“The Road Less Traveled – Alternative Careers for PhD Scientists” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Dr. Steve Carlo, a PhD physical chemist, currently working for the Federal Government as a technical manager.
The skills you obtain as a PhD scientists are valuable, but not only in traditional jobs. Process development, analytical thinking, research techniques, and technology skills are highly sought and desired in government and private industry. Join Dr. Steve Carlo as he describes how traditional skills are more easily applied to alternative careers than you think.
What You Will Learn
- There is more than one way to write a resume
- Key points for phone and on-site interviews
- Consider your career, not just your job
- And much more…
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
Dr. Steve Carlo is a PhD physical chemist, who works for the Federal Government as a technical manager. He has over 10 years’ experience in research and development, consulting, technology transfer and technical management. Steve has received several R&D awards and has been granted two US patents, with three US and two WIPO filings pending in the general areas of non-linear optics and personal care. Among his many hobbies, he enjoys brewing his own English style ale, SCUBA, yoga and being with his family.
Meet the Moderator
Patricia Simpson joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s School of Chemical Sciences in August 2007. She serves as the Director of Academic Advising and Career Services for all undergraduate and graduate students and post-docs in Chemistry and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Patricia obtained her BA from Concordia College-Moorhead and her MEd in College Student Affairs from Azusa Pacific University. She has worked in higher education for 17 years, with 14 of those specifically in the career services field.
The Fine Print
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