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It’s graduation season and we will end the week on a high note!Yahoo Finance recently reported that in today’s hot job market, it’s possible to find a good job that pays at least $60,000 right out of college even with no experience. On a salary like that, a person can live well in many major U.S. cities. Better yet, of the top 20 jobs that GOBankingRates analyzed using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on 2018 median pay, 6 were in the fields of environment and conservation. This includes #12 Wildlife Biologist that pays $63,420, #11 Agriculture or Food Scientist that pays $64,020, #3 Environmental Scientist or Specialist that pays $71,130, and #2 Microbiologist that pays $71,650. Job growth is expected in each of these career fields between now and 2026, and to see the whole list, click here. Congrats to all FOPs who are graduating!
by Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer The earliest iteration of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society was founded in 1977 to “defend, conserve and protect our ocean.” Meet three women, featured by Vogue, who are carrying out the organization’s mission: Eva Hidalgo: 31-year-old Spanish scientist who was part of the team that possibly identified a new […]
by Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer A bill sitting on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s desk could take away local government’s decision-making about their energy choices, including where to build large-scale solar arrays. The outcome will impact the historically Black town of Archer, where Origis Energy and Gainesville Regional Utilities want to build a 50-megawatt solar […]
The American Jobs Plan is an unmissable moment for communities across the country to address the legacy of urban freeways and set a new course for a more equitable future. It’s absolutely critical that as we begin to reimagine and build the transportation infrastructure of the 21st century that we do not repeat the mistakes […]
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