Alumna Heather Bloemhard discusses how she adapts to work as an introvert in our latest Alumni Profile.
Mason Degree: BS, Physics, Astronomy 2008
Occupation: John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow at the American Astronomical Society (AAS)
I chose my majors because…I wanted an in-depth understanding of how the world works.
My favorite Mason memory is…The Physics Club and the Chemistry Club put together a science night with lots of fun demonstrations. This was probably my first attempt at participating in an event to communicate science with the general audience.
Professionally, I’m most proud of…the fact that I have earned a Ph.D. in Physics, and have been able to pursue a career in science policy.
I advise current students to…take advantage of the breadth of opportunities GMU has to offer, even if it’s not related to your degree. You might be surprised at how useful these things end up being to your career.