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What do you do /g/?

Do you go to school? Do you work? What do you think about your current situation?

>inb4 Math undergrad 300k starting
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i'm an IT student
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Bio-informatics student
Part-time job in a hardware store 7,- euros/h
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I'm a full time student
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>>51578305
I work as a Business Administrator at a Training Provider for young people. Got a interview at a IT Support Company for a Business Support Administrator role.

>tfw no IT job.
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Full time Biology student, minor in computer science, and I work in the library on campus doing maintenance/changing lights making $9/hour, soon to go up to $10 in january
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>>51578305
Full time CS undergrad.
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>collect pepe's 25 mil starting
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Senior EE undergrad and got a commission with the NAVY through NUPOC so will do that afterwards
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>>51578305

>math
>30k
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>>51578305

26 year old worthless NEET who still lives with mommy here.

It's too late for me. I'm a lost cause. No job prospects, no education.

I'm almost certainly going to have to kill myself at some point.

Just sort of psyching up for the year that comes.
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>>51578496
>math
>3k
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CS Undergrad.
Interned at Google last summer, coming back for next summer then full time. Making the equivalent of 95k/year as an intern, probably around 120k when I'm hired.
I think I'm in a pretty good spot.
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I'm a dropout working a dead end job who spends what little spare time i have on making life easier by computers to do as much shit i can get them to do for me or hobbyist shit like working on a rpi quadcopter
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>blogging
great tech thread, you ruin /g/

just fuck off >>>/b/
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>>51578531
Watch, Welcome to the NHK, it'll help.
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Networking and Operating level 5 Tecnician.
After that going to take either programing or Electrotechnology and Computer Hardware.
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Student.
I think my current situation is expensive.
I work as a teachers assistant and I work full time during the summer.
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Dental student. Want to move to USA so I can make dat dosh.
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>>51578305
I'm a CS student (junior) who recently scored an System Admin Internship.

Not sure which direction I wanna go, but for now I just wanna be well rounded.
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>>51578618
>well rounded
So you want an introduction into a lot of fields instead of specializing?
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>>51578305
Educated IT supporter
Working at a callcenter doing end-user tech support for Microsoft (Windows & Office)
This shit is just a stepping stone, I'm gonna find a company which does business support, I'm so tired of the common people.
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>>51578305
if that were my daughter i'd kill her
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Network engineer, I work with Cisco equipment
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School is for chumps. I got a sweet deal with a couple of roommates that pay for everything and let me live in the basement.
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Full time NEET. I want to change that this upcoming year.
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>>51578305
Studying accounting and finances by day, trading by night. Also sell programs to clients that my code monkey friend makes so we have cash to fuck bitches on weekends.
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>>51578760
sounds fulfilling and sustainable bro
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>>51578658
until I figure out what the fuck I wanna do, yeah.

I want more exposure into different fields until I'm sure I know what I wanna do. I don't wanna be a code monkey but I do like programming a bit.
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>>51578598

Did a few years ago. Oddly it made me feel almost nothing.

Gonna rewatch that shit at some point.
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i weld
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>>51578305
CS student, school kicks my ass
Intern at big data company, work is fun
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Full time 2nd year CS joint honours, I'm a part time teaching assistant for my dept helping freshers out with their code, also do a lot of volunteering on the side

currently seeking an industrial year placement
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Currently attending Washington University for EE
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I got a bsme and am getting 60k/ year
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>>51578598
How the fuck is that supposed to help. Real life isn't an anime, nobody is save you or make your life worth living.
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Sushi chef/ franchise trainer for new sushi bars.
260k+ a year
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>>51578683
>plot twist
it's your boss's car
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FBI agent
(Not kidding)
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Warehouse worker. $65k US yearly. Paid benefits etc.

In school for network AA in network admin. Will go for BA in security and more network admin probably. Job gives me $5k a year for school.

Ive been doing IT shit like fixing/building for 6 years now. Just recently started messing with networking. Firewalls, vpns, etc.

