Hayley Young is a Lead Composite Technician at Gilmour Space Technologies on Queensland’s Gold Coast.
Leaving school at the end of Year 10 Hayley wasn’t clear what career pathway she would follow.
Although she preferred the more practical hands-on subjects, she found herself working in a record store and singing and playing guitar after a move to the Gold Coast.
Deciding a trade-based career would be her preference Hayley applied to become a Composite Technician.
Now working for Gilmour Space Technologies, she is responsible for managing the companies composites operation.
Space Careers Wayfinder is a collaboration between the CSIRO and ANU.
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