SSA member Priscilla Brownlow, who graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 2013 with a master’s degree in acoustics, is now working for VHB Engineering, a transportation consulting firm in Raleigh, North Carolina. “During my time as a graduate student of acoustics, my research was focused in seismology,” Brownlow writes. “After having difficulty finding a non‐academic position in the field, I landed my first job as an acoustical engineer working for a transportation consulting company. In addition to the job description you would expect—analyzing traffic noise and designing noise walls—I am also gaining experience analyzing railway vibrations using similar methods...

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