Dont feel too bad. I mean my job is dull but the money oays for my bills with plenty left ocer for hobbies during my free time. Plus even more to out aside for a house. (aint gonna live with the folks forever)

As it stsnds im comfortable paying $400 to my parents in rent while I finish up school and plan my life.
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>>51578305
I work in a deli/bakery making $12/hr. Currently working 6 days a week from 4am to 1:30pm. I dislike my job and I want to die. But hey, it pays for my Electronics.
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music producer

its gay as fuck and you don't get lots of shekels like youd think
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>>51578305
I am too dumb to do maths degree, maybe I could but I just find it extremely uninteresting, the only thing I like is programming, but too lazy to do that. Work dead end job at parcel delivery company, I usually cover other people do everything from minor it support to customer services, admin to parcel delivery, and sometimes as a mechanic, its shit job actually but its stress free and I get plenty of overtime
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>>51578536
>Math
>3
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English teacher. Not bad at all.
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>>51579933
>Math
>0.3
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>>51580059
>Math
>$0.03 a year starting

I basically wander the streets looking for pennies. I found 1 typically every 3 months
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>>51578305
>What do you do /g/?
>Do you go to school? Do you work? What do you think about your current situation?
I go to a school 5 days a week.

Because I work there.
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Math dropout working in a nursing home now
A-at least its a job
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>>51580090
>meth
>300k a month

step up
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>>51578551
>probably around 120k when I'm hired.
Maybe as your base salary. With stock and bonuses it'll be more.
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Hired by uni for project work


Also student working on a long, LONG overdue exam that has clucked me of my degree (my thesis work is all done since last year)
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>>51578531
I started working when I was 28, those 2 years you have of advantage could be productive.
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>>51578531
Any programming skills? If yes, sign up to sites like Freelancer and Upwork. Bid low on some basic webdev tasks, do a good job. I did this and, although I still live with family and aren't exactly making bank, I'm contributing now and no longer feel like you do.

If not, learn. It sounds (by your own admission) like you have plenty of free time, so you really have no excuse.

If you don't have the mindset for programming, learn another skill, like welding?
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Senior year in CS undergrad. But I'm a Bachelor of Arts T__T
Going for a M.S. in CS next year though. I don't work currently but I had some job experience in the field. As long as I actually graduate from Grad School and build up my portfolio a bit, I think I have a solid chance at a comfortable living
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i've been contemplating going to school for 11 years now.

anyone here start school in their late 20s?
i'm not miserable with my blue collar life, but i feel like i could do better.
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EE undergrad
top of the class somehow :^)
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>mfw PhD in mathematics
>mfw 300k starting in literally any job I want
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>>51580198
I'm so sorry
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>>51580090
>1 penny per 3 months
>3 pennies per year
You'd make more doing math if you were any good at it
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Network Engineer student.
Doing my masters next year.
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Work in robotics, majored in CS

Currently making $200k+ in my 2nd year but it requires long hours and a lot of travel.
I'm pretty happy where I am though I'd like to work a bit less than I am now.
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I make $7.25 an hour.
I really need a new job.
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graduating summa cum laude in CS from a mediocre state school next week

mother in law had a stroke last month so I have to find a job somewhere in this area so we can help take care of her

i live the middle of nowhere so options are limited unless i want to commute 2 hours each way

it could be worse
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I work in a trade and make some good money. Only downside is that the hours are long and the work can be really fucking dangerous. But hey, it funds my firearms, computer and motorcycle hobbies so I'm fine with it.
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I give blowjobs in exchange for money.
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>>51578305
if my daughter looked like that, I wouldn't feel the slightest amount of hatred towards her for doing that.
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Did CS, now software dev, £35k starting.
Not really sure if I'm making decent monies or getting ripped off.
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Math undergrad 300k starting
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39y oldfag. I'm trained first as an industrial mechanic. Then MCSE and NCLP. now i'm CIO. Fuck work and money, I just want to be happy with my wife and kids.
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German
nothing, everything goes to niggers who shit in the street
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I'm a student. Turned down a 70k offer in Arizona so that I can join the Air Force after I graduate.
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>>51581822
I'm getting a BS in IT, ~40k/yr would be fine to me. Though I think you're getting ripped, I have a few CS friends that graduated and got 55k/yr jobs off the bat. They going to up your pay anytime?
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>>51578551
I got contacted by a Google recruiter a couple years ago unsolicited. I never responded. I often question if anything would have happened considering my CS friend was contacted by him too and nothing came of it. Don't see what they would want in an IT major with no experience and a shitty GPA.
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>>51578305
i slaughter and butcher animals.
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NEET
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BS Biology grad working as a bartender and studying for the A+ right now.

