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Dr Sarah Pearce

Director of Astronomy and Space Science, CSIRO
In her current role at the CSIRO, Sarah leads the national science agency’s space program.

Ben Tran

Developer, space tech start-up
Ben Tran is a front-end developer at satellite tech startup, Myriota.

Will Reid

Robotic mobility engineer, NASA
Will Reid wants to send robots to the moons of Saturn.

Monique Hollick

Space Systems Engineer, DST
Monique and her team design daily mission plans, check the health and performance of satellites and conduct maintenance on ground stations.

Kirsten Banks

Astrophysicist and science communicator
Kirsten Banks is bringing Aboriginal astronomy, Indigenous and Western science to the masses as a budding astrophysicist and science communicator at UNSW.

Professor Tara Murphy

Astrophysicist
Astrophysics Professor Tara Murphy has made some interesting discoveries in her career at the University of Sydney, like radio signals from space that were created 130-million light years away!

Beth Jens

NASA engineer
NASA Engineer Dr Elizabeth (Beth) Jens is making interplanetary travel a real thing!

Miss Aerospace

Aerospace Engineer
Marielle of Miss Aerospace is becoming the female engineering role model she never had.

Karen Willcox

Aerospace engineer
Several trips on the 'vomit comet' made Karen Willcox determined to be the best aerospace engineer.

Karlie Noon

Research Assistant
Karlie switched from arts to science and has never looked back.

Rhea Barnett

Space physicist
Studying physics took Rhea Barnett on an unexpected adventure.

From the navy to cyber security: 5-minute Q&A

navy to cyber security career palo alto networksvideo
Interested in a career in cyber security? We chatted to Nicholas Desilas who studied a Cert IV in engineering at TAFE before spending 10 years in the navy and now has a successful career in the cyber security industry, as Strategic Relationship Representative at global cyber security leader, Palo Alto Networks.

16 quick career challenges to tick off these school holidays

Bored yet? There are loads of quick, easy things you can do for your career these school holidays.

So, you want a next-gen data science gig? Live Webinar recording

So, you wanna kickstart a future-focused data science career? Hear from three real-life STEM professionals busting myths and swapping pathway stories.