The Sims 3 Careers Mod

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The Sims 3 Careers Mod by Nraas

The Careers Mod by Nraas is probably one of the most genius mods for The Sims 3. That is because this mod is the backbone of every other career extension for the game, and is used to load any other additional mod. So, to enjoy a new life path in The Sims 3, you will have to download and install Nraas’s Careers Mod first, then follow it up with your choice.

Ever since this tool was released, the sims community have accepted it as the best and have used it as something to build onto. If you go and search for any career out there, you will quickly notice that almost every single one demands you to have the Career Mod among your game files. So, all the other careers, custom skills, or social interactions mods after the Career mod, have taken its framework and require it to work correctly.

Let’s learn how to install the Career Mod!

How to Install the Careers Mod by Nraas?

The installation for the Career Mod is reasonably straightforward. These are the steps:

  1. Make sure to download the correct version of the mod from Nraas’s site.
  2. Locate the destination of your game. If you can’t remember where you have installed The Sims 3, try using the search bar.
  3. Extract the zipped downloaded file into a new folder.
  4. Copy and paste the newly extracted folder to the “Mods” folder in your game’s destination.
  5. Repeat the same steps with any other career mod you want to install in the future.

Although the procedure is easy, you can still make a mistake and cause a problem if you aren’t careful enough. Make sure not to copy and paste the same mod twice and always to get the newest and updated versions. If you’re still having troubles, then please check our mega guide on how to make CC and mods work!

Our Best Career Mod Choices for The Sims 3

There are hundreds of unique career mods for The Sims 3, and you can find them all over the internet. But our favourite places to search for alternatives in our Sims’ lives are Nraas’s site and ModTheSims. You can check both these sources and discover the perfect career for your Sim. Here are ours:

Mobster Career and Assassination Skill

The Mobster Career by Nraas is a very well known mod for The Sims 3. Paired with the Assassination Skill, they make one of the most exciting experiences in the game. And if you’ve never played anything similar, then you’re in for a treat!

The Mobster Career allows you to play as a gang member and to be a part of “The Family”. Through “The Family”, you can execute orders and assassinate Sims that you don’t like. The Assassination Skill adds a bit of flavour to it, with keeping track of your killings and methods.

To download the Mobster Career, visit this page, and for the Assassination Skill, click here.

Modelling Career Mod

The Modeling Career is our second favourite one to play through. It’s undoubtedly one of the fullest ones you can find, and we love just how full it feels while you’re playing. You can download it at ModTheSims.

With the Modeling Career Mod, your Sim can take up a modelling job and do everything that the models in real life do. Every model starts as a “Model Wannabe”, then works his way up to a “Top Supermodel”. At this level, you can collaborate with the biggest names in fashion and set a good look for every other Sim in the world.

Exercising to stay fit and healthy, and having an agent are all part of this mod, so if this sounds like something you want to try, then definitely go for it! We promise that you won’t regret it!

Teacher Career Mod

The Teacher Career Mod is a creation of Missyhissy, a simmer who has made many many popular career paths for The Sims 4. This one lets you play a teacher’s lifestyle and can be downloaded at ModTheSimstoo.

To become a teacher, you will first need to work as a children’s monitor and maintain peace among them. If you do this successfully you will be promoted as a teacher’s assistant, and then become a full time teacher. This career actually has 10 levels and tons of content to go through. So, if you’re even a bit bored of The Sims 3, then this mod will give you hours and hours of fun!


No matter which career you want to try out or which life path to take, the Careers Mod by Nraas is the first thing you’ll need to take care of. The steps are simple and the procedure is quick, so there is no real reason for any simmer not to install this mod. It requires only the base game, and you don’t have to buy any new expansion packs to make it work.

Please comment if you have questions or difficulties about anything else. Good luck and have fun!

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