If you like to shop, than this is the perfect profession for you. It is best to decide first, what it is that you like to shop for. Decide if you want to work as a freelancer for yourself or if you would rather work for a high end retail store. Some experience in marketing, retail or fashion will help in securing a job.There are ways to obtain a certification as a personal shopper. ‘The Association of Image Consultants International’ offers this type of certification. Remember, find your niche or passion for what it is that you would like to shop for and utilize the public library or internet to research your proposed business.