2018 MRS Spring Meeting

Create Your Dream Job—Exploring Your Passions and Recognizing Your Potential

Tuesday, April 3
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
PCC North, 300 Level, Halls C–E—Exhibit Stage

Alaina Levine

Alaina G. Levine, Quantum Success Solutions
Create Your Dream Job—Exploring Your Passions and Recognizing Your Potential

As a science-educated professional, you have a lot more career opportunities than you realize. In fact, you can even create your dream job and career from scratch. The key is being able to identify and articulate your unique value and problem-solving abilities to diverse decision makers. In this presentation, we will address the unique skill set that you have mastered simply by pursuing a STEM education, and we will discuss ways in which we can communicate that value to others who can make a difference in your career opportunities.

About Alaina G. Levine

Alaina G. Levine is an award-winning entrepreneur, science journalist, science and engineering careers consultant, professional speaker and corporate comedian. As President of Quantum Success Solutions, a career consulting enterprise with a focus on advancing the professional development expertise of scientists and engineers, she has been advising emerging and established scientists and engineers about their careers for over a decade, and has consulted with tens of thousands of early- and mid-career scientific and engineering professionals. Levine has also served as a contributor to National Geographic and currently pens the career columns for Physics Today and the American Physical Society's international publication, APS News. Her new book on networking strategies for scientists and engineers, Networking for Nerds, was published in July 2015. It debuted as the Number 1 New Release in Zoology on Amazon and it is now in its third printing.