The children of today are a generation working towards a new and exciting landscape of potential jobs - some of which don't even exist yet.
As technology and automation continues to advance at a staggering rate, the job sector will too, quickly adapting to support breakthroughs across industries.
Take a look at some of the jobs humanity could be doing one day.
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1. Space junk recycler
These people will have to identify the orbital locations of where junk is greatest in the atmosphere surrounding Earth. They will then develop cost effective methods to remove it from orbit.
Farmers will use technology to raise carefully engineered crops. The future of farming is also set to become vertical as creating these spaces in urban areas will help bosst food supply.
3. Self-driving car mechanic.
As the direction of travelling in the future becomes more about self-driving cars, these vehicles will not be self-fixing. The mechanic of the future needs to be comprehensive in technology too.
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4. Climate Change Reverse Specialist.
A new breed of engineer-scientists will hopefully emerge with the ability to rebuild ecosystems around the planet, such as rainforests and ocean beds, as global warming devastates vulnerable landscapes around the world.