• Question: do you enjoy your work?

    Asked by cheychey to Avani, Jeff, Kenzi, Lindsay, Zoe on 12 May 2015. This question was also asked by Amanda, jsmooth.
    • Photo: K. Lindsay Hunter

      K. Lindsay Hunter answered on 12 May 2015:

      One million percent! I find it hard to stick with things I don’t like to do, and drag my feet, but I can ALWAYS find something new and exciting about bones or fossils or non-human primates to get me fired up!

    • Photo: Jeff Shi

      Jeff Shi answered on 12 May 2015:

      Every day I wake up knowing that I might learn something no one else on the planet learns. It’s hard not to love that!

    • Photo: Zoe GetmanPickering

      Zoe GetmanPickering answered on 12 May 2015:

      I get paid to play with bugs for most of my day. What is not to love? I tied to go cold turkey and give up science for a few months before coming to grad school, but I got bored after 2 weeks. I had to find a new lab to join.

    • Photo: Kenzi Clark

      Kenzi Clark answered on 16 May 2015:

      Yes, I do! There are always tough parts to any job, but sometimes it’s the tough parts that end up teaching you the most about yourself.