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Spotlight profile: Nekya Young, Houston County government

November 06, 2012

After taking a geography course as an elective, Nekya Young started to see the field as a potential career path and began learning all she could about geospatial technology. When a professor told her about a lucrative internship, Nekya seized the opportunity and never looked back.

In this video, Nekya recounts her journey to find a college major that would ultimately land her a job within ninety days after graduation during the recession and launch a meaningful career working with communities and describes the opportunities and support she found along the way.

 

Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDI6GZiO45Y

To view more AAG videos about geography and geographers, visit http://www.aag.org/jobsmultimedia

 

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