I might go back to school for CS or CE at some day. If I ever use my degree it'll be in something like bioinformatics.
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I'm in full time work. I'm a professional impregnator. 1k a week.
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>>51579807
>he doesn't headline major festivals

The money is doing shows and not making the music you know
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21 yr old neet
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I'm a targeting technician in the us army. My job is to do battle planning and determine best targets to strike and accurate grid coordinates for guided munitions. Coincidentally, I do a ton of programming with Visual Basic for Application. I know its the lowest shit tier of code and I'm basically a scrub lord, but I utilize it pretty damn well. I was even given a low level medal for developing a simple universal testing program using Excel and VBA.
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Clerk in the housing department.
I just started a YouTube channel few days back. Money is better than i expected from a new channel.
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uni student maintained by parents
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>>51578305
I suck at maths. I just failed all math-related asignatures on my first year on collage. Physics was ok, C++ was ok, assambler and processors was ok, but maths raped me.
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>>51582396
I used to make like $100 every 3 months from some shitty Minecraft tutorial I made years ago. However, ever since about mid 2012 that figure has dropped from like $100 every 3 months to about $5. Fucking pisses me off and I have no idea how I can improve it, then again I don't really care too much anyway.
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>>51582487
I can relate.
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>Did you go to school
I went to a business school and got a Bachelor's majoring in MIS
>do you work
Yes. SAP consultant.
>What do you think about your current situation?
I'm making close to six digits (USD) at 25 but I have very, very little free time and have to travel a lot (will end the year at about 120 flights and way too many nights in hotels). Take that as you will. Good learning experience.
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>>51578305
I work for the Air Force. Currently flying fighter jets, albeit still learning.
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>>51582390
Pretty cool dude.
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>math undergrad
> $12/hr tutoring people in the unis tutoring centre
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I'm a foreclosure attorney
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I work at a candy store making $9.00/hr.
I'm only 20 and I still haven't gone to school yet. No idea what I want to do with my life, I'm not really good at anything. It hurts a lot seeing some of my friends being successful while I'm left in the dust.
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>>51582692
Thanks pal!
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Automotive engineer. I'm rich because the only women in my life are 2D. Also getting my MBA. Night school can suck my balls.
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>>51582918
>No idea what I want to do with my life, I'm not really good at anything. It hurts a lot seeing some of my friends being successful while I'm left in the dust.
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>>51582743
>math undergrad
>tutoring for $20/hr on Skype botnet
>getting by with donations from free as in charge mobile application
I'm fucked, not even the actuary exams will save me.
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Philosophy professor. Around $40,000 a year.

While I'd like a lot more pay, it probably works out great given the flexibility of my hours. So long as I continue to publish, teach, and do the occasional administrative work, I don't even need to be on campus except for the few hours a week that I teach, hold office hours, or need to do some or attend administrative/departmental functions.

And that's for during the semester. I get a bunch of holidays off, and then there's summer where I don't have any teaching responsibilities and therefore very few days where I actually *need* to be on campus.
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>>51583361
Besides the fact that a philophy professor is in /g/, is it really nesscesary to publish anything when you're a professor? I mean, your work is teaching isn't it? so why?
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>>51578305
Graduated like seven months ago. CS.
Now I loiter around the house, perform cheep labor, and try to get jobs.
I got an offer this week doing monkeywork parts-troubleshooting for $11/hr. Turned it down because it was two hours away from where I have free room and board, but I'm getting desperate. Just not that desperate. Yet.
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>>51578531
White 'people', everyone.
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>>51583361
I would love to be a maths professor, but that's just not going to happen unless I become a nigerian prince and solve the Riemann Hypothesis.
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Pre-Med with a $60k/year job.
Full time.

