Career Exploration

Recovering Academic Podcast
What happens when you leave academia? How do you handle the transition? What do you do next? Our goal of this podcast is to answer those questions. Contributors are all at different stages, so each of them offers a unique perspective on integrating with the world outside of the ivory tower.

Catalysts for Science Policy: Science Transcending Boundaries
Tuesday 2/26 5:30pm-6:30pm. 1420 Microbial Sciences Building.
Catalysts for Science Policy is an organization on campus dedicated to education of science policy issues, both local and national. During this event, they will be discussing the 2019 American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, including interfacing with policymakers, science communication, fake news, STEM education, and outreach and social engagement. Refreshments included. Register here. Join the their mailing list here.

PechaKucha: 20 Images, 20 Seconds
Wednesday 2/27 5:00pm-8:00pm. Monona Terrace Convention Center.
An evening of stories about how Wisconsin innovators are connecting our region and hear the thrilling, peculiar, and unexpected insights they have gained about life through working in the biohealth technology field. Register here.

Environmental Data Initiative Summer Fellowship Program
Monday 6/10 to Friday 8/9.
Fellows receive training in ecological data management and gain hands-on experience through participation in data preparation, archiving and publishing with scientists and information managers at specific host research sites. Apply here by 3/15.