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What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:01 am

Hello.

What do you want to be when you grow up??

My self I want to be a heart surgeon. I has always wanted to be a heart surgeon, since 4-5years age my parents say.

I think that I will be it, I have good grades and I like the school.

We will see what happens. In about 4years I will know. Not so long time remaining.


So what do you want to be and why???
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:09 am

A wise person once told me: Growing old is manditory, growing up is optional! Even though I worked as a ramper once for about six weeks, I would still love to do it. I have wanted to since I was 3 years old. Either that or truck driving, but I would have to be single for that.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:15 am

Weird question for us  old -ish. As a kid I had the same dreams as the other boys, so I wanted to be a truck driver, locomotive engineer, etc. I ended up with a degree in electrical engineering and I'm spending my time as a technical geek first in medical instrumentation business and now in brewing quality assurance.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:16 am

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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:17 am

Quoting WildcatYXU (Reply 2):
Weird question for us -ish

Asking the younger members. Sorry.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:18 am

Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 3):

is that your job. Cool.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:21 am

Quoting B747forever (Thread starter):
What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

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Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:21 am

Quoting WildcatYXU (Reply 2):
now in brewing quality assurance.

That's a job I could get behind. Does it involve any personal sampling?



My career goals have changed so many times since I was a teenager it is impossible to really answer that question anymore. And I suspect that it will continue to change over time, despite the fact I am working on my PhD in a fairly specialized area.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:25 am

Quoting B747forever (Thread starter):
I has always wanted to be a heart surgeon, since 4-5years age my parents say.

Are you good at learning by heart (pun not intended)? You'll need exceptional willpower if you are not.

Quoting B747forever (Thread starter):
So what do you want to be and why???

I wanted to be a pilot, applied at LH in 2004 (worst bit of timing I've ever done) and didn't get a spot in their scheme, didn't want to take a €40 000 risk doing it on my own money and stuck with medicine. But some day, I'll get a PPL... needn't be an ATPL.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:29 am

Quoting B747forever (Reply 5):
is that your job. Cool.

No. It's what I want to do when I grow up. I have to finish my midlife crisis before I can apply. It would be my second career.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:33 am

Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 9):
No. It's what I want to do when I grow up. I have to finish my midlife crisis before I can apply. It would be my second career.

Okey, I see.

Quoting Aloges (Reply 8):
Are you good at learning by heart (

Yes, I am.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:34 am

When I was your age, B747forever, I never in my wildest dreams would have imagined that I'd become a translator and an academic in Belgium. When I was a teenager, I wanted to move back to the US (where I spent my childhood) and become a pilot (NOT military!). Life has decided otherwise. I wanted at some period to be a surgeon, chef, musician, actor, journalist, biologist. All those went up in smoke when I tried them. (Always try first!). Anyhow, choosing a profession needn't mean you have to stick to it for all your life. I'm in fact very close to dropping everything I've ever done and starting over now, again. Life is unpredictable, and by the time you're my age you can very well be geographically and mentally cut off from everything you're familiar with today. I certainly don't regret a whole lot of my choices and the coincidences that led me to where I am.  Smile
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:37 am

Quoting Toast (Reply 11):
When I was your age, B747forever, I never in my wildest dreams would have imagined that I'd become a translator and an academic in Belgium

You never know what happens you. Maybe I will work as a .....????

We will see.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:57 am

A pilot. Always had that dream, and I still continue to have that dream

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Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:58 am

Quoting Ag92 (Reply 13):
A pilot. Always had that dream, and I still continue to have that dream

Hope that your dream comes true.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 1:16 am

My dream was to be a pilot ever since I could dream. But now I'm a student teacher after I began to realize that teaching is the only thing I'd ever want to do as a job. It's great to imagine being a commercial pilot, but I wouldn't want to live that kind of life. I've been a glider pilot since I was 15, and this way I can teach as a profession and fly as a hobby. In 1 year I'll be done with college and I'll be a high school teacher then. I hope someday in 30 years I'll look back and say I've made the right decisions. I do hope so.

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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 2:12 am

Quoting B747forever (Thread starter):
What do you want to be when you grow up??

Happy.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 2:17 am

Jello, lots and lots of jello!
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:03 am

Quoting ShyFlyer (Reply 16):
Happy

Of course every one wants to bee happy. What I means is what job.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:07 am

Quoting Ag92 (Reply 13):
A pilot. Always had that dream, and I still continue to have that dream

yep, only reason to live for me, the chance to get my CPL one day.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 5:29 am

Quoting DesertJets (Reply 7):
That's a job I could get behind. Does it involve any personal sampling?

Yes, it does.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 5:41 am

Quoting B747forever (Thread starter):
I have good grades and I like the school.