Honestly not as hard as I think it would be.
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>>51583444
don't worry I'm sure he'll find a way to blame it on women and minorities, and then go on a rampage like many other useless channers before him

I'm just glad I live in a state with strict gun control laws
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>>51578551
How did you do it? What year are you? Advice for a second year kiddo
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>>51583414

My work also includes publishing and keeping up to date with the latest research. And it's more than just that my two functions as a professor are to publish and teach, but that my research makes me a better teacher. There's something suspect about a professor teaching students who isn't actively contributing back to the field. It's that active contribution which reaffirms that the professor is a competent scholar through them publishing in peer-reviewed journals.
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>>51583361
jesus christ, I'm glad I didn't go for the phd
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>>51583494
What research do philosophy professor even do anyway?
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Furry porn.

It's pretty fun tbqh
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>>51578598
anime is the reason why this happened in the first place
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Programmer at a big tech co, 32yo, 350k/yr.

Between working out and helping my wife care for our daughter, most of my extra time is eaten up.

I should be content with what I have, but many peers are making 500k+/yr so I wonder if I should have applied myself more at work.
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>>51578305
full time gen ed student

stuck learning all this pointless shit for the next 4 semesters

never should've cheated in high school
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>>51583574

It's not any different compared to any other field. People work on various specialized problems that they're interested in.

Most of my own work is in mathematical logic, and a lot of my current work is developing and analyzing formal logics with the intention of discovering something that would permit for a new consistency proof of arithmetic.

I also do work in political philosophy. There's some amount of debate going on at the moment about whether a modeling procedure, called the Original Position, developed by John Rawls, justifies a certain conception of political justice that Rawls advocated for. Someone has recently argued in a paper that this debate has missed the mark thus far. That the disagreement isn't over the application of this modeling procedure, but is instead over some underlying moral assumptions that instead lead to certain conceptions of political justice. This paper has actually left me in a bind. I had a similar argument to give in response to this debate, but now I'm having to go back and see how my argument differs from theirs and see if there's anything work salvaging.
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>>51583718
Interesting. How does the funding for non-applied/theory stuff work anyway? Do actually write grants?
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>>51583684
I don't want to believe that's a serious amount. If it is: What do you do? What is your job/edu history? Any advice?
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>>51583768
Software development, I've bounced around teams a lot. Graduated from an OK but not amazing engineering school in 2005. Moved to bigco in 06.

There are a lot of people pulling in more than me in similar situations but probably don't hang out on 4chan.

My only advice is to network/hang out w/ successful people to help get in somewhere good. And learn people skills.
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>>51583746

Yeah. I don't know how grants work for maybe the hard sciences where maybe you've got specimens, equipment, and a lot of labor to pay for.

But we write grant applications to cover things from small things like organizing a small conference to big things like getting hired out for some number of summers/courses in order to devote research to a particular problem.
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Doing my PhD in chemistry.
It's a lot of work and not really doing anything at the same time.
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>>51583894
Pretty good at networking and good grades but also poo-uni where quality connections are hard to come by. What would you do in my situation?
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>>51584268
If you have no hope for obvious connections at school, get known as sharp among peers so they want to refer you if they get lucky.

Failing that, go into industry as soon as you're done and don't take less than the 100-120k a new grad is worth in major markets.

Avoid grad school.
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>>51578305
UT BSEE
Caltech MSEE
Currently working at a big corporation that does a lot of DoD shit, but naturally, I'm an intern :^)
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>>51583684
Seattle or Bay Area? I am 24 year old programmer at Big Tech Co and currently at $170k. Want to figure out how to get up to $250k+

I'm in Seattle FWIW
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>>51584344
Thanks for the advice, have an upcoming interview with a top-10 tech company for an internship, fingers crossed!
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>>51584418
Woah, how did you get that high so soon after graduation?
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I'm going to graduate in a couple weeks with a Bachelor's in IT. Haven't had any intern/professional experience unfortunately. I try to program and do junk in most of my off time. Prof has me doing some data science/analysis stuff for my capstone project. I enjoy it.

Going to go back for a master's this spring, why not, parents said they'll pay for it which I am thankful for, they're not rushing to kick me out either. To boot my prof said if I want in he'll waive a lot of the requirements since he's worked with me quite a bit.

