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Childhood dream jobs: teacher, doctor ... airplane pilot?
Childhood dream jobs: teacher, doctor ... airplane pilot?

Today’s professionals didn’t fantasize about becoming presidents and princesses when they were younger -- instead, their childhood dream jobs involved occupations such as engineering, writing and science. American boys wanted most to be professional or Olympic athletes, according to a survey from LinkedIn, a social network for workers. Girls aspired to become teachers, according to the poll of more than 8,000 professionals worldwide (hat tip to the Huffington Post). In the U.S., men also said they had hoped to grow up as airplane or helicopter pilots, scientists, lawyers or astronauts. Women reported ambitions of becoming veterinarians, writers, doctors or singers. But of...

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