It’s no surprise that we’d start off the ‘most popular careers’ list with doctor, engineer and lawyer. Because that is what’s expected of us. Otherwise, we just need to spend the rest of our lives trying to prove ourselves to the family.
This list of the most popular careers is in no particular order.
Most Popular Careers For Lebanese People
One of the main professions our parents wanted us to become.
Chances are you’ve gotten a job in Dubai.
How else could your family threaten to sue people? “My daughter is a lawyer!”
#4 Fashion Designer
Especially when we have many international designers to look up to like Elie Saab!
Because of our love for shiny things.
Notice the quotation marks.. let’s not talk about it.
#7 Marketing Manager
Yes, someone needs to manage the social media pages.
Because of our love for money?
Because we always have an opinion.. this is a natural option.
#10 Real Estate
Maybe because of skyrocketing real estate prices in Beirut?
Bonus: #11 Disgrace to Family
We obviously know the truth that we don’t really have much of a choice though..