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A job was the task an individual did on a daily basis.

The Doctor[[edit]]

The Eleventh Doctor claimed that he would be brilliant at having a job. He considered his duties as UNIT's scientific advisor to be his job, though Clara Oswald doubted that he could ever hold a job. (TV: The Day of the Doctor [+]Loading...["The Day of the Doctor (TV story)"])

Across their many incarnations, the Doctor held various jobs, usually for the purposes of their investigations. The Tenth Doctor took a job as a teacher to investigate the oddities at Deffry Vale High School. (TV: School Reunion [+]Loading...["School Reunion (TV story)"]) The Eleventh Doctor briefly held a job at Sanderson & Grainger, a department store in Colchester. Though he claimed he did so to "live in the moment", he was actually investigating Cyber-activity which seemed to be localised around his new workplace. (TV: Closing Time [+]Loading...["Closing Time (TV story)"]) The Twelfth Doctor worked as a lecturer at St Luke's University since the 1940s (AUDIO: Regeneration Impossible [+]Loading...["Regeneration Impossible (audio story)"]) as he and Nardole guarded the Vault. In 2017, he took on the additional job of being Bill Potts' personal tutor. (TV: The Pilot [+]Loading...["The Pilot (TV story)"]) When a Weeping Angel sent the Twelfth Doctor back to Sto to 1917 from 2017, the Doctor eventually got a job at Max Capricorn Cruiseliners, using its resources to help smuggle discriminated against cyborgs off-world. (COMIC: A Confusion of Angels [+]Loading...["A Confusion of Angels (comic story)"]) As part of their investigations of Kerb!am, the Thirteenth Doctor and Team TARDIS briefly took on jobs at the company. (TV: Kerblam! [+]Loading...["Kerblam! (TV story)"])

In an alternate timeline caused by a temporal collision, the First Doctor spent three months working as a guest lecturer at a university in Kiria City on Urbinia. (AUDIO: Daughter of the Gods [+]Loading...["Daughter of the Gods (audio story)"])

The Doctor's companions[[edit]]

The Doctor's first two human companions, Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright, were teachers at Coal Hill School, teaching science and history respectively. (TV: An Unearthly Child [+]Loading...["An Unearthly Child (TV story)"]) By 2010, the two were employed at the University of Cambridge. (TV: Death of the Doctor [+]Loading...["Death of the Doctor (TV story)"]) Liz Shaw also taught at Cambridge. (AUDIO: Primord [+]Loading...["Primord (audio story)"])

In an alternate timeline caused by a temporal collision, Steven Taylor spent three months working at a spaceport in Kiria City on Urbinia. (AUDIO: Daughter of the Gods [+]Loading...["Daughter of the Gods (audio story)"])

Sarah Jane Smith worked as a journalist. (TV: The Time Warrior [+]Loading...["The Time Warrior (TV story)"])

Prior to her travels with the Doctor, Rose Tyler worked as a shop girl in Henrik's before the Ninth Doctor blew up the building. Before she could find a new job, she joined the Doctor in his travels. (TV: Rose [+]Loading...["Rose (TV story)"]) During their investigation of Deffry Vale High School, Rose was forced to work as a lunchlady. (TV: School Reunion [+]Loading...["School Reunion (TV story)"])

When the Doctor and Martha Jones were stranded in 1969, the latter was forced to work at a shop. (TV: Blink [+]Loading...["Blink (TV story)"], COMIC: A Little Help from My Friends [+]Loading...["A Little Help from My Friends (comic story)"]) After leaving the TARDIS, Martha was employed by UNIT. (TV: Reset [+]Loading...["Reset (TV story)"]) Some time after the Planetary Relocation Incident, she left UNIT to become a freelance alien hunter alongside Mickey Smith. (TV: The End of Time [+]Loading...["The End of Time (TV story)"])

