When I was 19 years old, I scored a camp counselor job at a local day camp. I spent my days throwing footballs to adolescents, teaching the fine art of belly flops, and breaking up arguments over who gets the last ice cream bar. This is not the kind of counselor we’re talking about in this section. Instead, we’re referring to counselors who help people with family, mental, and career-related problems.
Outlook for Counselors
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Employment Matrix, State Occupational Projections
Specifically, we’re covering the following types of counselors:
◆ Marriage and family therapists who help couples ...