Category Archives: Alternate Careers

Introducing….myIDP

Science Careers┬áhave started an interesting series of articles designed to help early career scientists (postdocs and grad students) identify and meet their career objectives at a time when it can be easy to feel lost in the post-PhD wilderness. In … Continue reading

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Informational Interviewing: Tips To Make The Most Of It

A friend and I are going through the same thing right now; trying to identify the Next Step in our careers. It’s a daunting process and one that I should be approaching more diligently. I’m starting to realize however, that … Continue reading

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Padding Your CV: Worth The Effort?

We’re struggling constantly with the pressure of publish or perish, but how beneficial is it to pad your CV? I came across an article about “Publication alternatives: thinking outside the bench”, which offers some suggestions on how to publish through … Continue reading

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Who Needs a PhD When I Could Be a Face Yoga Instructor?!

Ooops! Looks like I’ve been a little slack with the posting lately! There’s a couple in the works but I’m bogged down with fellowship applications (keep your fingers crossed for me!). In the meantime, I know we’re all freaking about … Continue reading

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