Rita B. Leahy Career Series for PhDs: Policy and Advocacy Careers

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

3:00pm - 4:00pm

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The Rita B. Leahy Career Series for PhDs brings current doctoral students, postdocs, and Maryland alumni together to meet and explore career opportunities for PhDs.

Each session of the series focuses on one broad career area and features alumni from different disciplines doing meaningful work related to that area. The 2020-2021 series features eight sessions focused on careers in: research, data science, biotechnology, federal agencies, policy and advocacy, entrepreneurial ventures, communications, and public health. 

This session features:

Devesh Roy, PhD, Economics, 2004 (Senior Research Fellow at International Food Policy Research Institute)
Adria K. Schwarber, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, 2019 (Science Policy Analyst at FYI Science Policy News, American Physics Institute)

For additional information about this event:

Contact Susan Martin, University Career Center & The President's Promise at smarti18@umd.edu