“During my time as an undergrad, I learned a lot about myself and what I can do in the meteorology field. I noticed that I have excellent community outreach skills. I want to go out and help people learn more about STEM, particularly meteorology, and especially help in communities where they have trouble being resilient during these events because there’s a lack of assistance. So, learning about severe weather and knowing many ways to help people was what really caught my eye and helped me develop a keen interest for that.”
—Mariama Feaster, graduate research assistant at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, on how her undergraduate experience helped shape the direction of her career goals. For more, listen to the Clear Skies Ahead podcast, with new episodes released every month.
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