Barbie's careers

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[1] Since Barbie's introduction in 1959, the doll has been portrayed with many different careers. Different dolls are sold with sets of clothes and accessories that fit the career being portrayed. For example, the Lifeguard Barbie play set includes a Barbie, an outfit with shoes, a lifeguard chair, a dolphin, and a life preserver, while the Italian Teacher Barbie includes a Barbie, an outfit with shoes, flash cards, an Italian quiz, an easel, a notebook, a key chain, and a hairbrush. Each career is created to give children the option of exploring new careers and help them learn new things.

According to Mattel, Barbie has had over 200 inspirational careers, and more recently including more STEM fields.

Education[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Military[edit]

Political[edit]

Public service[edit]

Science and engineering[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Arts[edit]

Business[edit]

  • Business executive (1960, 1978, Day to Night 1985, 1992,[5] 1999)
  • Owner of Willow's Cafe (Barbie Princess Charm School 2011)
  • Secretary (2007)
  • See's Candies cashier (2002)
  • Waitress (Barbie Princess Charm School, 2011)
  • Resort greeter (Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, 2016)
  • News Reporter
  • Chicken Farmer
  • Banker

Miscellaneous[edit]

References[edit]

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