Why? Because if you flip through designer job postings you’ll encounter bullet point requirements ranging from Graphic design to interaction design to front end development to user research to usability testing, IA and content strategy. What’s the result of this crazy range of requirements? Designers suddenly feel under qualified.
8. Work in public service? Your loans may be forgiven. For those dedicated to a career in public service or non-profit work, you may be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. To qualify, you’ll have to work at least 30 hours a week within a government organization (at any level) or for a not-for-profit organization that is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) for and make monthly qualifying payments for 10 years. After those 120 qualifying monthly payments,, your remaining federal student loan balance will be forgiven.