Testimonies

What people that now work in Energy have to say about their experiences.

JobsForAstronomers: What is your current job?
V. Duez: Renewable Energies

JobsForAstronomers: What is your level of satisfaction with your current job?
V. Duez: I am very optimistic about the career perspectives. So far I have found the field very interesting: more suited to my tastes than astrophysics (which I eventually found too theoretical), as it tackles contemporary socio-economical issues related to energy management and involves technical skills as well as human ones.

JobsForAstronomers: What qualifications were necessary for obtaining this position?
V. Duez: A Master in physics, chemistry or advanced electronics.

JobsForAstronomers: What additional training did you complete in order to be able to perform your duties?
V. Duez: I am currently following a one-year professional study program about renewable energies.

JobsForAstronomers: What was your last academic position before switching fields of work (i.e. PhD student, first/second post-doc etc)?
V. Duez: 1st post-doc. 31.