(Closed) Bees who met their SO's in HS/College, what jobs did you have then vs now?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 31
2167 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I worked in retail as a sales associate and then a jr. manager. He was a driver helper for a materials company. 

I now work for an education company and he’s a commercial driver. 

Post # 32
2027 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

My husband and I met very close to the end of college (my senior year and his masters’), so not really sure how much this counts. We were both full-time students; I worked part-time as a research assistant in a psychology lab and also as a classroom assistant in a pre-school. I don’t think he was working at that specific time, but in previous quarters had been a TA and machine shop assistant.

5 years later, we both work at different tech companies. He’s a product manager in gaming and I work in business development in health care.

Post # 33
653 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

We met while getting our teaching credentials and are both teachers currently 🙂

Post # 34
782 posts
Busy bee

DH & I met when we were really young (didn’t date then though). His full time job in high school & college was playing baseball. When he graduated college, he worked for his Dad’s company for a while. I held part time/summer jobs all through high school & college including working in general sessions court, Victoria’s Secret & at a residential treatment facility for teens. We are both teachers now. 

Post # 35
5362 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2016

We met in high school and neither of us worked until after our freshmen year of college. He got a seasonal position with Nike that summer. We went back to school for a semester and then transferred schools and there was another Nike closer to that school so he started working there again. He worked his way up to manager and they paid for his last 2.5 years of college. He got another promotion right before graduation so we moved there afterward. He worked there up until last month and finally left Nike after 6 years. He’s currently an assistant buyer for another sports memorabilia company. 

I worked at a cowboy boot store on and off through college. We just moved out of state for DHs new job so I’m not currently working out of the home, but I’m about to go back to school for interior design. 

Post # 36
642 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: A restaurant on the beach

We started dating when I was 15 and he was 16, in highschool. We worked that summer at Six Flags Amusement park. We are now 26 and 27. I’m in medical school and he is getting an engineering degree (He works part time at Home Depot). Honestly, nothing much has chnaged. We’re professional students lol. 

Post # 37
268 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2019

We met in college. He wasn’t working and I babysat two afternoons a week. I now work in logistics and operations and he’s a lawyer

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