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Where do you work?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by rugrat, Jan 25, 2006.

  1. rugrat


    Nov 12, 2003
    Northwest Illinois
    Just wondering what people here do for a living. I work in a manufacturing facility and I supervise the shipping and quality control departments. I am hoping to get a new job in sales at a local industrial supply company. Funny thing, I went to school for cooking and rest. management. What a career change!
  2. BassChuck

    BassChuck Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    I teach electronic music at a middle school. I have all the kids who said no to Band, Chorus, and Orchestra. I'm teaching them how to compose music with computers and synthesizers.

    A lot of kids in my classes are the ones who play guitar and bass. The class gives them a lot to think about musically, and I've been able to direct a good number to private teachers. Some of them have formed bands and are getting into music in a way that most school organizations don't deal with.
  3. I am a graphic designer, mainly print: brochures, ads, invites, cards, etc. for a large financial organization.
  4. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    I work delivering pizzas. It sucks. But, I am going to be starting up an independent contracting job soon.
  5. buenafortuna


    Jan 17, 2006
    N. Florida
    I teach art lessons at an art studio and am loving it. Career-wise, I'm planning on studying ultrasound and becomming a sonographer.
  6. I work for local cable company, Tier 2 Tech Support, a step below sys. admin. for internet side. But am applying for a job at the local hospital for system admin.
  7. 43% burnt

    43% burnt an actor who wants to run the whole show

    May 4, 2004
    Bridgeport, CT
    Another Graphic Designer here. I also work mainly in print production for a catalog company. I also do some web design, image optimaiztion and emails for them.
  8. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    I'm a Mechanical Technician for the US Army at Benet Laboratories in near Albany, NY. We design cannon systems for tanks, howitzers, mortars, etc.

  9. That's what I want to be able to say I do!


  10. Stop and Shop.

  11. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000

    Harley-Davidson, baby. I do NVH testing on prototype bikes.
  12. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm...

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    I´m a Network/System administrator in the IT department of the largest hospital here in Iceland.

    I manage a bunch of Microsoft servers, Cisco switches, routers, pix, access points, vpn etc.
  13. matrok


    Jan 10, 2005
    Ferndale, Michigan
    Stay at home dad with a degree in Computer Graphics Technology. Since I haven't worked in five years, I pretty much need to go back to school and start over with all the changes since I graduated.
  14. Operations Network Management Technician...

    I play with BSD, Linux and Solarus machines as well as Cisco, Adit, Adran routers and CSU at a small facility based Telephone & Internet company. My office is also a data center connected with dual OC48 connections. I spend a lot of time on the phone with Verizon troubleshooting down T1 circuits and such.
  15. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006

    lol...its not all that great a job. It probably sounds cooler than it really is.
  16. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    Software Engineer. I do object oriented software development for one of our nations largest electricity generation, transmission & distrobution companies.
  17. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    I'm still bustin my hump working full time at the part time job I had in college. It sucks, and I haven't been able to get past the interview stage for a real job. I'm also in the process of starting up a small time statistical consulting gig so maybe I'll at least be able to keep my hands full until I get a real job.
  18. spectorbass83


    Jun 6, 2005
    I work at an advertising agency - BBDO. The office here handles one client - DaimlerChrysler. I work in the Interactive dept. as a Quality Assurance Specialist.
  19. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    I work for www.woot.com as an online auctioneer, sales person, network admin, mail admin, and pretty much anything else anyone doesnt want to do, or isnt capable of doing here hehe.
  20. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    No foolin?! I love that site. I just signed up for it last week. I haven't bought anything yet, but I usually get in before the close as I have to leave for work before 6:30. Some days I forget to check it, but as soon as I see something I really, really want, I'll grab it. Is it a big organization?
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