The only thing is I'm going to have to move somewhere else for employment, because the job outlook here is shit. Local gov't and military jobs are boring as fuck and all deal with the shit I hate or don't care about at all. Blows.

Though every couple weeks I get real mopey and sad, feels like the past few years have just been a giant waste and I'm just shitty at everything I try.
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>>51584487
because they're lying their asses off, on an anonymous imageboard no less
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>>51584418
Was in bay area, moved away, not to WA.
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>>51584506
Why bother lying here?
The pay cited sounds totally reasonable to me. Maybe low if counting stock.
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>>51584572
why would a dude pulling six figures waste his idle time on a website full of losers?

makes no sense
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>>51584672
What else should we be doing? I know I'm not the only one.

Plus it makes me feel better about myself.
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>>51584698
something not related to this website

fuck off already
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Im a commercial Aviation student. Kinda /g/ related I guess.
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>>51579496
6 hours late but that's the point of the show.
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>>51578598
What a scrub the manga is infinitely superior. Funnier too.
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>>51578305
Head superviser of a large killfloor in australia.
100k plus benefits.
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Weather operations in the air force

cant complain
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>>51583467
>I'm just glad I live in a state with strict gun control laws.
So were the hundreds of other mass shooting victims.
Gun control doesn't work. The only way to be sure is to buy one for yourself so you can defend yourself against niggers trying to steal your TV or autistic white kids going on rampages.
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>>51582396
Those are really good earnings for a new channel.
I made $100 a month when I used to post videos on YouTube.
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pimp reporting in
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>>51578531
The fact that you still live with mommy is a good reason to keep living cus atleast someone cares

im 21 I got a job a month a go nights got fired after 2 days cus stand in foreman dident like me and got me the sack now I go out and sit on the street cus my mom and dad think I still have a job
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>>51586292
>Gun control doesn't work.
It has worked in my state since the banning of asault weapons and the restrictions on handguns. Not a single mass killing in a city of ~5 million.
Your agenda is showing. You're like the guys lying about whether smoking is harmful.
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>>51578305
Studied CS.

Making good money but the work isn't the most stimulating, innovative, or challenging, but it's quite relaxed and if the company doesn't go under I'm set for a long time. Planning to start a side business in the near future.
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>>51586815
>if it works here it works everywhere
You're smarter than this.
I'm sure those kids in Newtown were safe and sound in their gun-free zone, right?
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>>51586880
Newtown Connecticut isn't a fucking gun free zone you idiot
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>>51587151
Then why didn't the kids have guns to protect themselves?
Checkmate Obama.
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Freshman Comp. Eng.
Also getting work study in at the library scanning books
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depressed and incompetent computer engineering student, algotrading and robotics on the side
I think I'm on the fast track to suicide
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massively in debt CS student here.
I hear if I join the military they'll pay off my debt.
Would I be able to go and do computer shit without ever having to exert myself physically?
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>>51587252
Well you have to do bootcamp or whatever it's called now, but otherwise it's possible to just sit around all day.
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>>51587261
pretty sure I would die at basic
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>>51587277
Are you fat or skinny? If the latter, it's possible to get through it although it probably won't be much fun.
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>>51587290
fat because I can't stop eating god what's wrong with me
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>>51587306
If you're too fat, it might be flat out impossible for you. How easily do you get winded?
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>>51587323
Pretty fast. Its slowly getting better because I have to walk up this crazy ass hill once or twice a day.
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>>51578305
3rd year comp sci student. Just landed a nice internship for a local network storage company which should pay fairly good, starting next january
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>>51587347
Yeah, it sounds like you would have to lose some weight before you could pass it. You don't have to be buff or anything. Assuming you're a due, you should be able to do most of the lifting okay because of testosterone. But you can't just be a fat faggot. Do cardio.
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How many of you students here have studied abroad?
I'm trying to get into my school's honors program in order to get a scholarship to go out somewhere. I've always wanted to see the world. I'm just not sure if it is worth passing up a potential internship
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EE Junior at University of Houston.
Currently interning at a 3D printing startup. At first I thought it would be shit, but big shit is popping right now so I'm hoping I get to ride the wave.
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>>51587376
>due
dude*
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Should I go to UTD (rank 70 CS) and get have no debt post grad, or go to UT Austin (rank 9) and accumulate possibly 40k~ debt. Idk if the prestigious is worth it. Applications is Dec 1 and I have yet to apply.
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Co-founder CTO of a tech startup (yes funded)
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>>51587414
GO TO THE FREE PLACE
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Barely graduated with EE degree

Am now a Software Engineer at large tech company

Making 120k total compensation

feels good
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>>51587414
Is this for grade school or undergrad? If you want a career in academia, then prestigious schools absolutely matter. But you could quite easily just do your undergrad wherever and then go to a great grad school if you want academia.

