1992 Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health
Security Analyst, Y-12 National Security Complex
"My experience in the College of Public Health and ETSU molded my future and gave me the ability to work in other areas I never thought possible."
Question: How did your education prepare you for the real world?
The curriculum and hands-on experience laid the foundation for a well-rounded career. My exposure to different aspects of health, engineering, science, and public interaction created the tools that employers look for, not only in the environmental field, but also in other aspects of career opportunities.
Question: What is something you wish you had known when you were a student?
Utilize your professors. Pick their brains on how their education and experience offered them opportunities. You may be surprised at what your degree can do for you.
Any other thoughts?
The misconception that you are boxed in to a certain area is false. My experience in the College of Public Health and ETSU molded my future and gave me the ability to work in other areas I never thought possible. The curriculum is diverse and can be applied to almost any career field in the job market.