In our modern age it’s pretty messed up to pigeon-hole women by
limiting their career options, and yet some backwards-thinking
Neanderthals still think it’s appropriate. In reality, however, women
can do all types of jobs from being a firefighter to making fantastic
gourmet meals as a chef. By definition a non-traditional job for a
woman is one where up to 25% of workers are women. The US Department
of Labor has listed around 100 non-traditional professions, which is
quite a big number.
A person’s gender should
never play a pivotal role in choosing an occupation, unless someone
requires you to have certain body parts, but those jobs are a whole
other can of worms. In a nutshell, I don’t think there are any jobs
that a man or a woman are incapable of doing, purely based on their
gender. As long as you have the required skills, you should be given
a shot, which is why education is incredibly important in anyone’s
So now let’s get a quick
look at those 10 non-traditional career choices for women.
1. Truck Driver
What’s so special about
Designing cool buildings
is an awesome career path!
Turns out women do know
how to trim one’s beard.
For some reason most chefs
are men, but I’ve never heard anyone saying “the dinner my dad has
cooked was unforgettable”. Moms rock, and women are awesome chefs!