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Career Fields - try again

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Gay Deputy, Nov 8, 2016.

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What is your career field?

  1. Student

    44.9%
  2. Public Service (ems, fire, law enforcement, active military)

    7.9%
  3. Arts (culinary, author, artist, musician, etc)

    13.5%
  4. Financial Services

    2.2%
  5. Mechanics/machinist

    2.2%
  6. Farming/Ranching

    1.1%
  7. Industrial (chemical, processing, refining, etc)

    1.1%
  8. Student

    13.5%
  9. Retired

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Web Services / IT

    6.7%
  11. Customer Service / Hospitality

    7.9%
  12. Legal/Law

    1.1%
  13. Realty

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Medical

    9.0%
  15. Counseling

    1.1%
  16. Marketing/advertising

    3.4%
  17. Business

    2.2%
  18. Political Sciences

    1.1%
  19. Education

    5.6%
  20. Other

    18.0%
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  1. twelvegraves

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    im just coming out of job corps and im applying for the robotics program they have
    basically free college?? hell yeah
    but even i don't get into the program i'll go to college on my own dime, im pretty dead set on robotics
     
  2. Rowe

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    I'm a business student, so I picked student twice and also chose everything related to what I'm learning.

    When I graduate, I want to either be an event planner, accountant, statistician, or forensic scientist.
     
  3. RMember1

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    I'm a biology student, have a vague idea of what I want to do post-college but yeah...
     
  4. Gay Deputy

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    Wow...some really diverse and big dreams! Wish all of you the best in making them happen! Chins up and charge on!!!
     
  5. Aussie792

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    I'm a full-time student (undergraduate studying two degrees; law and PPE) and work in hospital admin part-time, which is good experience and pays me a ridiculous amount for how unqualified I am. I also work as a tutor, but that isn't much money.

    I've got a few years of study to go, so I'm not seriously looking at any graduate jobs yet, but I think I'll aim for the private legal sector, though I'm trying to leave myself open to working in public policy or consulting if I change my mind.
     
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  6. BobObob

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    I'm working in QA at a small software company (# of employees < 100). Basically, I test software. I mostly do this by using software that other people wrote, but sometimes also by writing my own program that uses other programs to test specific test cases, and sometimes manually test software (especially if I'm testing something graphical). I voted Web Services / IT, as that's the closest.
     
  7. falconfalcon

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    We definitely need more LGBT role models etc. :slight_smile:

    esp for the kids who don't have family support and guidance :slight_smile:
     
  8. LakanLunti

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    I really wanna echo this. We need more LGBT in different fields to show how normal we are. To show that we are more than what they think of us. I have faith on you guys! We can do this! DREAM ON

    *cue "Dream On" sang by The Voice US coaches*
    :lol:
     
  9. ChameleonSoul

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    I'm in college right now. I've been studying another major but I plan on switching to Human Services this January. I don't really know what my exact plans are for when I graduate but I plan on working in such a career.
     
  10. Bolt35

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    I'm a freelance stagehand. I work in the backstage areas of the entertainment industry, specifically building the stages, setting up audio and lighting equipment, building the props, and half the time, doing technical stuff.No, not broadway (though it does count, what they do in broadway is a bit different, since it's the same shit every time). It ranges from conventions, weddings, concerts and award shows. there's a lot of skills, long physical and mental hours involved.
    I was thinking about doing a career switch to law enforcement, though it might be a bit late for me. Until then, I've been a Crew Chief for a year, helping new stagehands and lead the stage crew in projects.
     
  11. GreenTree

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    I'm a PhD student in immunology. It's been a fun and challenging journey so far :slight_smile:
     
  12. AKTodd

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    I work as an Instructional Designer for a Fortune 500 company.

    Instructional Designer = Someone who designs, creates, and maintains training materials and courses, sometimes for classroom training, sometimes for computer based training.

    I also have a background in corporate training, and still do a bit of it from time to time.

    Todd
     
  13. radicalmuffins

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    I work for the European Commission as one of the many British delegates that handle EU aid volunteers for deployment. I work on site so I travel a lot. I basically monitor the programmes being proposed by partner agencies and institutions and make sure that all of them comply with EU standards. I did development studies at university and am completing an MA in international child protection and welfare.

    Sadly, my involvement with the EU will be terminated soon as a consequence of the British exit vote. I plan to transition into social services once that happens.
     
  14. rokara

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    Right now I'm unemployed due to some long-standing issues with my vision that, ironically, got worse after I moved to Florida. So, until that gets fixed I currently sit at home watching my 4 nephews and keeping the house in order (basically stay at home parent) while their parents and my wife work :slight_smile:

    What I did before that was I owned/operated a small business for 13 years (was closed down late last year). After that, I went thru a hiring agency (temp-to-hire work) and the jobs I had were: sandblasting for a sign making company, Shipping/Receiving for a food processing company (they make some really awesome potato salad) and in a cheese factory doing a couple different jobs there.

    What I'd love to be doing (other than working) is going after a degree in History and maybe becoming a history teacher :slight_smile:
     
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    I manage an animal hospital :icon_bigg: