(Closed) What is your degree?

posted 10 years ago in College
Post # 92
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Bumble bee

Degree: Well, I’ve been working on an AA in Digital Communications (photoshop, cs4, web design), but I have a BA in History & Oriental Studies (I think they now call it East Asian Studies), a JD, a MA in Biblical Studies, and a Master’s in Public Health.

Do with it: I can work as a lawyer.  I can teach humanities or social sciences.  I can work for a health department.  I can work for a church.  Or I can do anything totally unrelated.

Currently do with it: I do all sorts of things that somewhat combine my degrees.  What pays most of my bills is working as an appellate attorney, representing the municipality that employs me, mostly by defending police officers and other employees.  As part of that job, I also help monitor the municipal jail conditions, work on health policy and emergency preparedness.  I also work part time as a women’s triathlon coach, helping women develop healthy lifestyles.  Of course, most of the time, I don’t tell people I’m a lawyer . . . I like to say I’m a city employee or that I’m a writer (because quite frankly, that’s what I do).

Dream job:  When I started my current job, it was my dream:  to work as an appellate attorney in constitutional law.  These days, I’d just like to be retired, but I’ve become too dependent on my income.

Post # 93
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

@DecemberBride:How did you get into that. I’ve been curious about it, and am wondering what you would suggest =]

Post # 94
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I have a BA in Journalism and a minor in Sociology.

I currently manage a fancy coffee shop/wine bar and freelance write/edit.

My dream job: a successful novelist and accomplished editor (developmental). I want to be my own boss.

Post # 95
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

@CorgiTales: OMG i love criminology…that was my ephasis in sociology. the classes were all AMAZING.

Post # 96
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Busy bee

Degree? BA in Elementary Education

What am I doing? Nothing at all.

Dream job? I have no clue.

I’m thinking its time to study something else….

Post # 97
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

What is your degree in? I have 3 Associate’s Degrees so far; Social Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, & Elementary Education Teacher Preparation

What can you actually do with it? The first two, I’m not exactly sure, the last one, be a Teacher’s Aid

What do you actually currently do with it? I’m an After School Program Lead for an Elementary school

What is your dream job? Speech Pathologist or Psychologist

Post # 98
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

What is your degree in?  Bachelor of Science in Education- Art

What can you do with it?  Be a K-12 Art Teacher!

What are you doing now?  Working as a machinist in a factory. :/

Dream job?  I still want to be an art teacher more than anything.  I would especially like to teach at the elementary level.  I’m great with little kids.  I’m looking into maybe going to grad school to beef up my resume, but I have decided on a Masters program yet.

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