Meet Ann Marie Macara, Marine Educator at Marine Science Institute

Describe what you do on a day-to-day basis. The best part about my job is that I can’t describe an average day! However, the overall goal of working as a marine educator is to engage students of all ages (pre-K … Continue reading

Meet Emily Schoerning, Director of Research and Community Organizing, National Center for Science Education

Describe what you do on a day-to-day basis. Every day of my job is different. My program has expanded to eleven states, which requires that I coordinate and manage around seventy people, most of whom are volunteers. I usually have … Continue reading

Meet Karen Ring, Website and Social Media Manager at CIRM

For this interview, I spoke to Karen over the phone. She is the Website and Social Media Manager at the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), which is a state agency dedicated to accelerating stem cell treatments to patients with … Continue reading

Meet Esha Mathew, Legislative Aide at the California State Assembly

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I am currently a Legislative Aide and act as Communications Director for an Assemblymember in the California State Legislature. It’s tough to describe what I do on a day-to-day … Continue reading

Meet Chelsea Lane, Health Scientist Administrator at the NIH

Describe what you do on a day-to-day basis. My primary responsibility in OSCPO is to communicate information about DMID-supported research and its significance.  I also provide input on science policy and planning, and assist in the management of the Division’s … Continue reading

Meet Geoff Hunt, Manager of Public Outreach at ASBMB

Describe what you do on a day-to-day basis. My job varies daily, based on deadlines and priorities. I’m responsible for overseeing our entire department (by myself), so I have a lot on my plate. On some days, I teach an … Continue reading

Meet Emily Boice, PhD, Communications & Program Director at Mind Science Foundation

Emily Boice, PhD Communications and Program Director, Mind Science Foundation (www.mindscience.org) Describe what you do on a day-to-day basis. It is never the same thing; it changes every single day. Our organization’s mission is to promote the exploration of the human … Continue reading

Meet Jeff Morawetz, Grant Manager at Caltech

Describe what you do on a day-to-day basis. In the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering (BBE) we provide cradle-to-grave award management for our assigned faculty’s sponsored research portfolios. I assist faculty and their research groups with proposal development for … Continue reading

Meet Jessica Flynn, Associate Principal Scientist at Merck & Co., Inc

  Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I’ve been at Merck for just over 10 years now and am currently an Associate Principal Scientist in the Infectious Disease department.  Our group is focused on the … Continue reading

Meet Teresa M. Evans, Director, Office of Career Development

Teresa M. Evans, PhD Director, Office of Career Development Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. As the director of the office … Continue reading