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Meg Rodriguez

Program Manager

mmrodriguez@lbl.gov

510-486-6294

Meg leads the Career Pathways office at Berkeley Lab. In this role, she oversees the Lab’s Postdoc Program, Berkeley Lab Graduate Bridge Fellowship, Early Career Enrichment Program, Annual Research SLAM, Scientist and engineer appointments, and the annual Director’s Awards process. Meg is passionate about her work in the Career Pathways Office and assisting early-career scientists in career and professional development. Meg earned her Bachelor's Degree from Sacramento State University in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Human Resources and is currently pursuing Masters in Education at the University of San Francisco.


Justin Placencia

Program Coordinator

jplacencia@lbl.gov

510-486-7119

Justin is a Program Coordinator with the Lab Directorate's Career Pathways Office, where he provides a wide range of program support duties working with Postdocs, early career researchers, and lab staff. Justin graduated from UC Merced in 2010 and has spent the last 10 years working in education. Prior to working at Berkeley Lab, Justin was a Senior Program Coordinator with UC Berkeley Extension's academic program in Project Management. In his free time, Justin enjoys traveling, cooking, camping, and training his dogs.


Cami Sowers

Graduate Student Intern

csowers@lbl.gov

Cami is a graduate student earning her master's degree in Mathematics and Statistics at the California State University Polytechnic, Pomona. She also holds a bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics with a Specialization in Computing from UCLA. Cami joined the CPO team as a Graduate Intern and Project Coordinator on the postdoc alumni project.