Early Career

Finding my community through the ASCB meeting

June 19, 2019
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I was recently invited to be a panelist in the Out in Science discussion hosted by the Gladstone Institute and…

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Six tips to improve your LinkedIn profile for nonacademic jobs

June 17, 2019
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Searching for a job after finishing your PhD can be a tedious and complicated process. For the minority of graduate…

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Transition on the tenure track

June 17, 2019
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As a newly minted associate member of the ASCB LGBTQ+ task force, I have been invited to write a blog…

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Maximizing your postdoc

May 24, 2019
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We’ve read the writing on the wall. Academia isn’t for everyone. There aren’t enough positions to be filled, yet, more…

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Do PhDs have transferable skills?

May 15, 2019
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Have you ever wondered if you possess any “transferable skills” as a graduate student or postdoc? If so, you’re not…

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Nasser Rusan on telling a story with your science

May 10, 2019
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This month for How Cell Biologists Work, we feature  Nasser Rusan, an Earl Stadtman PI in the National Heart, Lung,…

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Self-knowledge on the science career journey

May 1, 2019
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Understanding your career options and paths is only half the work you will do as a grad student or postdoc…

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Apply for funds to organize a scientific meeting

May 1, 2019
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Early Career Meetings help foster a sense of a local scientific community, providing students and postdocs with additional opportunities to…

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COMPASS Outreach Grants bring science to the people

April 24, 2019
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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) recognizes the importance of promoting science to the general community, but effective science…

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Five tips for surviving the academic job market

April 19, 2019
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“I’m going on the job market”—me, May 2018. At the time I had no idea of the gravity this statement…

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