Update: Sept 11-17

This week has been busy busy busy! I’ve been trying to stay on top of school work, work work, and applying for post-school-work and Brian has been away on business (*shakes fist*). It’s really helped that we’ve set a routine to deal with un-routine weeks like these. The cleaning still gets done because Brian knows what days he’s cleaning, and can reschedule and communicate...

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Live your dream – so you don’t end up like this guy…

Live your dream, follow your passion, computer science
There’s a guy at my work who takes care of all the computer-related stuff for the lab.  Let’s call him Jack, short for Jackass. Jack’s in his late thirties or early forties, has two young kids and recently made the manager “manager” level.  So he gets paid about 50-55k per year, but he does get a gold plated pension and benefit package thanks to working for the university. ...

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Posted in: Career and Work, Philosophy

How CF got her first job out of college

first job out of college, cell biology, genetics, science
During my first degree, I was determined to get experience in my field so that I would not become another unemployed person with a Bachelor’s degree.  When I look back now on the experiences that I gained, there is a very clear connection between the choices that I made and the opportunities available to me.  At the time, it sure didn’t seem that way. Young, dumb and lacking in experience My...

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Posted in: Career and Work

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