What did you want to be when you grew up and what career do you have now?!

posted 3 years ago in Career
Post # 3
671 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I wanted to be a cowgirl.

I’m a marketing coordinator. Still working on that cowgirl part….

Post # 4
3237 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

When I was three I wanted to be camping barbie. When I was 6 I wanted to dance in cages.

I work in HR now. Totally not as exciting.


Post # 5
3355 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

lol I’m in the career I always wanted to be in XD

Post # 6
885 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I wanted to be an OB when I was really young (kind of random), then I wanted to be a lawyer.  And now I’m an engineer. 

Post # 7
239 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Then:  Actress/Singer

Now:  Teacher

Like many 5 year olds, I had a very loose grasp on reality.

Post # 8
3673 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I wanted to be a vet when I was little.

I still love animals, but I’ve expanded my love to kids as well. Going into teaching 🙂

Post # 9
6407 posts
Bee Keeper

I wanted to be superwoman (same outfit as superman) and take all the food first world kids didn’t want to eat (broccoli, etc.), and fly it over the staving children in Africa and drop it in their bowls from the sky. The kids would be thrilled, of course.

This was a very vivid and clear fantasy in my head, so I still remember it well, to this day.

Now…I research, analyze, and summarize information in exchange for money.

In the future, I will… ???

Post # 10
1648 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

When I was little I wanted to grow up to be a 1-Geneticist, 2-Race Car Driver, 3-Lawyer

I’m now the Operations Director for a property management company (but I do a little/lot of everything, i.e., advertising, HR, bookkeeping, etc). I’m hoping to change careers in the next 1-2 years so we’ll see what happens…

Post # 11
10748 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Wanted to be a vet for a long time, but I’m really a production engineer in wells. 

Post # 12
11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I wanted to be: A kindergarden teacher!

I wound up: An infant room teacher!

So pretty close!

Post # 13
1506 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I wanted to be an orthodontist or a music teacher. I’m a nanny without any sort of college degree 🙁

Post # 14
10384 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I wanted to be a marine biologist. I actually did end up getting 2 degrees in Marine Biology and traveled the world doing field research. Now, I work in human biology – I help develop cures for diseases. Not quite the same, but getting to have more than one career is the best of both worlds!

Post # 16
7997 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

A ballerina or princess. I am neither 😛

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