One of the benefits of being a graduate student at BYU is the availability of on-campus jobs. Unfortunately, my most-beloved job as a peer mentor at Freshman Academy, now called Freshman Mentoring, is only for undergraduates. I will be very very sad to say good-bye to Old FA. However, I recently got hired to work--as a graduate student--in this beautiful campus building:
But if you don't know what building this is, mayhaps this will help:
You may be asking yourself, Isn't Toni a graduate student in the English program? The answer is Yes. But isn't the life science museum for life science and not English? The answer to that is also Yes.
So, what do I propose is the obvious solution?
I am an editorial assistant for the Western North American Naturalist, an academic biology journal with an office in the Bean Museum. Make sense? Basically, I'll be working with fantastic people like this:
How great is that? I will likely be working with WNAN for the entirety of my graduate career. So, all both of the years I have left.