Grades are not guarantee of anything. To be a good surgeon you have to have a great deal of talent and be exceptionally gifted and skilled with your hands. You either have it or you don't.

Quoting WildcatYXU (Reply 20):
Quoting DesertJets (Reply 7):
That's a job I could get behind. Does it involve any personal sampling?

Yes, it does.

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Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:12 am

Quoting L410Turbolet (Reply 21):
Quoting WildcatYXU (Reply 20):
Quoting DesertJets (Reply 7):
That's a job I could get behind. Does it involve any personal sampling?

Yes, it does.

Spit or swallow???

 rotfl   rotfl   rotfl 

People used to ask this question in regards of different "personal sampling", not beer tasting. Therefore I'm a bit confused. But if you're asking about beer tasting, at the lineup it's up to you, when you test a new product or change in the recipe, you have to drink the whole sample. Same goes for the drinkability testing. However, considering your general dislike of our products, I can imagine you'd spit.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:19 am

Actually, similar to you i wanted to be a surgeon, Nuero though, only because it sounded better than Cardio lol. My mind changed several times between that, RAF and driving trucks.

Now made my choice and its the RAF. Leaving for RAF Cranwell this feb Big grin


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Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:26 am

CIA,FBI,Secret Service something like that for now. But my mind has changed alot. Used to want to be a doctor than a airline pilot for many years and now this. I still always think about the airline pilot thing though or maybe Air Force pilot. In time we will see.
But what do I want to work with?




Or maybe just  Wink
but hopefully not. But who knows what im going to want to do in a few years. I am still in college to figure that out.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 8:06 am

Quoting FlyMIA (Reply 24):
FBI

saw a documentary about it on Natl. Geo. incredible bunch of people, highly qualified, most of them seem to have a law enforcement or attorney background. Read up on the requirements, it is an awesome career, one must be dedicated to pursue that field.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 8:57 am

I am hoping to pursue a career in law enforcement and hopefully work for a government agency like the FBI, DSS, or the likes.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:26 am

Right now I do not know, but I want to get into the transportation industry. I am in college now and may take a truck driver offer when I turn 21.

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Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:34 am

I've always wanted to be an airline pilot ever since I can remember. I am still pursuing it too. If I can't get in the college I need to (an aviation college) , my second option will maybe be the Air Force.

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Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:55 am

I started out wanting to be an architect, then a pilot, then decided I'd like to drive trains, then decided that no, being a pilot was in fact a much better option.

Now I'm embarking on my third and final year of a landscape architecture degree course... which has taught me a lot of very useful things, namely that I don't actually want to be a landscape architect. Still, there was no point quitting when over half way through and, it is enjoyable, I just can't see myself taking it further as a career - it was only intended as a back up anyway. Thinking strongly about joining the RAF now, hopefully exiting Uni with a good degree behind me... not that it will be of any practical use in an Air Force, but it shows I have commitment


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Tue Oct 02, 2007 11:49 am

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 29):
Now I'm embarking on my third and final year of a landscape architecture degree course... which has taught me a lot of very useful things, namely that I don't actually want to be a landscape architect.

Time and money well spent, eh?
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:13 pm

Well for the forseeable future I want to get to a place where I will break the century mark for passenger capacity. After that maybe a OBGYN? LOL JK I would love to go become a therapist and than perhaps get into the ATM machine business.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:26 pm

well when i was younger i enjoyed taking things apart and seeing how they worked. As i went further in school(high school ish) i started to enjoy math, and the sciences. Ended up getting a mechanical engineering degree where i got almost all the science and math i could ever want, plus learned a lot about how things worked. I now work as a product development engineer(although i am still an EIT), where i design stuff to be made in the injection molded plastics industry. I really enjoy it.
 
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Tue Oct 02, 2007 2:05 pm

Quoting B747forever (Reply 18):
What I means is what job.

Good question. Right now I'd settle for being happy in any job.
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Tue Oct 02, 2007 9:55 pm

Quoting WildcatYXU (Reply 30):
Time and money well spent, eh?

Yes really, because it gives me a career to fall back on at any time during the future, should other ambitions not come to fruition


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Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:30 pm

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 35):
Yes really, because it gives me a career to fall back on at any time during the future, should other ambitions not come to fruition

Wouldn't be the time and money spent better working towards your more ambitious plans?
Still, your time, your money...
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:39 am

Well, I'm still at school, so I'm answering the question as 'What would I like to do'

From as early as I can remember up until I was about 14, all I ever wanted to be was a commercial pilot, there was no question about it, however, when I was about 14, my dad said to me 'you probably won't like this, but I'd say you would be better as cabin crew, you're good with people and you still get to fly and be paid for it'. I actually reacted quite well to this (I think he was expecting the opposite of 'actualy, that sounds quite like a job I'd want to do).
So, for about 8 months or so, the answer to the question was 'Cabin crew for sure', I planned it all out, I'd work for BA, be based in LHR and wanted to one day be a Cabin Service Director (person incharge of the cabin crew on the plane).

