15 Things You Should Know Before Working in Alaska

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I left to go work the salmon season in Dillingham, Alaska in the beginning of June 2014 with little to no idea of what I had gotten myself into. I once again spent some time searching online for things that you should know before working in Alaska and specifically some things that you should know before working in a seafood processing plant.

1. You’re going to get weird (if you aren’t already) and do unusual things for entertainment- You think flinging fish guts on people sounds gross now. Just wait, it will be your favorite game in no time!

2. It’s going to be light (summer) or dark (winter) out all the time and you are going to adapt– I highly recommend seeing a sunset at 1am. It is unforgettable!

3. Once you’re there it’s really expensive to leave- The more rural the area the more expensive it is…

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