Entering a career in helping, teaching, or healing is like the immigrant experience. Who am I? Where do I t? What do I want? What can I do well? What provides opportunity? ese immigrant questions are also the questions for someone considering a caring profession. And like the new immigrant, the person seeking to enter a eld cannot envision or understand the whole picture. Walking along a path, in life or in a career, is like a long hike on a challenging trail. It is step by step.