Then, and I don't know how, suddenly looked at a career in the military, we had the army come in to the school and I suddenly changed, it changed from wanting to be cabin crew to wanting to be Soldier. It then changed several times, Soldier (for about a week I admit), Military policeman (for a month or two), Driver (for some strange reason, I quite liked the idea of driving), Officer, helicopter pilot in the Army Air Corps.
Then, my dad (having been in the Territorial army himself for a few years) basically set me straight (for which I wasn't too pleased at the time but now, being the person I was then, I see why) told me I wasn't really suited to being in the army as a soldier, certainly not Military Police or front-line infantry (in which he was a Private thought to Corporal, so he knew what he was talking about), told me of 4am runs, 2am finishes, lots of drill, LOTS of being shouted at and lots and lots of getting cold and wet, and seeing my slightly down-hearted look staring back at him, suggested the RAF would be a better option, since they didn't involve so much 'army style stuff' and (in his words, not mine) were the 'softer of the services', typical him !

I joined the cadets at the beginning of this year and that helped me see what the military was really like, and on the way really has changed me. To be frank, I used to be a bit of a wimp, bit of a teachers pet, suck and and overall a bit spoilt, but now I'm much, much more mature, able to lead people well and with confidence, live 'in the field' for days on end without whining to the officer that I want to go home, I'm able to take a beasting or five, made loads of new friends, meet loads of new people and am enjoying every moment of it. This helped me see for first hand what service was like and when I raised the subject of being a soldier with my dad a month or two ago, he had a much more positive response, saying in his mind, I would be able to do it.

So, then I looked, and wanted to be: RAF pilot, Weapons systems operator, Driver in the army (again), Military policeman (in either the Airforce or army), Officer (I'm really good at leading people, making decisions and have the thumbs up of approval from every cadet I've commanded that, in all honesty, I was a good leader) and even being in the special forces !
I've looked at both full time and part time careers in the military and while I've looked at all these options, I've been looking at being an aircraft engineer with (preferably) BA, again, like my dad (he seems a bit of an influence on me hehe) and have looked again at being a pilot in both civilian and military world, my brother training to be a pilot however, showed me how much stuff he had to learn and set it to me straight how hard it was.

So, in conclusion, I've looked at MANY different jobs, from front-line infantry soldier, Military Policeman, ammo tech, Officer and driver, through to pilot, (non pilot) aircrew, cabin crew, aircraft engineer.

In reality, I don't truly know what I want to do in life at the moment, I could go military, I could go civilian world. I have sat down many times with my (mainlly) dad but also my brother, grandparents, aunties, uncles etc and discussed mnay different job including the ones I've mentioned. I've been told by dad that really, I'd be better suited as an officer in the military, whatever I do, that I need to do a job that'll get me out of bed no matter how cold or how stupidly early it is, and I agree with im, yet, you see, the problem is, I love aircrafts, yet I don't know if a job without aircrafts could still be could for me and equally, that no matter how much he strains about getting the highest position you can, as quickly as you can (officer or, in the case of non pilot aircrew and the odd army job, Sergeant) I still wouldn't mind being a driver (which is a private rank and doesn't involve aircrafts at all, in all reality, it's just driving trucks full of cargo and/or troops from one place to another, yet it still interest me and am seriously thinking about doing it in the Territorial army.

Advice to people my agein a similar position ?
1) Get the BEST education you can, get he best grades, apply for any extra exams and work your ass to the ground, that way, you won't be disapointed when you leave school at your results. Messiing around in class and joking around will ultimately only result in getting bad grades, which in turn limits the amount of jobs you can apply for and hence, limits your options, once your education ends, doors only close, very few open. I'm hoping to earn a BTEC (2 science GCSEs) from cadets and earn a non-school computer qualification. Things liek this will not only set you apart from the everyone else, but look good on the CV and are another thing to talk about.

2) Take EVERY opertunity you can. I've done my Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's award, and hope to get both Silver and Gold in the future, these will only improve your CV. Do something like Cadets, scouts etc, again, it's something to put down on the CV, a place to meet new people, make new friends, learn new stuff and expose you to experiences you may have shyed away from but come back saying 'WOW, that was fun', trust me, I used to HATE outdoors life, now I spend many a weekend 'in the field' with the military.

3) Do your best at everything, no matter how much you hate it. I've done many things I've hated, but now look back on and think, 'well, it was worth while'. Remember, nobody, not even yourself can ask for more than for you to do your best and that way, you'll never be left asking 'what if..' because you'll know you could do any better. You'll look back in years to come and realise how easy school was and how you could have done better.

