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A Little Thanks Goes a Long Way

21 August 2014

thank you2Ok, repeat after me: "Thanks, Mom!" or "Thanks, Dad!"

Now really, was that so hard?

Ok. I totally saw you roll your eyes. And yes, this is a two-way mirror.

I know it’s not cool to appreciate your parents, but it is the right thing to do!

After all, when else in your lifetime will you have two people falling all over themselves to be a part of your life? (Hint—never).


Career Ideas: Environmental Engineering Consultant

14 August 2014

woman in hard hatNext in our career series is an environmental engineering consultant. What's that, you ask?  Well read on and find out!

What education is required to do your job?

B.S. in chemical engineering; you can also get a B.S. in civil engineering with a focus in environmental engineering but it usually requires a M.S. too (master's degree)


Career Ideas: Forensic Scientist?

07 August 2014

jobThe Samie Ladies remember being asked at your age, "So what are you going to be when you grow up?"  Such a hard question.  So we thought we'd share with you our careers to get you thinking about that topic.  Kicking off this series is Lisa Godfrees who was a DNA analyst.

What's your career?

I worked at a crime lab for over ten years as a DNA Analyst. Most would call me a forensic scientist.

What education is required to do your job?

A bachelor of arts (BA) or bachelor of science (BS) or higher degree in biology, chemistry, forensic science or a related area. Our college coursework had to cover classes in biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology and statistics.

How did you get the job?


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