20 jobs you can get at companies like Apple or Google that don't require a 4-year degree
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- Many of the nation's hottest companies to work at don't require college degrees, LinkedIn reports.
- Some jobs are more likely to hire without a four-year degree than others. These jobs range from marketing representatives to mechanical designers and insurance agents.
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You don't need an Ivy League degree to work at Apple.
In fact, CEO Tim Cook recently said about half of his company's new hires didn't even have a four-year degree.
Now, many of the nation's top companies do not require employees to have a bachelor's degree, according to a recent analysis by LinkedIn. Alongside Apple, Google's parent company Alphabet employ those with only a high school or associate's degree (as does Netflix).
To increase your chances of getting a gig at a big-name company without a bachelor's degree, LinkedIn identified 20 specific jobs that are more likely to have employees that didn't go to college. These jobs include specialized gigs like IT technicians and mechanical designers, though they can also be more creative roles like chefs and cosmetologists.
Along with identifying job titles, LinkedIn also analyzed how many non-college graduates make up the positions. For instance, over 26% of mechanical designers at the nation's top companies do not have college degrees, according to LinkedIn data.
Here are the top 20 jobs that will get you into the nation's hottest companies, no college degree required:
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