4th Paleontological Society Mentors in Paleontology Careers Luncheon
Monday, September 23rd 2019, 12:00-1:30pm
Mancuso’s Restaurant, 201 E Washington St Suite 201 Phoenix, AZ 85004
Luncheon is intended for students or between-career professionals seeking advice on careers in paleontology.
Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center Pasadena, CA: [email protected]
Lisa D. White
Director of Education and Outreach, UC Museum of Paleontology Berkeley, CA: [email protected]
Estella B. Leopold Professor in Biology and Curator of Paleobotany, University of Washington, Seattle
Suggested Topics of Discussion
How did you get where you are today (i.e., your education or other professional pathways)?
What does your typical workday and work week look like?
What qualities do you or others look for in the people hired at your place of work?
When seeking a position like this, what would recommend to build your chances of getting a job on and what are some pitfalls you would avoid?
Reflect a bit on the job prospects in your field. Be honest.
What do you like most about your career? The least?
How do you manage work/life balance?