I have worked for UC Berkeley Extension for 12 years. My typical duties include content marketing, social media marketing and photography.
My areas of responsibilities—or beats—are Art and Design, Construction and Sustainability, and Technology and Information Management. Design in its most expansive definition pulls together these areas, and integrates my particular interests in painting, photography, architecture, irrigation systems and user experience.
I interview students, talk with instructors and industry experts, and research employment opportunities of interest to students who are looking to enter new career categories or improve their understanding. If there is a topic you'd like to see covered in this blog, email me at aguest@berkeley.edu.

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Data scientists and analysts use their technical knowledge to discover answers embedded in large data sets that can solve a variety of questions. But you don’t need to be a full-fledged data

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Solomon Abrams based a mid-career move into higher education because of his existing rapport with students throughout his volunteer work. “I wanted to take that connection, and I wanted to move