What people that now work in Publishing have to say about their experiences.
What is your current job?
Monica: Web Editor at Sky & Telescope
What is your level of satisfaction with your current job?
Monica: Very high
What qualifications were necessary for obtaining this position?
Monica: Expertise in astronomy (PhD was a huge help), working knowledge of coding, web design.
What additional training did you complete in order to be able to perform your duties?
Monica: No training per se, just lots of writing in my free time for various magazines, blogs, and for Penn State's media relations during my postdoc there.
What was your last academic position before switching fields of work (i.e. PhD student, first/second post-doc etc)?
Monica: First year of postdoc. I was 30 when I changed careers.