Episode 26: Astronomy careers are not only for NASA and Teaching

Dr. Xinnan Du, Program Manager and Outreach Director in research in physics and astronomy from UCR, talks with Traci on today’s podcast. She talks about her involvement in the educational outreach program which encourages students to pursue higher education in STEM fields, including astronomy. Xinnan provides examples of careers that are related to astronomy and how their skill set can be utilized in other fields, too. To learn more on virtual events that are free to the public you can visit https://physics.ucr.edu/news-events/community-outreach