BISI Professional Development Seminar (Spring 2015)

Spring Career Panel: Jobs in Education

This seminar/panel discussion focused on jobs in academia, excluding positions at large research institutions.  Students attending the panel got valuable information about getting a tenure track positions at liberal arts colleges, positions focused on STEM education, positions at private schools, and instructional positions at large universities.

The panel included:

  • Mr. Art DeJohn, Math & Science Teacher at Holton-Arms School
  • Dr. Bonnie Dixon, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Maryland
  • Dr. Abby Kula (BEES alumnae), Assistant Professor at Mount St. Mary's University
  • Dr. Marcia Shofner, Lecturer in the Department of Entomology at the University of Maryland
  • Dr. Ernest Steele, Associate Professor at Morgan State University
  • Dr. Martín Zysmilich, Associate Professor of Chem Education at the George Washington University

Students were able to query the panel as a whole and then meet in smaller groups with the panelists.