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Other drawbacks may be having too interesting a career. I worked for 2
years at Disney Imagineering. That's often good for a great
conversation but at the end, they forget to talk about the job and my
I also, for my sins, spent a year working for Harlan Ellison (SF fans
will recognize the name). Same thing. People want to talk about that
experience, and they doubtless remember having a great conersation, but
can't remember anything I may have said or shown them.
Admittedly, that hasn't happened lately, but I'm always careful to steer
an interviewer back on track.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Drew Krause [SMTP:dkrause -at- NETSIDE -dot- NET]
> Sent: Friday, December 04, 1998 3:48 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: degrees
> BA Mathematics
> MM Music Composition
> DMA Music Composition
> The math degree (plus lots of teaching experience) is an attraction.
> doctorate can be a drawback--it sometimes freaks people out.