018 Career100- Becoming an Economist- An Interview with Jesse JohnsonPosted on May 29, 2012 | Filed Under Career 100 Podcast, Podcast
Felicia Gopaul talks with guest expert Jesse Johnson on what it means to be an Economist today. This is another edition of the Career 100 Podcast that will surely give audiences valuable information on the field, along with other exciting topics of interest on careers. Listen and learn why an economist is considered one of the top 100 careers of the next decade.
We are honored to have Jesse Johnson as our guest today. An Economist, Engineer, and Airspace expert, Dr. Johnson developed a love for Math and Science as early as highschool. Simulation and Modeling, as part of Systems Engineering Curricula, captured his attention while understanding the various engineering majors before Senior Year. He majored in Systems Science and Engineering at University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a BSE on May 1982. After two years as Space Shuttle Navigation Engineer at Rockwell International, he became an MSE student at Stanford University. He later joined the Industrial Engineering faculty in Morgan State University, mentoring students and developing the curriculum. He finished his Ph.D at John Hopkins, and then spent most of his time doing airspace, aircraft, and air transportation studies at Logistics Management Institute (LMI), a specialized consulting firm, where he worked from September 1995 – 2007. He has received numerous awards for his work and he now holds a position in the Economics Group at Aerospace Corporation since February 2008.
Get valuable information and advice from Dr. Jesse Johnson. Learn more about:
- How Dr. Johnson abled himself to work in the combined fields of Airspace Engineering and Economics
- The two types of Economics, how different they are from each other, and how diverse the career opportunities are in both areas.
- Tips on additional education, skills, and traits to progress in the field
- The challenges Dr. Johnson and his colleagues face in the industry
- Why the career of Economist belongs in the Top 100 of the next decade.
In the words of Dr. Jesse Johnson, “it takes internal strength and fortitude to go out and achieve your big dreams.” If you see yourself in top careers like Economist, or Engineer, or both, don’t miss this edition of the Top 100 Careers and start achieving your dreams today!
If you see yourself in the Medical field and responsible for preventive care and maintaining health, this career might just be for you. Don’t miss this edition of the Top 100 Careers.
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