are you working in the field you went to school for?

@emckee (465)
United States
May 29, 2007 7:22pm CST
I hear time and time again how so few people actually work in the field they have a college degree in or have trained for. Is that true for any of you? I just got my 2 year degree and am thinking about continuing my education. Experiences? Opinions?
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@Woodpigeon (3710)
• Ireland
1 Jun 07
Hi, I trained in the behavioral sciences, but I really was more interested in the anthropology and archaeology aspects of the field. I ended up working instead in the behavioral sciences dealing with a variety of different types of people, when really I would have rather been dealing with bones, artifacts, and cultures rather than individuals. Now, all I do is apply to the study of monkeys. Er, I mean my children.
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@emckee (465)
• United States
17 Jul 07
HA! Too funny! But I must say, anthropology? Archaeology? Intriguing fields of study. I think I lack the patience to be any good in such fields and silly me, I thought photography would be right up my alley concerning my lack of patience. HA! But the love I have for it somehow endows me with the patience required. But children? That is something yet to be seen. Children are on my list of things to do in life. Check back in a couple of years with my opinion on that one! It will be a true, true, test.
@mivarg (277)
• India
2 Jun 07
Yes. I am a teacher, and I have chosen my studies to meet this profession. So, after the school years, whatever I have learnt has turned out to be useful to me professuionally.
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