Transferable Skills

Communication as a Senior Project Manager in Science Policy

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

I communicate with the media, with policymakers, with colleagues, and I write for lay and professional audiences. Communication is a big part of most aspects of my work.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Basic writing and editing
  • Oral communication skills
  • Presenting research to scientists
  • Presenting to nonscientists
  • Speaking clearly and effectively
  • Teaching in a classroom setting
  • Writing for nonscientists
  • Writing scientific publications
  • Written communication skills

Communication as a Director of Industry Partnerships in Science Policy

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

The professional indicated this transferable skill is important in their position, but did not provide specific examples.

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

Communication as a Chief Policy Director in Science Policy

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Building rapport with people is a highly valued skill. Being able to communicate not only knowledge, but also understanding and sympathy are skills I continue to develop as I advance in my career.

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

How else do you use this transferable skill?
Active listening

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