4) Remember, life isn't easy, it's hard, it sucks a lot of the time and it'll feel like the whole world's got it easy compared to you. Trust me, it hasn't and just remember, we've all had bad times, everyone's been in your shoes at some point. Ignore those that try to drag you down for whatever reason, they won't get as far in life because they can't cope with people being different.

5) You won't always know what you want to do, some people will know what they want to do from the word go and do that job. Others will wonder around a bit and then decide on a job, some will however, have to wait, think long and hard and sometimes do jobs just to earn money just to pay the bills before they figure out what they really want to do. But don't worry, thinks will get clearer as you get older and you WILL changed what you want to do every 3 minutes at some points. At some point, you will find a job that you love, sometimes you've just got to look hard. Who knows, you might end up doing something you never would have thought of a few years back.

6) Lastly, DO WHAT YOU WANT TO DO. Don't let someone talk you into doing something you don't really want to do, if you're content with your job, if that's the one job that gets you out of bed in the morning no matter what, the job you truly love and want to do untill you retire, then do it, no matter how low paid, no matter what other people think of it, do it.
It doesn't matter what anyone else thinks of it, they don't do it and they won't understand. Everyone has their place in society and somebody needs to do that job somone-else doesn't want to do.

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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:50 am

I really was planning on being a High school History teacher and football coach. One of the most influential people in my life was my high-school football coach. Coach Mills, was a very good example of how a young man should conduct himself and what it ment to work hard. I love history and I love Football, it was a easy choice.

Then one summer, I got to work on a World Airways DC-10 on a maintenance stopover on the flight-line here in Tucson ,, and here I am ..
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:19 am

I want to be a stay at home dad.

With no kids.

All kidding aside, I hope to fly professionally one day. Maybe for an airline or I could just start up my own flight school.
 
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:20 am

One word:
sanity.

Oh yeah, and that implies that I will grow up some time!
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Sat Oct 06, 2007 7:11 pm

Always wanted to be an AME.
And Im glad I could achieve it.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Sat Oct 06, 2007 7:29 pm

I'm not planning on growing up. It doesn't seem to be worth all the hassle.
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Sat Oct 06, 2007 8:40 pm

I am thinking about being a dispatcher after my AA degree.

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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Sat Oct 06, 2007 8:53 pm

For a long time I wanted to be a professional golfer but Tiger came on tour as I was making that decision and he was a wee bit better than me, so it was time to pursue other careers lol. Since I started college a legal career was my goal, and I have been very happy with that.

In a perfect world, I would love to be a golf broadcaster...I have the knowledge but not the voice  Sad I would also like to have a dog rescue/rehabilitation center, but the time/money/space is not in the cards at the moment, but hopefully in the future. For now, I volunteer with some local rescue groups, donate supplies/money, and foster parent a dog or two when possible.
 
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Sat Oct 06, 2007 9:34 pm

For the past three years or so, I've wanted to become cabin crew for an airline. I was really into that idea and I was just looking forward to turning 18 so I could apply.

That all changed about 4 or 5 months ago when I became interested in universities. I was torn between the two, but I've since decided that I will go to university, for the sole reason of building up qualifications and experiencing the student life (getting wasted). So, I'm in the process of applying right now, with Aston being my first choice, to do Transport Management.

However, I would still love to be cabin crew, and I'm torn between doing that, going into some graduate business job in a transport company, or joining the RAF as a Pilot or Air Traffic Control Officer. I'd have to get fit for that though, not that I'm fat, just really unhealthy.

So really, by going to university, I'm just delaying the choice I'll have to make. I know cabin crew is for me, its just a shame that the pay isn't great, but at the end of the day, you spend so much time working, you may as well be working in a job you enjoy.

So yeah, I'll probably end up being cabin crew, but hopefully I'll get a degree first. If only for back-up purposes.

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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Sat Oct 06, 2007 10:05 pm

I always wanted to do something very highly skilled or extremely high pressure/stress situations, which means that i have decided that I am either going to be an Air Traffic Controller or a Surgeon. I do ATC for fun on VATsim and I really enjoy it and when I did work experience (in a vets practise) and got to help with ops and that, I really got into that too. I am torn between the two... Maybe if I don't get into NATS course, I will go to med school instead...
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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Sat Oct 06, 2007 10:51 pm

Special services for BA is my goal
Have just applied for my first terminal post as flight connections, and should hear wihtin the next 2 weeks if i get a interview.

Have never wanted a job so much
Where does the time go???
 
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Sat Oct 06, 2007 11:11 pm


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RE: What Do You Want To Work With When You Grow Up?

Sat Oct 06, 2007 11:27 pm

I would like to work for SY (I would like to be a gate agent the most). The next job I would like to do I don't know.
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