As of this past August, I'm a Store Associate at Eastern National Boston ( www.nps.gov/bost/supportyourpa… ). I wanted to tell you right then, but decided to wait until after my 90-day evaluation just to be safe. This job is very important to me for 2 main reasons: 1) It's as a Gift Shop Guy at a museum store (not a natural history museum store, but a museum store nonetheless) & thus my 1st career-related job; 2) I have cool new responsibilities (E.g. Both opening & closing the store all by myself). The plan now is to use my experience at Eastern National Boston to get a similar job at a natural history institution. Once I've settled down at said institution, I'll start volunteering there as a natural history interpreter.