Tagged: career

Zion National Park River Bank

How to plot your next career move

I’ve spent my career wandering. When the path seemed interesting and scary, I followed it. If I needed a skill I didn’t have, I chose a path where I could learn it. It’s easy...

North Carolina Blue Sky

Advice from my mom: “Make them tell you no”

After graduate school I was having a tough time finding a job. I was getting rejected for jobs I thought I was qualified for. Then I came across a fellowship opportunity at the Smithsonian and...