Transitioning from an Outside Industry into the Oil Sector: Recent Graduates and Petroleum Engineering Education

Transitioning from an Outside Industry into the Oil Sector: Recent Graduates and Petroleum Engineering Education

Switching from one major to another while in college can be a difficult decision and process. However, switching from a more simple industry to a complex industry, like the oil and gas industry can prove to be even more difficult. The oil and gas industry, once known for its traditionalism…

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Tonae’ Hamilton has been a contributor and associate editor to the magazine for two years. She has been writing professionally for almost four years. In her free time, Tonae’ likes to spend time with her three pets, cook, and binge-watch Netflix shows. Tonae' has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from McDaniel College.

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