Jorge Cham from PhD Comics: Communicating Your Research

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Jorge Cham will relay his experiences creating successful science communication projects (videos that have been viewed by millions of people and a book release from Penguin Random House). He will convey how he communicates his passion for engaging with the public and exploring the unknown.

Jorge holds a Ph.D. in Robotics from Stanford University and is the creator of Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD Comics), the popular comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in Academia.

Often called the "Dilbert of academia,” PHD Comics appears online where it is read by over 6 million visitors a year from over 1000 universities worldwide.

Sponsored by the MIT Graduate Student Council (GSC), Global Education & Career Development Career Services (GECD), and the MIT Office of the Vice President for Research

Pre-registration is requested (but not required) via CareerBridge.

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Workshops/Fairs, Career Development

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Career Development

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Students, Alumni

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Career Services (GECD)

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