Being a “nerd” growing up was never easy. On the playground, schoolyard bullies often picked on those who were more interested in books and other things that lay along the “fringe” of what was deemed socially acceptable.
Being labeled a nerd was enough to banish you to the outskirts of popularity and it was easy to fall into the despair of loneliness. Surprisingly, it is now those so-called nerds who are taking over the world, especially when it comes to working in the fields of technology and creative arts or design. While surviving childhood unscathed is a feat in its own right, the rewards of being a nerd now are tenfold because of the job opportunities available to those who are more inclined to high test scores, random and specific knowledge, and outlying interests.
Geek out, nerds. Here are the eight best jobs for you:
The 8 Best Jobs For Nerds
Published on Monday, 30 Mar 2015
Become our fans
Your recent searches