Recent Grad Success Story: Leah Scott-Zechlin

Welcome to our new series highlighting recent graduates who are surviving (and even thriving!) out in the “real world.” Starting in January 2012, 3CE will periodically highlight recent grads who have found a fulfilling job or are enrolled in an engaging graduate study program.

Do you know a recent graduate who has landed a job they love or has been accepted into their dream graduate program? Perhaps you are a recent grad with a story to share. We want to hear about it! Email kdomann@lclark.edu for more information on being a featured recent graduate on the 3CE website.

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Meet Leah Scott-Zechlin, class of 2011. Leah was recently hired as a German Merchant Risk Investigation Specialist with Amazon.com in Seattle, Washington. Leah graduated from Lewis & Clark in May with a degree in Economics.News Image

Q. Have you started your new job? How is it going so far?

Leah: I just finished my first month as an Investigator…there is major information overload and every investigation I do seems overwhelming, but it is satisfying to complete them, especially if I wind up finding a sneaky fraudster. I mostly had experience with small non-profits, so it’s definitely a change to work at a large company. There are very cool benefits (working in a beautiful spot in downtown Seattle, discounts on services across Seattle, free public transit pass, ergonomic evaluation for my workspace, )……..

Read her whole story here!

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