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This is a list of potentially promising paths that we **haven't written reviews on yet**. Treat this as a very rough list of potential ideas to consider, and note that we haven't researched these paths.  
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This is a list of potentially promising paths that we **haven't written reviews on yet**. Treat this as a very rough list of potential ideas to consider, and note that we haven't researched these paths. **Bolded are paths that we are comparatively more confident in recommending.**
  
See the careers we have reviewed [here](https://80000hours.org/career-guide/profiles/).
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[See the careers we have researched and written reviews of here](https://80000hours.org/career-guide/profiles/).
  
 
##PhD's
 
##PhD's
  
 
* Anthropology PhD
 
* Anthropology PhD
* Applied Maths PhD
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* **Applied Maths PhD**
 
* Bioengineering PhD
 
* Bioengineering PhD
 
* Engineering PhD
 
* Engineering PhD
 
* History PhD
 
* History PhD
* Statistics PhD
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* **Statistics PhD**
  
 
##Academia
 
##Academia
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* Academic grant writer and/or project manager
 
* Academic grant writer and/or project manager
 
* Anthropology
 
* Anthropology
* Computer science (especially AI)
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* **Computer science (especially AI)**
* Economics, especially development economics
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* **Economics, especially development economics**
 
* History
 
* History
  
 
##Entrepreneurship
 
##Entrepreneurship
  
* Animal product alternatives startups
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* **Founding or working for for-profit startups focused on serving the global poor**
* For-profit startups focused on serving the global poor
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* **Founding or working for startups on animal product alternatives**
 
* Founding or working for tech startups focused on emerging markets
 
* Founding or working for tech startups focused on emerging markets
  
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* Accountancy
 
* Accountancy
 
* Corporate management
 
* Corporate management
* Corporate scientist (esp biomed)
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* Corporate scientist (especially biomed)
 
* Intellectual property
 
* Intellectual property
 
* Public relations
 
* Public relations
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##Non-profit world
 
##Non-profit world
  
* Work at [Effective Altruist organisations](http://www.effectivealtruism.org/organizations/)
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* **Work at [Effective Altruist organisations](http://www.effectivealtruism.org/organizations/)**
* Work at [Open Philanthropy Project](http://www.openphilanthropy.org/)
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* **Work at [Open Philanthropy Project](http://www.openphilanthropy.org/)**
 
* Work at Gates Foundation
 
* Work at Gates Foundation
 
* Work at International development charities.
 
* Work at International development charities.
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* Web designer
 
* Web designer
* Work at DeepMind  
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* **Work at DeepMind**
 
* Work at Google
 
* Work at Google

Revision as of 13:51, 13 November 2015

This is a list of potentially promising paths that we haven't written reviews on yet. Treat this as a very rough list of potential ideas to consider, and note that we haven't researched these paths. Bolded are paths that we are comparatively more confident in recommending.

See the careers we have researched and written reviews of here.

PhD's

  • Anthropology PhD
  • Applied Maths PhD
  • Bioengineering PhD
  • Engineering PhD
  • History PhD
  • Statistics PhD

Academia

  • Academic grant writer and/or project manager
  • Anthropology
  • Computer science (especially AI)
  • Economics, especially development economics
  • History

Entrepreneurship

  • Founding or working for for-profit startups focused on serving the global poor
  • Founding or working for startups on animal product alternatives
  • Founding or working for tech startups focused on emerging markets

For-profit world (for skill building and earning to give)

  • Accountancy
  • Corporate management
  • Corporate scientist (especially biomed)
  • Intellectual property
  • Public relations
  • Real estate
  • Sales

Government and policy

  • Foreign policy
  • Government grant making
  • Lobbyist
  • US Civil service - policy roles
  • US Military
      • DoD
      • NSA
  • US Party politics

Health

  • Dentist
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Work in public health

Non-profit world

Tech

  • Web designer
  • Work at DeepMind
  • Work at Google