Career Lounge Talk: Careers in Science Writing

16 December 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Moscone South - Room 101

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Writing about science for public audiences is a viable and rewarding career for many former scientists. Expertise in the physical sciences is especially valuable. In this informal seminar, journalist Robert Irion will describe how to begin exploring this professional pathway and the career prospects, from traditional media to online markets to institutions. Irion directs a one-year graduate training program in science communication at UC Santa Cruz.