Volunteers needed for Happy Hour “Ask a SciComm Pro” sessions at our booth during #ESA2017

One of the main requests members made in the 2015 section planning survey was networking and mentorship support and opportunities.

We’re looking for volunteers willing to be at our booth to help us meet these objectives.

Volunteers will respond to career and career-transition questions and generally represent the diversity of possible SciComm careers already pursued by ESA members.

Section officers will be present to answer questions about the section itself.

Please contact us directly if you are willing to volunteer for one or more of these sessions. And if you have ideas and suggestions, please let us know!

“Ask a SciComm Pro” Anticipated Schedule*
4-6 pm in the exhibit hall, during poster sessions & happy hour

  • Monday, 8/7: Ask a Visual SciComm Pro
    Filmmakers, photographers, designers & illustrators
  • Tuesday, 8/8: Ask an Outreach/Ed SciComm Pro
    Educators, nonprofit outreach pros & tenure-track faculty who do lots of SciComm
  • Wednesday, 8/9: Ask a Writing/Storytelling SciComm Pro
    Journalists, press officers & PIOs, etc.

*If you have innovative SciComm experience (e.g., drama, dance, children’s books, etc.), we welcome you, too! Please volunteer for the happy hour that seems most relevant to you.

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