I'm Pete Marchetto, and This is How I Work

Location: Ithaca, NY (and various field locations)
Current gig: Engineering Physicist for the Bioacoustics Research Program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and graduate student in Biological and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University. I blame the fantastic Cornell Employee Degree Program for my dual job… » 9/06/13 3:59pm 9/06/13 3:59pm

Working in academia, there is no such thing as a work/life balance. I'm a staff member who's a salaried employee, and also a PhD student under the Employee Degree Program, so when I way that I work 50-59 hours a week, that's sitting behind a desk. There's a lot of writing, building, research, and travel that I just… » 5/29/13 9:38am 5/29/13 9:38am