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Fleetster Friday: Meet Tanja Schroeder

It’s #FleetsterFriday! This week, get to know Senior Manager of Volunteer Programs and Training, Tanja Schroeder. Tanja heads up our awesome army of volunteers and is one of the first faces new employees see during New Employee Orientation. If you love science and you need volunteer hours, Tanja is your girl! Visit to apply today!

  • Describe your job in four words

Connecting people to science!

  • Finish this sentence: I love science because …

There is always something new to learn and discover.

  • What songs have you completely memorized?

I’m horrible at remembering lyrics! I get corrected all the time.

  • What is your favorite exhibit at the Fleet and why?

MythBusters! It is so much fun to test out all the challenges. I’m pretty much a master at pulling a table cloth from underneath a set dinner table!

  • What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?

Travel alone. Even if it’s just a weekend getaway. There is nothing like stepping out of your comfort zone and discovering a new place all on your own.