NASA Engineer’s Inadequate Wages Force Her To Apply For Part-Time Work At Apple And Tiffany’s

  • A Nasa engineer in Houston has sparked a debate on TikTok about wages in the US after revealing she was in the process of applying at Tiffany & Co and Apple for a part-time job.
  • “Soo even Nasa doesn’t pay that well?” one commenter asked. “If someone who works at Nasa needs a second job I have no hope for my future,” another person lamented.
  • “Capitalism has failed us when a highly skilled highly educated person who helps us go to SPACE has to get a second job,” one viewer astutely pointed out. 

Chelsea Ritschel from The Independent writes:

“A Nasa engineer has sparked a debate about wages and the costs of living in the US after revealing that she was in the process of applying to part-time jobs at Tiffany & Co and Apple.

Kelly, a TikTok user who lives in Houston, Texas, and goes by the username @sexybabypartygirl on TikTok, documented her interview experience with the jewellery brand on the app, where she began: “I am a Nasa engineer and I’m applying for a job at Tiffany, part time. And I have my interview in 40 minutes.”

Kelly then showed off the outfit she chose for the interview, which consisted of a simple black dress and black heels and which she said she hoped was “on-brand,” before explaining that the store location she applied to work for was in the Galleria mall in Houston.

After showing brief clips from inside Tiffany, the Nasa employee revealed that she had gotten the job as an “operations … person” and will be making $20 an hour, while noting in the caption that she also had an interview set up with the Apple store…”

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3 replies

  1. Capitalism has failed us……LOL, how stupid. Have any of you sympathetic people stopped to think about her user name “sexybabepartygirl”, and not get a clue as to why she wants more money?

    She gets paid very well; but it isn’t enough to support her lifestyle. What is her lifestyle? Living beyond her means for one.

    Capitalism failed us. Lord what a stupid assessment.

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  2. Since she works for NASA (state run), it has nothing to do with capitalism. In fact, capitalism just gave her 20 dollars an hour more!

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