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Alumni Spotlight: Rene Boiteau

What the heck does one do with a PhD in geosciences? Fear not, fellow reader, the world is your oyster when it comes to a career after graduate school. Welcome to the TTP's newest interview series. In the alumni spotlight series, we are focusing on the different paths one can take out of graduate school. Find out what Dr. Rene Boiteau did after earning his PhD in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program, and what it was like to land a job at Oregon State.


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Once you've been admitted to a graduate program, you still have to choose whether or not to go. If you've been admitted to more than one, you've got a decision to make, and it has a lot of variables involved. How do you land in the place you'll be happiest doing work you like? We've tried to disentangle that a bit.


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WHOI's new Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Dr. Natalie Nevárez, started from scratch with a new office and role for a large institution. How do you change WHOI—the second-largest employer in Barnstable County, MA—a place where science welcomes and celebrates diversity? And what does Cesar Chavez have to do with this? The answer is long, so grab a coffee or something. We promise it'll be entertaining.


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