ABOUT THIS WEB SESSION
This web session is hosted by SWE's Women in Academia (WIA) committee.
You’ve worked hard and sacrificed a lot to earn your PhD – but that’s just the beginning of your career journey. Many engineers earning their doctorates choose the traditional academic career path, but there are many career paths for engineering PhDs! Dr. Andrea Hadjikyriacou will discuss her approach to identifying the need for and successfully securing a postdoctoral position in an industry setting. She will discuss her job roles and how she is preparing for her future career. This session is designed for graduate students and early-stage industry postdocs who are considering a research career in industry and want to learn from someone who has successfully navigated the process while maintaining a wide variety of other interests.
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Join us for this live web session on Wednesday, January 22 @ 1 PM CT.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Andrea Hadjikyriacou is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, using cellular models and model organisms to study the implications of lysosomal storage diseases on neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s. Andrea received her B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with a minor in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from UCLA. Outside of STEM, she is an avid science communicator and blogger and engages in a broad range of work in advocacy and policy.
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