Careers: What we want to do and why?!?

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Eru Iluvatar
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The way they split up the forum, and hi-jacked every thread with a "join our party" or "my party is better than your party" reply. Which i haven't seen over the last day or so.
Exactly.
That is exactly the same thing i hated about them, so i set up the PPU (originally PAP, but that was rather hypocritical), to try and promote unity, a single forum mentality, rather than factions.
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It's all a bit primary school for my taste

(who's side are you on? mine or theirs? :rolleyes: )
But aren't many things like that.
Politics, for example, relies on this mentality.
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Aaanyway.. back to the topic

I want to be a literary agent or something else in the publishing industry, so I get to read lots of books and get paid for it ! And then when I've actually experienced something worth writing about.. I would like to be a writer myself, and use my handy contacts to get published.

So you see, I have it all worked out And it's more to do with finding something that I WANT to do rather than something that will make me money. If I wanted to make money I'd become a businesswoman or something, but I'd get so awfully bored and go mad by the time I'm 30.

Oh yes- after all that I'm going to open a bookshop with really good coffee and sofas.
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(Original post by fionah)
Aaanyway.. back to the topic

I want to be a literary agent or something else in the publishing industry, so I get to read lots of books and get paid for it ! And then when I've actually experienced something worth writing about.. I would like to be a writer myself, and use my handy contacts to get published.

So you see, I have it all worked out And it's more to do with finding something that I WANT to do rather than something that will make me money. If I wanted to make money I'd become a businesswoman or something, but I'd get so awfully bored and go mad by the time I'm 30.

Oh yes- after all that I'm going to open a bookshop with really good coffee and sofas.
I'll be your first customer, when the time arises.
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I would like to become a writer or one of those artists that displays in Tate Modern, with a couple of really random things stuck together to make a 'sculpture.' Or I could put 3 eggs on a vibrating platform, so that the eggs rattle around and call it 'Tuesday Morning 3 AM.' And then the eggs could explode....

Anyway, whichever career I would choose, I would like to set up my own religious sect, which would worship chocolate in all its forms....
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(Original post by Evil Muffin)
I would like to become a writer or one of those artists that displays in Tate Modern, with a couple of really random things stuck together to make a 'sculpture.' Or I could put 3 eggs on a vibrating platform, so that the eggs rattle around and call it 'Tuesday Morning 3 AM.' And then the eggs could explode....

Anyway, whichever career I would choose, I would like to set up my own religious sect, which would worship chocolate in all its forms....
Sounds nice. Am kind of working my way toward becoming a CEO in some company, not too fussed which. It is just that I somehow rose through the ranks *chuckles @ ranks* in a McDonald's store. Going through crew, crew trainer, crew chief, shift assistant, manager. And basically, I just like management. It is such a challenge to do right, and sometimes you have to choose the lesser of two evils, or worse, the greater of the two, just to get the job done. Then hope those working with/for you understand the decision. Sure you have the easy days, but gawd damn, for what does sound like a 'walk in the park' kind of job, it can be really tough sometimes. I really do hope I can progress to CEO status one day. The money doesn't really matter (would be nice of course) just finding something where I'll never get bogged down.
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(Original post by Iluvatar)
Exactly.
That is exactly the same thing i hated about them, so i set up the PPU (originally PAP, but that was rather hypocritical), to try and promote unity, a single forum mentality, rather than factions.
and nobody joined as I remember it
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I'd like to start off working at a top finance powerhouse in the city of london or wall street, such as Goldman Sachs. 10 years from now i'd like to have an MBA from the likes of oxbridge or harvard.
Money isn't too big an issue as it generally comes with the territory. Sometime following that i would like to become the CEO (chief executive officer) of a fortune 500 company and lead my company to great success without oppressing the third world like our close friends Nike and gap.
Retire at an early age and sit back and smoke weed..just kidding i don't do drugs...erm who knows.

Well you know what they say, if you wanna make god laugh..tell him your plans.
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Astrophysics research, just cos it's interesting.
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Applied today for work experience / summer internship placements at Sony Music, Universal, EMI Music, Warner and Bertelsmann. A sudden interest in working in the music industry in whatever form - e.g. promotion, marketing... will be tough, it seems a lot down to contacts, and a ton of experience / credentials I have are completely irrelevant to the industry.
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Applied today for work experience / summer internship placements at Sony Music, Universal, EMI Music, Warner and Bertelsmann. A sudden interest in working in the music industry in whatever form - e.g. promotion, marketing... will be tough, it seems a lot down to contacts, and a ton of experience / credentials I have are completely irrelevant to the industry.
Jools, I have just gone through the interview process at Oxford for Law having just one interview...is it something to do with the number of applicants, the fact they hated me, the fact they saw enough of my future potential...it is just something that is preying on my mind at the mo
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Jools, I have just gone through the interview process at Oxford for Law having just one interview...is it something to do with the number of applicants, the fact they hated me, the fact they saw enough of my future potential...it is just something that is preying on my mind at the mo
You're told not to read too much into it, but basically if you don't get 2nd interviews / told to go to a different college I'd say it means they've made up their mind, it's a definite yes or no. Which may not necessarily be a bad thing... how did it go?
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You're told not to read too much into it, but basically if you don't get 2nd interviews / told to go to a different college I'd say it means they've made up their mind, it's a definite yes or no. Which may not necessarily be a bad thing... how did it go?
I thought it went quite well...I was nervous but I felt I performed well enough...admitedly it was hard though...the written test went well though...overall I enjoyed it...I was quite concerned that there was 40+ applicants for 9 or so places but that's life
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there was 40+ applicants for 9 or so places but that's life
how do u know that?
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how do u know that?
cause they had a list of applicants in the JCR
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cause they had a list of applicants in the JCR
Ahhh, thats why
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Well, starting my own business, because it makes alot of money!!!
have been thinking about starting my own business as well. but there is so much work so i'm not sure that i would handle it. my parents have their own business which they like a lot but like i said it is so much to do.
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I want to be a theoretical physicist (am I mad? Very possibly.) in a university. The main reason is I'm very interested in physics, and refuse to think about the practicalities, ie making no money.
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I wanna be an Investment Banker in corporate finance, make a lot of money, then start my own financial securities company and day trade. Then the next logical step would have to be a mercenary force to take over the diamond mines of some african nation.... Maybe get a submarine and become an "importer/exporter" ....lol
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I want to have a career in Criminology or Forensics...Not sure what I want to specialise into yet.

I want to do that because it interests me how crimes can be solved by a fingerprint or why people actually commit crimes. I want to discover how to process a crime scene, why certain pieces of evidence are important also the science behind it. Why does a chemical soaked cotton bud turn pink when in contact with blood...?
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