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Behind Every Successful Career is a Mentor

July 10, 2015
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A mentor, an experienced and trusted advisor, is critical to creating a successful career, and most influential people will claim…

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Behind Every Successful Career is a Mentor

July 10, 2015
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A mentor, an experienced and trusted advisor, is critical to creating a successful career, and most influential people will claim…

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Utilizing the NatureJobs Career Expo to Explore Career Options

July 3, 2015
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On March 20, 2015, the 2nd NatureJobs Career Expo in Boston brought together a series of career-oriented workshops and exhibitors…

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Exploring “Alternative” Careers: Are universities doing enough to help?

June 26, 2015
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“Alternative” careers. When did that become a phrase indicating a lack of commitment to a research career? If you want…

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Career Options for Biomedical Scientists—A Book Review

March 13, 2015
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As I wrap up my fifth year in graduate school, the topic of my “future plans” has begun to rear…

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DIY career guidance: Tips and tricks on organizing a career seminar series

February 27, 2015
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During your graduate education, you acquired many intangible skills, such as grant writing, scientific presentation, critical thinking, and experimental troubleshooting.…

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Just The Facts Please: Scientists’ Role in Policy

February 6, 2015
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“Science and the scientific process must inform and guide decisions of my Administration on a wide range of issues, including…

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Shape Your Career Plans at the ASCB Annual Meeting

November 28, 2014
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Not sure if academia is for you? Wondering what other options are out there? Uncertain about which nonacademic career would…

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For NIH Postdoctoral Fellows, Choosing a Career is All in the Details

October 24, 2014
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As a postdoctoral fellow at the NIH, in the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), I have been strongly…

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Nontraditional Careers: Science Policy

September 16, 2014

A doctorate in biology is preparation to do more than just bench work, said Lyric Jorgenson, a PhD who now…

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