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Postby The Dirty Turtle » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:38 pm

theres a great lil book abt working in the parks department called The Power Broker
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Postby big zorb » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:38 pm

Probably gonna get a generic office job back in the big apple

Zoning out for eight hours is good for preserving your brain to write in the evenings and I don't think much will be as soulcrushing as this next month
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Postby bongo » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:38 pm

generic office jobs are actually hard to get
yeaaaaaaaaaaaa american nostalgia love it suburban living civilized families this could be my life
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Postby Dr. Norm Thagard » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:39 pm

You can teach
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Postby big zorb » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:39 pm

Have a little faith in me
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Postby milknight » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:39 pm

just coast along being a terrible software developer its worked out okay for me
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Postby milknight » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:40 pm

super excited for my impending quarter life crisis
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Postby bongo » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:41 pm

Dr. Norm Thagard wrote:You can teach


spent my entire twenties in education. it’s not happening
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Postby milknight » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:41 pm

hack: dont stare/look at the screen while you code it will make for fun and interesting bugs
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Postby internetfriend » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:42 pm

milknight wrote:super excited for my impending quarter life crisis

how old do you think you’re gonna get....
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Postby scarsdalevibe » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:42 pm

i think it’s pretty obvious you need to work for Goop
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Postby scarsdalevibe » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:43 pm

or just run for office on the chill platform
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Postby milknight » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:43 pm

internetfriend wrote:
milknight wrote:super excited for my impending quarter life crisis

how old do you think you’re gonna get....

at least 115
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Postby delgriffith » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:43 pm

I can't work for the National Park Service until I'm a citizen :(
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Postby Dr. Norm Thagard » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:47 pm

bongo wrote:
Dr. Norm Thagard wrote:You can teach


spent my entire twenties in education. it’s not happening

A lot of it is miseducation and redirection
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Postby Flossed Out » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:56 pm

I want to learn how to become an auto mechanic so I can get a job fixing exotic sports cars.
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Postby nosebleeds » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:02 pm

Become a death doula. Voidstaring jobs are in right now.
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Postby Ted Pikul » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:02 pm

Around a year ago I honestly entertained becoming certified in computer repair and just doing that for the rest of my life
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Postby Prof. Horatio Hufnagel » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:05 pm

delgriffith wrote:I can't work for the National Park Service until I'm a citizen :(


come back to england and work in a park cleaning up polish lager cans and avoiding fights with spice casualties
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Postby mactheo » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:14 pm

I worked in Katmai NP in Alaska last summer and they were really understaffed and the manager said they had a hard time finding people to fill basic maintenance positions which pay like $25/hour. I think if you know how to work the USAjobs system you could get a job. Also I met a lot of interp rangers who were just there for the season and had gotten the job because they had a 4-year degree in something tangentially related to the environment. Being an interp ranger seems sick. But it's seasonal.

edit: in Katmai there's a privately-run lodge inside the park that you can work at if you aren't a US citizen; you get free housing and you're in the middle of the park
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Postby mactheo » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:15 pm

in my experience the forest service is even more lax in their hiring process and most employees smoke a lot of weed
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Postby scarsdalevibe » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:19 pm

i feel like screens are ubiquitous now though. like my job was a lot more drawing and site visits 15 years ago and now it’s mostly conference calls and spreadsheets.

i don’t want to switch careers but i could definitely use some more outdoor time - maybe volunteer for a parks thing or do some gardening?
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Postby tgk » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:31 pm

physical labor is for the young and healthy. you develop a bad back or get an injury and that dream job has turned into a nightmare. you can pretty much be an office drone with any number of physical ailments. embrace the security.
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Postby brent » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:42 pm

The Emperor's Son wrote:i know i should work in food it's just the food industry is really awful

let's start a food truck park somewhere
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Postby otis » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:45 pm

Sobieski wrote:
otis wrote:even as an ecologist (i work with aquatic plants), i spend at least half my time in the lab behind the ol screen. such is the life.

That sounds chill as hell tho


don’t get me wrong, it’s chill. and most of the time the lab work is a good change of pace, i enjoy analyzing chloroplast DNA sequences after being in a canoe and dealing with stinky muskgrass : )
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Postby all day breakfast » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:46 pm

Ankh wrote:warehouse
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Postby delgriffith » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:46 pm

Prof. Horatio Hufnagel wrote:
delgriffith wrote:I can't work for the National Park Service until I'm a citizen :(


come back to england and work in a park cleaning up polish lager cans and avoiding fights with spice casualties

Already did that. Used to work at Kew Gardens!
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Postby all day breakfast » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:50 pm

dreaming of going the other way and making it out of manual labour & pick + pack world to a job where i can sit down sometimes
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Postby Ankh » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:52 pm

appliance repair seems kinda easy
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Postby G_S » Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:55 pm

I would work to become a HS or MS teacher in a heartbeat if it didn't mean an instant ~35% pay cut in this county

hell I guess I'm a pig
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