Otherwise, just stick to UTD. It doesn't matter in the real world much. Especially not for CS.
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>>51587438
Do you feel like it's harder to get into software development with an EE degree?
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>>51578305
work in cybersec
>yes
I would suck ween to be a webapp pentester or an RE gig that isn't for the govt.
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>>51587448
>grade
Woops grad*
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>>51587448
Undergrad. I'm not looking to go further for MS or PhD. Just worried about job prospects when it comes to companies out of state or the big 4s who might not have heard of UTD or have bias for higher ranked schools
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>>51587455
Possibly.

My manager has an EE degree. My managers managers manager has a masters or PHD (forgot which) in EE. So that's says something.

It's not ideal, but its a difficult engineering degree so that helps. Having an EE + some personal projects + Software internship pretty much guarantees you a good job out of college. Plus most software internships will consider you as an EE student as long as you have some exposure to programming.
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>>51587508
Chances are very high that your school won't matter much for job prospects, what'll matter more is the experience you accrue during school (internships and such)
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>>51587508
It's not worth going 40k in debt just to make you education look a little better on paper. If you get practical experience while you're in school, then the school you go to doesn't matter at all.
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I teach Western Civ. at a small university.
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>>51587544
>>51587542

Thanks guys. I appreciate your advice.
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Second year economics undergrad. Will kill myself once I find out how big of a mistake switching from EE was. It hasn't fully kicked in yet.
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>>51578305
EE student, life is comfy as fuck.
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service desk tier 1 analyst in South America

I make about $1,80 usd an hour and I work from 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm, monday-friday

Just trying to make some cash before I move to Australia, New Zealand, or the US.
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>>51587694
Wow, I would have killed myself already.
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>>51578305
Unemployed Finance student. Looking for MBA but no cash to go to a good university.
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apple aha and i hate it.

bought a few udemy courses this past week since everything was $12/$15

the plan is to try and teach myself web dev as quickly as possible and try to land a junior dev position instead of suck ass phone support.

whats an average time frame id be looking at before those positions actually become a possibility? im thinking of dropping down to part time as well so i can have more time just building projects.
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>>51578531
I started my bachelors at 27 and at 31 I will graduate with a distinction. I don't know if anyone will hire me, I have maturity and experience of many things. At least I will try. Giving up is never an option. What is done is done. Fuck self doubt.
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>>51587757
Don't pay for udemy, they're stealing and repackaging people's courses themselves
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>>51587757
Oh dude, I was Apple AHA too for a while a few years ago, and I know your feel, I hated it too. Good luck and godspeed moving on to something better

>>51587694
you too, anon. phone support sucks
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College Student.
I can barely find motivation to study/do coursework, suck at math, and the professors think I should be a code monkey.
Does life get better after you graduate?
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>>51587873
>Does life get better
Not for you, no :^3
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>>51587873
honestly anon, if you hate it now, you're gonna hate it in the future. It may be worth it to take a hard look at what you want to do with your career. Not saying that in a mean way, just that you should do something that makes you happy and brings you fullfilment
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>What do you do /g/?
mostly fapping
>Do you go to school?
not anymore
>Do you work?
i prefer to call it slavery ($2467.69 / year), but yes
>What do you think about your current situation?
it could be worse...
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I'm a shitty computer engineering student starting co-op this summer. No one is going to hire me ;_____;
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>CS student
>Junior year
>brought resume to on-campus job fair
>get four interviews
>of those interviews get 3 job offers
feels good mang
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Small time international arms trade.
I only make around 150k a year at this point, but there's nearly no ceiling and I do nothing most days.

