There's a four month probation period, but if I can get through that without killing anything/making people pissed as hell, there's a possible pay increase plus a bunch of benefits (medical, dental, metrocard, share of profits, etc). So not too shabby.
I'm really happy, and kind of frightened. I still feel like such a dum dum, and I hope they don't regret their decision to take me on (considering they posted on Craigslist, I'm sure they had a slew of applicants). My friend told me they were only taking one tech, but then after our classmate got hired, she heard (from said classmate, I guess?) that they were considering hiring a second tech. I'm that tech.
Basically, this dog looks how I feel: