what do you guys do for living?

Discussion in 'Dancers Anonymous' started by yoyao, Sep 11, 2003.

  1. mindputtee

    mindputtee Well-Known Member

    Undergrad student in microbiology!
  2. 3wishes

    3wishes Well-Known Member

    Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, prepares/plans for, responds, recovery and executes hazard mitigation to man-made and natural disasters (all hazards format) civil servant - and responds to requests for mutual aid from other jurisdictions.
    Sideline - Adaptive Snow Sport(Ski/Boarding) instructor and adaptive snow sport (ski and board) racing clinic instructor for snow sports.
  3. Spitfire

    Spitfire Well-Known Member

    Unemployed unfortunately, before I moved back here I was a delivery driver for Sherwin Williams. Been searching for a like position here.
  4. nucat78

    nucat78 Active Member

  5. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member


    Adaptive = for people with physical challenges?

    The more I know about you, the more I like. You rock. I can hardly wait until you get your well -deserved respite in Hawaii. I admire you. I am not kidding. :cool:
  6. chomsky

    chomsky Well-Known Member

    I have been a language teacher for most of my life teaching people english and french. After my MA in linguistics I started proofreading PhDs and law books.
    Having specialised in law and history I did a lot of proofreading without getting actually paid for it or being able to support myself.
    So, I ended up with this PA position in a legal service of the Ministry of Culture. I enjoyed it a lot for the first couple of years, cos I got to do a lot of translation work. Unfortunately, no more time or energy for language teaching. I miss that grately. I did try to have a career change but I didn't make it.
    Now, I'm having a "life change" if one can say that. I'm not a dancer, but I'm dancing. At the moment, I'm not making my living out of my current job because I'm not paid. I hope to be soon!
  7. yagottabelieve

    yagottabelieve New Member

    When I have work, I'm a software engineer. My specialty is computer networking/Internet infrastructure. Dance, particularly swing dance, is an avocation, but not something I'd try to do professionally. My main concern is whether I will have enough time to spend on swing dancing to get good enough at it to become a fun, yet skilled dancer, especially after I start working. I'm also trying to decide whether I want to compete at comps or continue to do choreographed routines, as I've done in the past at the ballroom studio I currently take lessons at.
  8. Nina22

    Nina22 Member

    Taxes, numbers, people and the owner of a big club simply because I couldn't find a good enough place to go out dancing...

    Lots of dancing yes but truth is that it's the most expensive dancing I've ever done!
  9. Wannabee

    Wannabee Well-Known Member

    This post was from so long ago. I don't even know if "Kevin" is still around or he made the jump to full time dance instructor. But I'm a pharmacist and I can so see this story being told by administration types. :applause:
  10. donavan12cute

    donavan12cute New Member

    for me , I am professional dancer because I believe in my self that I am a good dancer though there's a lot of challenges in life but dance is my passion. ♥
  11. Ice Bucket

    Ice Bucket Member

    I work for a charity, doing administrative and IT-based things. By profession I'm an archaeologist and I'm currently on the hunt for a PhD supervisor.
  12. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

  13. Lioness

    Lioness Well-Known Member

    I'm a poor Uni student, constantly looking for a better and more secure job than the one I have now.
  14. Phil Owl

    Phil Owl Active Member

  15. kckc

    kckc Active Member

    Clinical laboratory scientist here. (you know those blood tests that you always have to get done? I'm the do-er). Lots of chemistry, microbiology, immunology, molecular and cell biology, hematology...
  16. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    I have answered this before....but it was a long time ago, so...currently; I work for a church where I meet with engaged couples at their convenience to do pre-marital counseling and I also sing for major events at the parish and facilitate a grief support series once or twice a year for 5 weeks...the official title is pastoral minister...my degrees are a BA in sociology and an MA in pastoral studies...my previous occupation for 10 years was as a chaplain and grief counselor for a hospice, which I left in order to take care of my mom when she was terminal...I also have a previous rather long history of institutional (college) food service, which was my minor...

    I also am certified to teach group fitness including but not limited to zumba, spin, step, toning, cardio-kick, etc...I do this a minimum of 3 times a week bit it is usually more like 8 times a week
  17. Aura

    Aura Active Member

    I'm a college student looking to get my degree in Biology with a Philosophy minor on the side. As a career, I hope to participate in biological research. I'm not completely sure what I want to research, but genetics is highest on the list, especially genetic pathology.
  18. Jeff Jefferson

    Jeff Jefferson New Member

    I'm a ballroom dance teacher
  19. Chr0n

    Chr0n Member

    Joining the student club, doing Philosophy, Politics & Economics.
    Not sure what I want to do after though...
  20. twnkltoz

    twnkltoz Well-Known Member

    I'm a writer by day, dance teacher by night.

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