Entry Points to Careers in Science Communication

April 3, 2020
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Online via Zoom

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This program will begin with an orientation to the wide variety of careers in Science Communication and the job titles you can expect in these different fields. Then we'll have a panel discussion with four professionals in different facets of Science Communication. Join us to learn how each of these PhDs moved into their current fields, hear tips for how to explore these careers during your lab shutdowns, and get your questions answered!

Learning Outcomes:

After this session, you will be able to:

1. Name the variety of careers in this work sector.
2. Name the entry points into a career in Science Communication.
3. Develop a strategy for positioning yourself for your next step, whether as a career explorer or someone ready to move into this field.


Michael Matrone, PhD - Associate Director, Office of Career and Professional Development
Florie Mar, PhD - Senior Scientific Communications Director, Global Medical Affairs at Genentech; President and Founder at Youreka Science
Tiago Faial, PhD - Senior Editor at Nature Genetics
Aparna Shetty, PhD - Senior Medical Writer, Science Communications and Publications at Natera
Orapim Tulyathan, PhD - Manager, Medical Affairs at Rakuten


UCSF is committed to making its facilities, activities and events accessible. To request accommodations for this event, please contact Trish McGrath ([email protected]) at the Office of Career and Professional Development at least one week before the event.