If you didn't end up working in the field you trained for, how did you acquire the knowledge to work in your field of employment?
• She majored in English and got a job as a computer programmer.
• He has a degree in criminal justice and ended up working with autistic children.
• She studied law at Yale and now teaches dancing in Brazil.
Many young people assume that their education is supposed to be on a straight line with their careers, but that actually seems to be the exception more than the rule.
What did you train for or take your degree in, and was it the field you ended up working in? If not, how did you train for your position—and how have you satisfied the inclinations that made you choose your formal education?