Friday, February 1, 2013

First Alumni Food For Thought Session of the Semester!

Are you interested in research, assessments and/or education?  Ever wonder what "career ready" activities you should be incorporating now to complement your academic learning? 

Jonathan Steinberg '99 will SKYPE in to answer these questions and more
3:30-4:30 pm
Thursday, February 7th
Meliora 302, conference room 

Jonathan Steinberg, Principal Research Data Analyst
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ
Jonathan Steinberg joined ETS in Princeton, NJ in 2005 and serves as a Principal Research Data Analyst in the Data Analysis and Research Technologies department within the Research & Development Division. He currently provides data analysis support for a joint research venture between ETS and Tennessee State University as part of Tennessee's First to the Top program. Additionally, his interests include longitudinal analysis, segmentation techniques, and assessments of career interests and motivation.

ETS advances quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually, including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® General and Subject Tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments in more than 180 countries, at more than 9,000 locations worldwide.    In addition to assessments, ETS conducts educational research, analysis and policy studies and develop a variety of customized services and products for teacher certification, English language learning and elementary, secondary and postsecondary education.

Special Note: ETS is in an ideal location approximately one hour from New York City or Philadelphia and 10 minutes from downtown Princeton.  Given the wide array of fields ETS has expertise with this talk will be of interest to those majoring in statistics, as well as in psychology, education, and computer science.

If interested in attending please email, michelle.marks-hook@rochester.edu space is limited so please don't RSVP and reserve a spot unless you are committed to attending.

This Food for Thought event is sponsored by the Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center and Office of Alumni Relations.

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