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IAP 2015 Activities by Sponsor - Graduate Student Council

Alternative Careers Series for Grad Students: Careers in Publishing

Katharine Dunn, Scholarly Communications Librarian

Add to Calendar Jan/16 Fri 02:30PM-03:30PM 3-270

Enrollment: Go to to register.
Sign-up by 01/16
Limited to 90 participants

Looking for job opportunities beyond academia or industry? In the first of a series of Graduate Student Council-sponsored talks on alternative careers, panelists will discuss their publishing jobs and how your degree in science or engineering could be an asset an editor, writer, content producer, or publishing manager.

The session will address what journal and book editors do, the difference between scholarly publishing and journalism, science writing for technical and lay audiences, the skills you need to succeed, and how to find jobs. 

Our panelists include:


Refreshments will be served.

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Sponsor(s): Graduate Student Council, Libraries
Contact: Katharine Dunn, 14E-210, 617 253-9879, KHDUNN@MIT.EDU