Side question: I just hooked up my 5 year old H70 to my 980 on one of those kraken brackets. Is the loop still good or has the water evaporated?
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>>51578305
I develop software for a shipping company.
I enjoy it, it pays well and the hours let me get out early so I actually have a night life.
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>Do you go to school?
No
>Do you work?
No
>What do you think about your current situation?
It's fucking awesome
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>>51588198
What do you have on there? Advice?
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>>51588377
Yeah, go to your campus's career center for help putting together your resume, and actually have stuff to put on there. I went to a resume workshop, and the big take-away I got from there was structure your resume in two parts: claims and evidence

In your claims section, you list your skills, your objective, and the rest. And for every claim you make (eg. Skilled in C++) you have evidence to back it up (eg. used C++ as part of a project, or at a previous job).

Make sure to list EVERY technology you've ever used as a skill. One of the things that caught one employer's eye was experience with an automated testing library called Sikuli.

And, at least when you're in school, grades do count. If you have a good GPA, then list it. I have a 3.8 gpa, and that caught a lot of attention at the job fair
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>>51588473
Fair enough, any advice for getting an interview without direct, face-to-face, recruiter contact?
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I work at a factory making oil filters.

I just want a normal life with a home and a wife and a kid or 2. Hank Hill's life is my ideal being.

Can't find the GF tho.
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>>51588473
a GPA only matters with no internships and weak project history.

Every job, project, contract, etc I've been on no one has given a single fuck about what my GPA was. They never even asked. Just "did you get a degree in CE? When?"
They all cared about my previous projects quite a bit.
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Comp engineering associate right now. Not sure what direction I want for a bachelor's degree. Working as a technician right now for $20/hour. Job is fun and they'll pay for my certs.
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>>51588564
I guess just be memorable when meeting the recruiter. When at the job fair, after handing off the resume I stuck around for a little bit, asked questions about their company, made some jokes and stuff. Sorry I don't really have any real advice, just be memorable when meeting the recruiter, have a solid resume (your career center can help you with that) and the recruiters will find you. Really all I did was hand in the resume, and the companies all reached out to me after that

>>51588638
Yes, projects and previous experience matter more. BUT, in my experience talking with recruiters at workshops and stuff, gpa is something they look at especially if you're still a student
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>>51578305
Full time student, bio major. I tutor intro bio for about 300 bucks a semester, which I proceed to throw at watches and other technology.
I'm actually very depressed. I'm surrounded by cunt pre-meds that I completely hate, having basically no friends (just acquaintances and shit) and my major is worthless if I don't get into dental school.
I'm thinking of just doing pharmacy school. I'll get to skip my senior year and i'll be debt free by 27 (compared to ~35 if I go to dental school)
Should I do it guys?
My dream job is being a unix sysadmin where I get paid to use a few basic commands and maintain a server, but that ship has sailed long ago.
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>What do you do?
Senior CS student. I can't wait until I finish school.

>School? Work? Current situation?
I don't work, but I did an internship in QA. It was so much fun. And easy. And the stress was low. For the occasional income, I do extras/background acting for TV shows and whatnot. I haven't got many calls lately because a) I'm not part of the acting union and b) There's not many things filming in my city in the winter. In the summer I got like 3-4 calls per week, in the fall I got at least one per week, but now that it's colder rI haven't gotten a single call in like 3 weeks.
My current situation is pretty okay. I don't have the best study habits, but only recently did I start getting my shit together. I'm doing research for a lab at school and it's a lot more boring than working in actual industry. There's not as much demand in terms of work that they ask me to do, and the stress is low, but it's really boring. I can't wait until i graduate. After I get a job I really want to take evening acting classes. I really wanna be on a commercial. I also want to get my private pilot license so that I can fly.
I also want to find a way to be confident in myself. Lately my social anxiety as been pretty bad (entirely my fault; haven't been doing my exposure exercises) and I just want to be able to go a day doing my usual stuff without having my anxiety tell me that I'm in way over my head. My mom also suffers from anxiety, and I want to help her as much as I can, somehow, but I don't really know how I can do that other than just being there for her.
Eventually I want to move to the city (I live in a suburb right now with my family), but my family is quite persistent on us all living together until we die (I think this is a cultural thing). Some of them want to move farther from the city (+15 minutes away) because housing would be cheaper. I understand where they're coming from. But I don't want to move farther. Not sure how that's going to play out.
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>>51578531
Military baby. I've enlisted with a ton of older guys basically in your situation, and they all have done great stuff. Plus, steady pay and job opportunities that'll blow your socks off.

