[ASC-list] Fwd: Sci Comm careers: Science Degree + ? // Is it worth doing a general graduate communicaitons diploma?
office at asc.asn.au
Thu Feb 2 02:54:18 UTC 2012
>From time to time we have people seeking study and career advice as they
have decided they want to become a science communicator.
This sort of information is often obtained by speaking to people who've
done it already, whether at local branch events or a national event with
sessions like: "Science Communication is what I want to do, now what?" *
So, apart from joining the ASC and becoming involved with local and
national events, what would you recommend for those who wish to know how to
navigate their way in to a Science Communication career?
We have an inquiry below from Tessa who wonders whether further general
communications study on top of her existing science degree would support
Thoughts? Feedback? Suggestions?
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From: Tessa K <tesskou at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 10:41 PM
Subject: Is it worth doing a general graduate communicaitons diploma?
To: office at asc.asn.au
I spoke to you on the phone last week about courses. If you could pass on
what I have written below as we discussed, that would be fantastic.
I am interested in science communication and I have a degree in science
with honours (Zoology). But as there are no courses on science
communication in Victoria and I cannot afford to move interstate to study,
I would like some advise on whether it would be worth doing a general
communications graduate diploma.
The courses I'm looking at are:
Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
tesskou at gmail.com
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