The 7 Worst Jobs In The Entire World

Published April 11, 2017
Updated November 9, 2023

Mosquito Researcher

Mosquito Researcher

Kevin Frayer/Getty ImagesA lab technician looks at cages of adult male mosquitos used in research.

If you work in mosquito research, you’re striving for a better world via experimental science and medicine. Still, it doesn’t make it any fun to get bit by mosquitos day in and out for your entire career.

If you’re thinking of going into this field, make sure to invest in an electric zapper and take heart in ridding the world of the mosquito-borne diseases that kill hundreds of thousands.

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John Kuroski
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John Kuroski is the editorial director of All That's Interesting. He graduated from New York University with a degree in history, earning a place in the Phi Alpha Theta honor society for history students. An editor at All That's Interesting since 2015, his areas of interest include modern history and true crime.
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Savannah Cox
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Savannah Cox holds a Master's in International Affairs from The New School as well as a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and now serves as an Assistant Professor at the University of Sheffield. Her work as a writer has also appeared on DNAinfo.