Physical Science Technician , U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
U.S. Geological Survey
 
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How Whittney Spivey got involved with U.S. Geological Survey
I asked a former professor, who also works at the Survey, about the internship program at the USGS. From there, I just applied for the position on USAJobs, and have been here since.
 
Experience
Getting to do real science, and helping to unlock some ancient mysteries of our planet. Plus, I get to look at some microscopic fossils that most people don't!
 
Whittney Spivey's accomplishments
So many things! I've worked on several cores, been a part of drilling two. I helped plan and execute an international meeting.
 
Whittney Spivey's next steps
Finish my undergrad, and keep working at the Survey.
 
Hometown: Manassas, Virginia
School: Northern Virginia Community College
Major: Associate of Science-Geology