Donna Noble's career consisted mainly of temp jobs. (TV: The Doctor's Daughter [+]Loading...["The Doctor's Daughter (TV story)"]) After leaving the Doctor, Donna had taken a new job in 2009, one that Wilfred Mott felt did not pay enough to ensure her financial independence. (TV: The End of Time [+]Loading...["The End of Time (TV story)"]) Some years after her travels with the Doctor, she lost a job after spilling coffee onto a computer. (TV: The Star Beast [+]Loading...["The Star Beast (TV story)"]) Upon her memories of her time with the Doctor being restored, Donna was employed by UNIT. (TV: The Giggle [+]Loading...["The Giggle (TV story)"])

Amy Pond held multiple jobs during her time travelling with the Eleventh Doctor. She initially worked as a kissogram, (TV: The Eleventh Hour [+]Loading...["The Eleventh Hour (TV story)"]) before changing jobs to become a model, (TV: Closing Time [+]Loading...["Closing Time (TV story)"], Asylum of the Daleks [+]Loading...["Asylum of the Daleks (TV story)","Asylum of the Daleks"]) a writer for a travel magazine (TV: The Power of Three [+]Loading...["The Power of Three (TV story)"]) and finally a fiction author. (TV: The Angels Take Manhattan [+]Loading...["The Angels Take Manhattan (TV story)"], The Bells of Saint John [+]Loading...["The Bells of Saint John (TV story)"]) By contrast, her husband Rory Williams kept his job as a nurse throughout his tenure as a companion. For his part, the Doctor was shocked that both of them had jobs, having assumed that the couple mainly kissed when he was not there. (TV: The Power of Three) By one account, Rory became a full medical doctor after being separated from the Doctor. (COMIC: Imaginary Enemies [+]Loading...["Imaginary Enemies (comic story)"])

Clara Oswald initially worked as a nanny, (TV: The Bells of Saint John [+]Loading...["The Bells of Saint John (TV story)"]) before she became a teacher at Coal Hill School. (TV: The Day of the Doctor [+]Loading...["The Day of the Doctor (TV story)"]) She later transferred to Ravenscaur School. (TV: Clara Oswald and the School of Death [+]Loading...["Clara Oswald and the School of Death (comic story)"]) Not long after the Eleventh Doctor's regeneration, Clara noted to the Twelfth Doctor that their travels were her hobby, not her job. (TV: Into the Dalek [+]Loading...["Into the Dalek (TV story)"])

Yasmin Khan was a police officer employed at Hallamshire Police when she met the Thirteenth Doctor. (TV: The Woman Who Fell to Earth [+]Loading...["The Woman Who Fell to Earth (TV story)"]) Though she was initially heavily dedicated to her profession, to the point that her family considered her to be "married to her job", (TV: Arachnids in the UK [+]Loading...["Arachnids in the UK (TV story)"]) her increasing association with the Doctor caused her to she leave this profession sometime before the First Flux event. (TV: The Halloween Apocalypse [+]Loading...["The Halloween Apocalypse (TV story)"])

Graham O'Brien was once employed as a bus driver, but had retired prior to becoming a companion of the Thirteenth Doctor. (TV: The Woman Who Fell to Earth [+]Loading...["The Woman Who Fell to Earth (TV story)"], Rosa [+]Loading...["Rosa (TV story)"])

In the three weeks following her interview for Davina McCall's television programme, Ruby Sunday experienced bad luck due to the meddling of Goblins; one such case of bad luck was loosing a job. (TV: The Church on Ruby Road [+]Loading...["The Church on Ruby Road (TV story)"], PROSE: The Church on Ruby Road [+]Loading...{"chaptnum":"Five","1":"The Church on Ruby Road (novelisation)"})

Others[[edit]]

Lavinia Smith was a world-renowned virologist in the late 20th century. (TV: The Time Warrior [+]Loading...["The Time Warrior (TV story)"])

In 2008, Tish Jones got a PR job at Lazarus Laboratories, (TV: The Lazarus Experiment [+]Loading...["The Lazarus Experiment (TV story)"]) which was secretly arranged by the Saxon Master. Later, having been "phoned up" "out of the blue", Tish got a job at 10 Downing Street on the Master's first day as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. (TV: The Sound of Drums [+]Loading...["The Sound of Drums (TV story)"])