Resource of the Week: Academia just one of many routes for scientists (a graphic)

screen shot of a graphic displaying many careers that scientists have today, in sectors including policy, writing, education, medicine, science, art, engineering, law, and business.

Screenshot of a tweet from AGU’s Sharing Science program

In the wake of #ImmodestWomen and other discussions about non-academic careers* pursued by those trained in the sciences comes a new graphic from the American Geosciences Institute. It is a timely and useful illustration of the many ways that science training can be, and is, a powerful component of careers in many sectors.

Where do you fit on this inter-locking wheel?

*See, for example, the Ecological Society of America’s careers in ecology series, “Exploring Ecological Careers,” in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Here is a link to the series intro.