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Physics Careers Seminar: "Eyeballs, North Dakota, and other adventures of a physicist turned engineer"

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Department of Physics
Location
204 Loomis (Interaction Room)
Date
Apr 19, 2019   11:00 am  
Speaker
Dr. Brian Wolin, Northrop Grumman Corp.
Contact
Lance Cooper
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Abstract: In this talk I will discuss my experiences as a physicist finding a job and working in the private sector. I will give some advice based on my own job search, and talk about some of the unique aspects of applying to engineering jobs as a physics graduate student. I will also talk about Northrop Grumman’s Future Technical Leaders program and working in the defense industry.

Bio: Brian is a Principal Systems Engineer and physicist working at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. He joined Northrop Grumman in 2017 as a member of the Future Technical Leaders program, for which he is completing several one-year rotations to expand his technical expertise and develop his leadership skills. Brian earned his Ph.D. in physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2017, studying low-temperature magnetic materials.

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