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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Research Analyst in the Defense Industry

by Laura Trouille November 7, 2013

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths.  Below is our interview with Eileen Chollet, an astronomer turned Research Analyst in the defense industry. If you have questions, […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Research Scientist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

by Laura Trouille October 31, 2013

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths. Below is our interview with Christine Jones, an astronomer turned research scientist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). She is […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

by Laura Trouille October 24, 2013

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths. Below is our interview with an astronomer/astrophysicist turned non-tenure track lecturer at a large research 1 institution. If you have […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Electrical Engineer

by Laura Trouille October 17, 2013

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths. Below is our interview with Andre Wong, an astronomer turned electrical engineer at Teledyne. If you have questions, suggestions, advice […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Physics Department Head

by Laura Trouille October 10, 2013

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths. Below is our interview with Edmund Bertschinger, an astronomer turned tenure track faculty and chair of the Physics Department […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Tenure Track Faculty and Observatory Project Scientist

by Laura Trouille October 3, 2013

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths. Below is our interview with an astronomer turned tenure track faculty and project scientist at an observatory. If you have […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Consultant

by Laura Trouille September 26, 2013

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths. Below is our interview with Joseph Pesce, an astronomer turned consultant. If you have questions, suggestions, advice to share, etc. […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Patent Examiner

by Laura Trouille September 19, 2013

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths. Below is our interview with Cara Rakowski, an astronomer turned Patent Examiner for the US Patent and Trademark Office. If […]

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Career Profiles: Astronomer to Research Scientist in Genetics

by Laura Trouille June 20, 2013

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths. Below is our interview with Stephanie Gogarten, an astronomer turned research scientist in statistical […]

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Career Profile: Astronomer to Tenure Track Faculty

by Laura Trouille June 6, 2013

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths. Below is our interview with Meredith Hughes, an astronomer turned professor. She is a […]

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