Landfill Monitor

Worst Science Jobs II: Number 5

by Peter Stemmler

Olfactory overload, risk of disease, poorly compensated (see more)Peter Stemmler

Geology major Michael Harkleroad took the bait hook, line and stinker . . . er, sinker. He'd
spend his summer break from college doing geological field tests on water and soil to make sure that hazardous chemicals weren't escaping from
an old landfill. Real-world science research to trumpet on his rsum! What he wasn't prepared for was just how bad the Bakersfield, California, landfill would smell in the 100