Networking

Who should network? You should only network if you’re interested in a new job. Oh, and if you’re interested in finding out about exciting new science. And, if you want to share your science. Also if you want to talk to people with a wealth  … Read more

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Career and Training Information for Undergraduates

When it comes to career planning, the undergraduate years can be a very confusing time. You must simultaneously figure out what you want to do as a career AND make plans (usually far in advance) to complete the requirements to move into the career. Often,  … Read more

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Individual Development Plans (IDPs) Are For Everyone

The Individualized Development Plan (or, IDP) has long been used outside of science to help professionals better understand what their professional goals are and what skills, knowledge, and experience they need to achieve those goals. It’s a very effective career planning tool. Over the past  … Read more

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Know What You’re Getting into Before Grad School

There are many reasons for wanting to go to graduate school: You want to become a professor, you love pipetting colorless liquids, you really liked your biology classes in college, or you are burning with an insatiable desire to understand biological mechanisms. Whatever your reason,  … Read more

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BioEducate: Undergraduate Students and Teachers

Teaching Tools CourseSource –  An open-access journal of peer-reviewed teaching resources for undergraduate biological sciences (View Website) Science in the Classroom – Annotated research papers and accompanying teaching materials from AAAS (View Website) My Science Box (Bio 101) – A course for undergraduates planning on entering teaching,  … Read more

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