Being a scientist can be tough at times, when things aren’t working the way they should or when you’re struggling to get money to carry on your research. Sometimes I’ve briefly wished that I had an easy job, but at the end of the day I’m glad I do what I do, and I don’t have any real regrets.
Not really, because it has taken me to where I have never imagined I would be. Lots of people say that it’s not really worth it being a scientist, because you highly qualified, but you get paid than a lot of other jobs (banker, lawyer, medical doctor…). However, I love the freedom that this job gives me and the fact that is challenging on so many levels. The only thing that I would like, though, is to have a more stable position, because in science you tend to have only few years contract.