Career Paths in Science Education and Beyond Faculty

There are multiple pathways for PhD scientists to pursue within science education and outreach careers. These include K-12 educational institutions, museums, nonprofits, government, and at colleges/universities (both RO1 and liberal art institutions).

Learn from GSAS Alums

Natasha Gutierrez
Director of Instruction at Humanities II (Charter School in South Bronx) 
PhD, Cellular and Molecular Biology
Tyson Edwards
Science Teacher at Venture High School & Former Advocate at Society for Science & the Public 
PhD ’14, Genetics
Shani Peretz
Director of the Research Science Signature Experience at Peddie School
PhD ’01, Genetics

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Experiential Learning Opportunities

By Haofan Li
Haofan Li McDougal Career Fellow