Not everyone gets to stand around in a white lab coat on national television, cracking eggs with Martin Short. Very few get to trade that lab coat for a helmet and take spins around the Virginia International Racetrack for Car and Driver’s Lightning Lap, where the year’s hottest performance cars are put to the test. And when your job also involves testing performance metrics on toilets, writing articles about how to make superheroes on a 3-D printer, and extolling the virtues of Play-Doh ice-cream machines on the Today show, you know you’re in a seriously rarified line of work.
For Rachel Rothman EAS’08, the technical and engineering director at the venerable Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI), that’s part of the fun.
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