careers

The VICE Guide to Life

Everything You Need to Know Before Starting a Business with Friends

It will change your relationship forever.
Alex Norcia
10.19.18
Work

Why Freelancing Is So Much Better Than Having an Office Job

Being your own boss isn’t for everyone, and it’s definitely not easy, but for me the tradeoffs are worth it.
Paulette Perhach
8.7.18
Free

What It Takes to Make a Living as a Drag Queen

Most drag queens have modest incomes, but their expenses for hair, makeup and travel can easily top $10,000 a year. Here’s what they spend on and the tricks they use to make ends meet.
Melissa Kravitz
7.27.18
employment

We Asked Experts How to Survive a Soul-Sucking Job

When you can't tell your boss to shove it, and there's just no way you'll ever love it.
Anna Goldfarb
7.26.18
Money

A Successful Artist Explains How to Make Art and Money

Australian sculptor Mathieu Briand spills the secret to pulling in five figures a month.
Sam Nichols
6.14.18
Invisible Jobs

What It’s Actually Like to Work as a Garbage Man

Trash collectors have the fifth most dangerous job in America—but they also enjoy some surprising perks.
Rick Paulas
6.6.18
dreams

Porn Stars, Flight Attendants, and ER Doctors Tell Us Their Work Nightmares

Turns out porn stars, doctors, and bouncers have very different work-related stress dreams.
Trevor Risk
5.23.18
relationships

People in Love Talk About How They Deal with Working Together

"When we first started dating, she was a huge distraction. I think we were pretty distracted by each other."
Sophie Gray
8.15.17
Work Experience

Interning with German Drug Cops Made Me a Decriminalization Advocate

I was only 17, but my short time spent busting weed dealers turned me into a lifelong fan of making all drugs legal.
Jack Barry
7.20.17
Nice Job!

What It's Like Being a 20-Something Funeral Director

Death is hard on your social life.
Tiffy Thompson
1.28.17
Drugs

I Interviewed My Dad About His Career as an LSD Trafficker

My mom had no idea.
Esmee Schenck De Jong
1.12.17
festivals 2016

Sober, Safe, and Focused: Meet the Teenagers of Reading 2016

“I’m not drinking and I don’t do any drugs. I don’t like the idea of never being able to have fun without the help of a substance when I’m older.”
Angus Harrison
9.6.16
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