Are You What You Wanted To Be When You Grew Up?

If you are also an adult who actually didn’t turn out to be a veterinarian/astronaut/marine biologist the way you dreamed about when were a kid, well join the club. Most people — 94% according to a longitudinal study published in the journal Social Forces — do not end up in the job they wanted when they were eight years old. This is interesting:

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Job of the Day: Zookeeper

Rachel Swarns talks to Jeremy Sanders, who has worked for the Bronx Zoo, his dream job, for 18 years. The perks — hanging out with animals, basically — are great, but Sanders is quick to lay out the reality of the work, too. They pay is $34,900 a year for new employees and $48,100 for senior ones. The work is, “hot, dirty, and physically exhausting.”

How My Sister Got Her Dream Job as a SCUBA Instructor

Lindsey is my 27-year-old sister who lives and works in paradise. I decided to interview her about how she got her dream job.

How Becca McCharen of Chromat Makes Money By Building Sexy Cages

How to start a fancy fashion line.

The John Cassavetes Model

Alex Karpovsky is living his very specific dream.