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Polar science career panel (EGU Cryosphere and APECS) (co-organized)
Convener: Clara Burgard  | Co-Conveners: Emma C. Smith , Sonika Shahi 
Tue, 10 Apr, 12:15–13:15

Are you an early career scientist coming to EGU looking for inspiration to take the next step in your career? Are you feeling a little lost with all the opportunities both academic and elsewhere? Then this short course is for you!
Join us for a panel discussion about everything to do with life post-polar-PhD and expand your ideas about where you might go next.

Our five expert panelists come from a wide range of backgrounds, from various stages of academia to applied science, science project management and science journalism. They will give you a little background about their experience and career. Afterwards, we will open the floor to a chaired discussion about all aspects of their careers and it’s over to you! Want to know how to get into a certain career, what experience you might need and what working in a certain career entails – just go ahead and ask!
Come along to listen or participate in what will be a lively and informative discussion. The session is open to anyone at any level in their career. Questions and answers will also be live tweeted!

Public information: Our panelists are:

Rob Bingham – Reader in Glaciology and Geophysics at Uni. Edinburgh, UK
Maria Eden, project manager of Beyond EPICA: Oldest Ice
Daisy Dunne, journalist for Carbon Brief
Nora Helbig, research Scientist at SLF in Davos
Helge Goessling, Junior Research Group leader at AWI, Bremerhaven

If you can’t make it on the day, but want to see what our panelists have to say, follow the #CryoEGU18 hashtag for a live-tweet of the event!