Presentation: A Career In Science Communication

So you've just finished you degree in science or engineering. Have you considered a career as a science communicator? This seminar outlines why you might want to and how to make it a reality.

Illustration: Catherine Jex

Date Completed: 2018

The Brief: A short presentation for graduate students enrolled on MSc courses in the AQUA department at the Technical University of Denmark, introducing them to a career in scicomm.

Client: Technical University of Denmark, AQUA Department

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This presentation was delivered to MSc students in the AQUA department at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).

It was an informal seminar about a career in science communication. I explained my role as a science writer and editor for an online science news outlet, and outlined some of the conventional and less conventional routes into a scicomm career.

Slides can be previewed here.

Topics covered included:

  • What does a science journalist and editor do?
  • Conventional routes into science journalism and editing
  • The unconventional routes
  • Top tips for getting stuck into scicomm


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