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GSR Episode 13: Perry Roth-Johnson, PhD, Aerospace Engineering

GSR Episode 13: Perry Roth-Johnson, PhD, Aerospace Engineering

Perry Roth-Johnson has a Masters and PhD in Aerospace Engineering from UCLA. He is now an Air and Space Exhibit Researcher at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, where he conducts exhibits and educational research for the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, the home of Space Shuttle Endeavour. He also co-founded a STEM educational outreach program at Berkeley and at UCLA called "BEAM" (Building Engineers and Mentors) that shows underserved K-8 students some of the cool things you can do in STEM. In this podcast, Perry talks about his experience in grad school, how he leveraged not only his technical education but also his outreach background when marketing himself for his current position, and offers some great advice for engineers facing a variety of career possibilities.Listen to this podcast on iTunes. Follow Perry @prothjohnson Find the California Science Center's page here. And find the space shuttle Endeavour here.