Category Archives: What’s It Like To be

Museum Curator

Rachael Zuch
Museum Curator
I am the Museum Curator at CCHS. I started with the Society as an intern in 2004. I love that history is so easy to find in Cumberland County, whether it’s picking something up off the ground or shopping at an antique mall.

Please tell our readers a little […]

Geologist

Geology is an earth science comprising the study of solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change.

KN: Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.

My name is Kathleen Neset and I am a geologist. I grew up in New Jersey and I now work […]

Cartographer

Why is this work important/how does it apply to every day life for most people?
Maps surround us. We use them daily to get to a meeting across town, to understand results of political races, what the weather will be. In recent years, we see them all over the news and social media. As […]

Research Technician

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Kevin Bishop and I have been at the NIH since 2006. I attended Virginia State University and earned a degree in Biology. While in school, I worked in a zebrafish lab for two years and interned in a microbiology lab at the […]

Astrophysicist?

Thanks for taking time for this interview! Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Christopher Moore and I am an astrophysicist. I am currently in graduate school pursuing my Ph. D. in astrophysics at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Graduate school has a lot of class work, teaching […]

Ecuadorian Biologist

KVN: Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Washington Tapia. I’m an Ecuadorian biologist, born in the Galapagos Islands (about 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador). I love reptiles and am lucky to be able to work for the conservation of the giant tortoises of Galapagos. I […]

Adjudicator (Judge)

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Michael Empric, and I’m an adjudicator (judge) for Guinness World Records, based out of New York City. I’ve worked for GWR for about four years and traveled throughout North and South America during that time judging record attempts.

[…]

Fishery Biologist

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Jenefer Bell and I am a Fishery Biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Growing up in Connecticut my two loves were the ocean and Alaska. I remember saying to my parents I was going to live in Alaska even […]

American Fact Finder

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Lynda Laughlin. I work in the Fertility and Family Statistics Branch at the U.S. Census Bureau. I have a doctorate in sociology from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I live in Washington, D.C., but I haven’t always been an East-coaster. I grew […]

Translator

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Corinne McKay, and I’m a French to English translator in Boulder, Colorado. French was always my favorite subject in school, and I was lucky to have really good teachers who helped me get better at it! When I was in high school, […]