Session 5 Panel Discussion: Future State of Jobs in the Sciences

Sunday, 7 January 2018: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Room 12A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Sixth AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals
Chair:
Bradford Johnson, Univ. of Georgia, Department of Geography, Athens, GA
Moderator:
Marshall Shepherd, Univ. of Georgia, Geography-Atmospheric Sciences, Athens, GA
Panelists:
Andrea Bleistein, NOAA/NWS, Office of Science and Technology, Silver Spring, MD; Matt Lanza, Cheniere Energy, Houston, TX; Kerrin A. Jeromin, WPEC-TV CBS12, West Palm Beach, FL and Elisabeth A. Cohen, NOAA/Boulder Labs and Operations, Climate and Energy Policy Coordinator, Boulder, CO

This panel will discuss where the job market currently stands and future directions jobs related to meteorology (and science in general) are trending.  The discussion will also include skills that an early career scientist should be working toward that are not typically taught in the classroom.

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