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BellaLestrange87

What would you do for a living in the magical world?

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BellaLestrange87

So... imagine that your dream came true and you got to live in the wizarding world. Obviously, you need to find a job. What would you want to do? What kind of position would you be attracted to?

Personally, I would want to work at Hogwarts as the History of Magic professor. My other interest would be in magical law, but I don't recall reading about magical lawyers or any kind of due process (which, considering how quickly Sirius was sent to Azkaban, and how Barty Crouch Jr didn't get a trial (iirc), is rather problematic) so that might be out barring major ministry reform.

If I couldn't do either of those, I would want to live work at Flourish and Blotts because books.

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Felpata_Lupin

My dream job would definitely be being an Unspeakable :wub:

I was just so fascinated when I read about the Department of Mysteries in OotP... indagating the mysteries of nature, life, space, time... what would be more awesome than that? I just love that concept soooo much!!!

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Levana

I was telling @victoria_anne like yesterday, I think, that if I were in the wizarding world I'd be like Charlie Weasley and working with Dragons because DRAGONS :wub: dragons are beautiful fascinating creatures. Other than that, I'd probably announce professional quidditch matches, if the working with dragon things didn't work out.

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victoria_anne

I’ve totally got to agree with @Levana here :P the two of us would actually go into business together, clearly xD

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just.a.willow.tree

I am unfortunately rather ungifted at being physically adept at anything, so as much as I love dragons, I don't think I'm cut out for working with them. :P I'd love to be a journalist for the Daily Prophet though. Investigating the deep sordid corruption cases of the politicians in case Voldemort 2.0 came along would probably be a lot of fun. ALSO I'd get moving pictures pasted next to my articles, I'm never going to get over how cool those are.

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GinnyPotter242

Can I work with dragons as a hobby? I wouldn't want to do it as a full time job, but maybe during a gap year or something :P I'm not sure what I'd like to do. Being a professor would be great, I'd probably choose History of Magic or Ancient Runes. Outside of that, I'd probably own a shop in one of the major wizarding towns or maybe create a new job. I was talking to a few friends earlier about a wizarding version of Youtube/movies, so if that ever happened I'd definitely be some sort of screenwriter/creator. Oh I'm just making up jobs now lol

Owning a shop, being a professor, or maybe an inventor. I would love to be a spell inventor or something like that!

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TidalDragon

Dream job? Wizengamot-ing. Because playing a judicial or quasi-judicial role would be pretty awesome.

Real job? Probably something on the business side of Quidditch.

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AbraxanUnicorn

My dream job would be in photography or art. My actual job would probably be in healing

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Margaret

Well, I am a history teacher, so History of Magic Professor would be the obvious choice. I'd certainly do a better job of it than Binns. Failing that, maybe Muggle Studies professor. Or tutor to wizarding children too young for Hogwarts. Teaching is all I have ever wanted to do.

I've actually planned for one of my next gen. characters to end up becoming an Advocate of Magical Law, which is my 'verse equivalent of a lawyer. But given that my characters are now only starting 3rd year, it will be a while before it comes up.

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StarFeather

My parents wished me to study herbology when I was a high school student, however I had no interest in the field at that time. Now I wish I could study or teach herbology like Neville.

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beyond the rain

Wizarding actor? :P

In the wizarding world id like to do it all. I'd like to teach history of magic, as well, but I think I'd like to be a radio presenter? Half official half potterwatch haha! The department of mysteries also seems really interesting, but then I'd also like to try my hand at being a detective (blame b99) ....maybe not auror level duelling, but just solving smaller magic crimes, or being a magical p.i 

....why isnt hp real, i have so many career goals! :facepalm:

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LilyEvans33

I would probably be a potioneer, I'm a line cook now in the muggle world, so it would be the closest thing to what I do now. Though I really like working with teenagers, so possibly the potions professor? Either one I would be happy with, and probably when I'm older a writer/author, I could be the one writing the potions textbook they use at Hogwarts.

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FoxPatronus

100% would want to be a Magizoologist. My real life major was zoology, so I already love that field of study, but throw in magical beasts on top of that? Sign me UP.

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starbuck

hm, do wizards have wizarding architects?? could that be a thing? :hmm:if not that then maybe a broomstick designer (a profession i made up for my story)

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Sleepingbagonthesofa

Defence Against the Dark Arts Professor? I'm a drama tutor irl and it's always seemed like it's just overdramatic teaching with a few complicated spells chucked in. 

Only I feel like I'd have to have done some really cool Auror stuff before and have a good retirement plan for after... Maybe have my year in the job and then open a bar on Diagon Alley to rival the Leaky Caldron? 

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