. In this regard one of the best options for them may be studying archaeology. It is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that has been left behind by past human populations, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts ,cultural landscapes , etc. The word archeology is derived from two Greek words ‘archaios’ which means ancient things and ‘logos’ which means theory of science.

One of the rewarding careers for students may be studying a subject to know more about human being and its past. Well, in this regard the subject that comes to our mind is Anthropology. The term Anthropology has been derived from two Greek terms namely ‘anthropos’ which means human and ‘logos’ means study. Thus Anthropology is the study of human beings in its absoluteness. Anthropology is the study of various aspects of humans within past and present societies. Social anthropology and cultural anthropology study the norms and values of societies.

One of the basic needs for human being is shelter and one of the terms associated with this is ‘Construction’. Generally construction includes residential building construction, industrial construction, commercial building construction, heavy civil construction. Each type of construction project requires a unique team to plan, design, construct and maintain the project.

The agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals cannot be achieved without full participation of each and every individual. We are aware that women have important role in social transformation and their full participation is needed when it comes to social change. Some key targets of the 2030 Agenda includes- by 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and Goal-4 effective learning outcomes; by 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and preprimary education so that they are ready for primary education; end all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere; eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation; eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation.

Many of us are fond of cooking, we love to cook and also taste different cuisines. We cook food ourselves or sometime go out and eat outside in restaurants. Cooking is integral part in our life but when we look it as career, there are many option related to it. If one is interested in cooking and knows how to cook well then one career option can be of Chef. The word ‘chef’ has its origin from the French phrase chef de cuisine, which means the chief or head of a kitchen. A chef, in the contemporary sense of the term, is an artist who is equipped with specialized training to master the craft of cookery.

Call centre is a common word for many of us as young people in metros have experiences of working in various call centres. Now, we need to know what is this all about and how one can be involved with this. All of us use mobile phone and many times we call up the call centre whenever we have any issue with the network or the charges or any other offers. This means we have been using the services provided by call centre. Well, a call centre or call center is a centralised office used for receiving or transmitting a large volume of requests by telephone. There may be other definition too but it is easy to understand.

Call centre is a common word for many of us as young people in metros have experiences of working in various call centres. Now, we need to know what is this all about and how one can be involved with this. All of us use mobile phone and many times we call up the call centre whenever we have any issue with the network or the charges or any other offers. This means we have been using the services provided by call centre. Well, a call centre or call center is a centralised office used for receiving or transmitting a large volume of requests by telephone. There may be other definition too but it is easy to understand.

We have been talking about development in many aspects. Development is more common in a developing country like India. There are many issue and problem which needs to be address for development. Government of each country is committed for the growth and development of the country. Apart from government agencies, there are many other agencies that focus on development. Now, let us explore how development can be a separate subject of study and how it can be another career options for us.

We have published about branding and brand management in the previous issue. In this edition, we are publishing more details related to brand management Even though social media has changed the tactics of marketing brands, its primary goals remain the same; to attract and retain customers.

Brand has become a common word for many in the metros and urban areas. It has been a word for people who are into shopping and concerned about products. Brands not necessary relate to only costly things but it may be also applicable in all spheres including agriculture and its product. It is a name, term, symbol, design or a combination of all these intended to identify a product or service of a seller or a group of sellers. The popularity of a company greatly depends upon the brand. It is an identity of the company and/or their products in the market. A successful brand can only be created through an efficient brand management system.

We have published about some basic concepts about human rights. One can be rights defender and choose this field as career. It may not be possible to get a quick job after having degree or qualification, so one need to take up challenges for few days. A Masters degree alone often does not set you apart to grab the attention of recruiters. One must make the CV and add additional qualifications and skills to gain attention from the recruiters. There are many NGOs which offer volunteer option and also paid internship.

Human rights are moral principles or norms, which describe certain standards of human behaviour, and are regularly protected as legal rights in national and international law. They are commonly understood as inalienable fundamental rights “to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being,” and which are “inherent in all human beings” regardless of their nation, location, language, religion, ethnic origin or any other status. They are applicable everywhere and at every time in the sense of being universal, and they are egalitarian in the sense of being the same for everyone.
The Constitution of India provides for Fundamental rights, which include freedom of religion. Clauses also provide for freedom of speech, as well as separation of executive and judiciary and freedom of movement within the country and abroad. The country also has an independent judiciary and well as bodies to look into issues of human rights.

Hope all us have enjoyed yesterday’s celebration and now reading this article as we have time to read. Let me join you in wishing a great year ahead. I would like to mention about an option which is booming and increasing in our region. This is related to activities or celebration and together we can call it as events. Well, events management is another new vista in career and we can try and plan career related to events.