This week in the STEM Community:

+Jessica Kirkpatrick  posts about people working at +NASA Goddard.

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Astronomer to Astrophysicist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share advice and lessons learned from individuals on those paths.

Below is our interview with Neil Gehrels , an astronomer turned Chief of NASA Goddard's Astroparticle Physics Laboratory. He loves his job, is very satisfied with his work-life balance, and finds his work environment to be very family friendly. If you have questions, suggestions, advice to share, etc. about this career path, please leave a comments on the blog.

Read more at Women in Astronomy:
http://womeninastronomy.blogspot.com/2014/04/career-profiles-astronomer-to.html
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