I work on equipment that ATC uses to interact with planes. Make roughly 2k a month, and government pays for my housing. Pretty sweet gig.
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>>51588668
>Haven't graduated yet
Then you should be doing internships unless this is your last quarter.

You'll get paid less going into a job fresh out of school vs. having some references from internships.
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>>51588731
You sound pretty rad, anon. I'm a cs student and have been doing flight lessons also.

How did you get involved in bg/extra work?
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>>51588770
I've already done 1 internship, and starting another in January. That's what I'm talking about though. Internship recruiters for sure care about your GPA
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>>51578305

Allied Healthcare. AAS. $80k.
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>>51588795
Oh I thought you were talking about a job, job.

In job interviews no one gives a fuck what your GPA was or what the name of your super difficult class taught by your once relevant in the industry teacher was.
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College dropout, $50k/yr +bonus.
Manager at a recycling plant.
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I'm a 9th grader in Finland.
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>>51588771
>How did you get involved in bg/extra work?
I don't remember how it all started, but I do recall seeing an ad for the new Star Wars movie. They were doing some filming in my city and had an open call for background actors, so whoever wanted to be a background actor had to show up to location X at Y o'clock, and hopefully, if you were the first Z people to arrive, you got the part. Unfortunately I had a midterm that week so I couldn't make it.

So I did more googling and it turns out that there's an acting agency dedicated to background acting in my area. Production companies reach out to them for available background actors and extras, and then they contact you if there's an opening and you seem like a good fit. I think since I'm not part of a union, I'm just one of the last minute replacements for other extras that can't make it a few days before filming.

I really recommend it. It's so much fun, and you're paid too! The long hours are the hardest part, as well as the early mornings or late nights. Other than that, I totally recommend it!

Are you planning on getting your PPL?
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>>51582184
in oz mate?
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>Bottom 10 of HS Class
>Went into Military
>Took 6 month class Sun Microsystems
>No idea what I'm doing
>Got job with ManTech in 2009
>Worked in Iraq, then Afghanistan till 2014ish
>Got home, made friend with Seneca Indian

MFW I make the same amount of money, doing General Managing with their Casino's. But... I don't know much about computers, I would like to know more. Money doesn't bring happiness and work is fast pace/ stressful.

>No Friends
>No Girlfriends
>Give money away to Twitch Streamers

Probably going to plan my exit from this life next year if it doesn't get better.
>>
>What do you think about your current situation?
It's shit.
>>
I work in tech. Make decent money. Have no debt. Having perfect nerd girlfriend. I think it's the best, ever. I can't wait to live out the next 70ish years of life.
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contracted UX designer/developer

€50/hr, but I only work 15 hours a week.
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>>51588859
underage b&
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>almost a junior, studying CS
>have done well in all my classes but havent programmed outside of school much

How do I get a decent internship? What do they usually look for in students?
>>
Business Analyst (Agile/SDLC) in Finance sector.

Studying Economics at Uni part-time.

Bored. Work is easy. Want a challenge.
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I'm a millwright. 28/hr working 60-70 hours a week.
I'm 29 with wife and 2 kids. Meh, it's alright.
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I'm 18, studying Biomedical Sciences 2/4 years
No job yet
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>>51578305
Industrial Engineering Graduate..
Currently doing voluntary job, teaching junior high school math and Debian GNU/Linux.
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>>51578305
first year CS student, so far I like my university

>tfw when making food though
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part-time working as a repair tech, full time student for IT Security. Graduating next year.
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>>51578305
>Do you go to school?
Yes. Mathematics major, CS minor.
>Do you work?
Yes. Software development, though only about 15 hours per week.
>What do you think about your current situation?
I'm as happy as one could possibly be.
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> What do you do /g/?
NEET
>What do you think about your current situation?
I'm fucked desu.
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