What career am I best suited for?

I don't want work with nonprofits or as a paralegal anymore. What career am I best suited for with my current education and work experience? And, how do I pursue a career in the industry you recommend? I'm interested in government/politics, journalism, lobbying, higher education, research, advertising, and music. I'd like a job with growth potential in an large organization with good management infrastructure (no more small companies or operations). This is my truncated resume: Director of Programs—Chamber of Commerce Develop and coordinate programs to support and improve local business. Design and draft marketing materials to publicize Chamber programs using MS Publisher, Constant Contact, and Adobe Contribute. Foster partnerships with schools, government officials, businesses, and community organizations to attain the specified goals related to each program. Legal Coordinator—The Willett Law Firm, P.A. Developed an action plan with the NC State Bar to wind-down John G. McCormick’s law practice. Assisted clients with filing grievances with the NC State Bar and finding alternate legal counsel. Legal Assistant/Paralegal—John G. McCormick, P.A. Organized and managed the firm’s accounts payable and receivable using QuickBooks and Timeshlips software. Assisted personal representatives with estate planning and settlement. Performed title and lien searches and helped to prepare closing packages for real estate transactions. High School Social Studies Teacher Taught Economic, Legal & Political Systems, which is an overview of stock market investing and micro- and macroeconomics concepts, civics, law, and a comparative study of historical and modern political and economic systems in foreign countries. Y2K Readiness Project Administrator –Quintiles, Inc. Communicated with project managers to track compliance and contingency planning. Managed and tracked project data using MS Excel. Legal Assistant–Rucci, Burnham, Carta & Edelberg, L.L.P., Helped defense prepare for a criminal trial in Puerto Rico discovery for a client charged with violating Savings and Loans regulations. Employee Assistance Program Intern–United States Tobacco Co. Education: Juris Doctorate, Campbell University Norman A. Wiggins School of Law, Two years completed Summer Program, Handong International Law School, South Korea Master of Arts in Teaching, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Bachelor of Science in History, Appalachian State Univ., Boone, NC NC State Bar Certified Paralegal Relevant Coursework: History of the World Since 1945 Germany Since 1917 U.S. Foreign Policy U.S. Intellectual Tradition Constitutional Law Islamic History Asian History Latin American History Latin American Politics American and National Government Political Parties and PACs Law & Ethics of Communications Theory & Practice of Persuasion History of American Public Education Microeconomic Theory Race, Poverty & Politics Globalization Comparative Law & Culture (U.S. v. Asian Traditions) International Business Transactions Constitutional Law Entertainment Law Education Law Contracts Torts Civil & Criminal Procedure Criminal Law

Asked By: CT Yankee - 11/6/2008
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try to get into government relations department of a large (jumbo) firm?
Answered By: jim06744 - 11/6/2008
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