So you've been fired. Now what?

The time has come and like hundreds (thousands?) of fellow journalists around the world, you’ve been let go from your journalism job. So what to do now? Well according to career assessment tests from iVillage and The Princeton Review, there are many post-journalism career options, many of which were…a little off. Here are some of the suggestions:

  • Psychologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Career Counselor
  • Nutritionist
  • Child Care Worker
  • Antiques Dealer
  • Clergy
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Marine Biologist
  • Comedian
  • Philosopher
  • Social Worker

Okay, okay here are some of the more practical suggestions:

  • Novelist
  • Photographer
  • Graphic Designer
  • College Administrator
  • Film Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Inventor
  • Public Relations
  • Market Researcher
  • Paralegal
  • Curator
  • Professor
  • Website Designer
  • Librarian
  • Consultant
  • Artist

If you are still committed to a career in journalism, there are several websites that will assist in finding the perfect media job: