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Talk: Successful transition from academia to industry by Optica ambassador Dr. Richard Zeltner

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Date(s) - 26/10/2022
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


We are pleased to announce that Optica ambassador Dr. Richard Zeltner will give an exclusive talk to the SPIE student chapter with the topic

From academia to industry: Advice for making a successful transition.

The talk will discuss how STEM-graduates can manage the transition from academia to industry successfully and will provide advice for navigating the related career decisions.

Dr. Richard Zeltner is an executive assistant and project leader at the laser manufacturer Menlo Systems GmbH. Before joining Menlo in 2019 he was working as a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, where he investigated how optically trapped microparticles can be employed for sensing applications. He is a member of the 2022 class of Optica Ambassadors, providing career advice, technical knowledge and mentorship to students and early career professionals.

The presentation will be online via ZOOM.

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