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Earning a Degree While Working: Employee-Owners Share their Experiences


Going back to school once you've entered the workforce can be challenging, but having the support of your employer can help! Recently Parametrix employee-owners Jade Parsons and Lonnie McKnight completed degrees with help from Parametrix's Educational Assistance Program. They share their stories and tips on how to balance work, school, and life.

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Jade Parsons is a surveyor based in our Bremerton, WA office. She recently graduated from the University of Florida's online program, earning a master's degree in geomatics. She says that she originally had no intention of pursuing a master's degree. When she began her career at Parametrix in 2017, she didn't have any previous knowledge of surveying. H... (more)