1. Master of Business Administration - UWA
2. Bachelor of Science (Geology & Media Studies) - UWA
Andrea McClure is an exploration geologist based in Western Australia. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Western Australia, where she majored in Geology and Communication and Media Studies.
After graduation, Andrea moved to New York City where she worked for a start-up travel company before returning to Western Australia to commence a career in the resource industry. She is also completing a Master of Business Administration degree part time.
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This episode features 27-year-old Exploration Geologist – Andrea Mclure, who recently found her true passion within the vast world of geology. When Andrea graduated from university, instead of looking for jobs close-by in her area, she decided to do the exact opposite, and go abroad all the way to New York where she got a variety of work experiences, and learnt a lot about her career and herself as a person.
Top questions for Geologist:
1:36 – What is a Geologist and how would define this role?
2:38 – Did you ever imagine being where you are today?
4:19 – Did you consider any other career paths apart from geology?
6:50 – Was it difficult for you to find a job?
9:43 – What are employers looking for in graduates?
10:46 – What surprised you working in Industry?
12:14 – Do you have good work-life balance?
13:42 – Does your job pay well?
14:56 – Do you get to travel much?
15:44 – What are the most important skills needed for the job? And how can you start developing them?
17:22 – Is there anything you would differently if you had a chance to go back to High School or University?