Public Affairs Coordinator
I talk about water: what's going on with it, where it comes from, and how to provide a clean supply.
Environment & Nature
Communicating / Sharing Stories
Day to Day
The great thing about public affairs is that every day is a little bit different. One day I could be writing a press release or conducting/coordinating tours of our facilities. The main part of my job is to talk about water; what's going on with it, where it comes from, the difficulties of providing a clean and stable supply, etc. I write social media articles, news articles, research and write reports.
Skills & Qualities Beyond School
You need to be introspective and reflect on things that you are interested in. Use those things to your advantage and allow them to impact your life in a variety of ways.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for college students
Look at your hobbies and interests and extrapolate the many career possibilities that might exist within those domains. Things can sometimes be tangentially related, so bring all of your skills and interests to the table.
My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took: