ACT: Careers and Networking night – May 22

Careers in science communication: what are your options and how do you get started?

Our next ACT branch event brings science communication professionals and students together for a careers-focussed networking night on Thursday May 22 at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS).

Students can meet practitioners and hear about pathways into the industry while professionals can share their experience with aspiring science communicators.

If you are a science communication professional offering internships or mentoring opportunities, our careers night is the perfect platform for connecting with interested students.

The night will begin with a series of short talks highlighting different pathways and careers in science communication. Guest speakers include:

Following the talks there will be an opportunity for students and professionals to network over food and drinks.

Interested? Please register here

  • When: May 22, 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Where: Green Couch Room, Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS)
  • Physics Link Building 38A, ANU
  • Cost:  Free. Finger food and drinks provided.
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About Ian McDonald

I have a strong research, education and communication background. I thoroughly enjoy writing and presenting about topics relevant to the community, such as environmental and ecological research, health and medical research, along with public policy and legislation. I have combined these powers to help engage the public with knowledge through blog posts, magazine articles, podcasts, videos, social media pages, presentations and running large scale community based events. I have been working professionally as a Science Communicator in Canberra since 2009.

One thought on “ACT: Careers and Networking night – May 22

  1. Hello! I’m interested in getting higher degree studies on science communication in Australia, but I’m living in Mexico right now. Will this meeting be recorded and/or webcasted? It would be great!


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