Transferable Skills

Communication as a Science Writer in Science Communication

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

I communicate daily - whether it's writing a social media post, reaching out to a reporter about a story they might be interested, and my job itself involves communication in writing a wide range of articles for a broad audience.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Writing for nonscientists
  • Written communication skills

Communication as a Manager, Scientific Communications in Science Communication

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?
Communicating in a variety of different forms to a variety of different audiences is the core of our job, so this aspect is critical to everything we do.
What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Oral communication skills
  • Presenting to nonscientists
  • Speaking clearly and effectively
  • Writing for nonscientists
  • Written communication skills

Communication as a Design Strategist in Science Communication

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Simplifying user feedback into insights so we can then translate that into something we build. Helping folks who are the closest to the problem drawback and see overarching problem areas requires communication skills around insightful questioning and facilitation.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Basic writing and editing
  • Oral communication skills
  • Speaking clearly and effectively
  • Written communication skills

How else do you use this transferable skill?
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