Alum Zoom: Five Career Questions with Eric Juarez, Ph.D.'22, Presidential Management Fellow at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
Eric Juarez, Ph.D.'22 (Psychology & Neuroscience)
As part of a series of short, focused career conversations with former Duke PhD students and postdocs, we'll feature Eric Juarez, PhD'22 (Psychology & Neuroscience), who is currently a Presidential Management Fellow (Health Specialist). Eric works in the Education Branch, Office of Policy, Communications, and Education at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. Prior to his PMF, Eric was a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow and Visiting Lecturer in the Psychology and Education department at Mount Holyoke College.
During the conversation, Eric will highlight his interest in the PMF fellowship and share strategies that helped him succeed in the application process. Advanced degree holders interested in pursuing the PMF are welcome to join the conversation. Note: The 2023 application deadline for the Presidential Management Fellowship is September 25.
Five Career Questions:
1. Can you tell us about your background?
2. How did you get your job?
3. What's a typical day like at your organization?
4. What can postdocs and students who would like to work in this field(or explore it further) do to prepare?
5. What is the employment outlook for this field?
Professional Development, Careers Beyond Academia, Professional Adaptability, Open to Alumni Attendees