Kathleen McCanless

position: 
Law student
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Education: 
B.S.EAS 2009
last name: 
McCanless
first name: 
Kathleen
company: 
Villanova University, Charles Widger School of Law
current location: 
Villanova, Pennsylvania
Please briefly describe your current job: 
I am concentrating on patent and environmental law.
What is your favorite part of your current position: 
My favorite part is being able to combine my science and engineering experience with the study of law.
How did your EAS education prepare you for your current job?: 
My EAS education provided me with valuable knowledge needed for patent and environmental law. It also gave me a strong foundation in communication skills.
What do you wish you had known as an EAS undergraduate in order to land the job of your dreams?: 
I wish I had known how important networking is. Having connections to people in your career can open up opportunities you may not otherwise find.