By: Justine Calise, PhD, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell/Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Speakers: Lydia Grmai, PhD (moderator), Jon Cruz, PhD, Natasha Emmanuel, PhD, and Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD, all current postdoctoral researchers.           Many of us recent PhD graduates are thinking about a postdoc, but are not sure whether to do it in academia or industry. Of course, the right choice for you
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Categories : academia, career advice, industry, postdocs

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By HaYeun Ji, MS Image credits: HaYeun Ji                                                                                 The What Can You Be with a PhD? (WCUB) Symposium this year attracted hundreds of graduate students and professionals all over the city
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Categories : career satisfaction, career selection, happiness

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By: Caitlin Burgdorf, BS Moderated by: Yaihara Fortis-Santiago, PhD (Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York, NY) Panelist speakers: Barbara Natalizio, PhD (The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: Washington, DC), Yvette Seger, PhD (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology [FASEB]: Bethesda, Maryland), Caira Woods, PhD (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Washington, DC) Image from thenextsiliconvvalley.com (February 2017) The underpinnings of any formal societal advance are held together by the
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Categories : career advice, Panel discussion, PhD career transition, Science Policy

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By Aditi Sahu The second day of the WCUB career symposium witnessed a jam-packed (overflowing, to be exact!) resume workshop conducted by Dr. Bernadette So, Director of Graduate Student Career Development at the New York University (NYU) Wasserman Center for Career Development. Equipped with the right blend of degrees and certifications in diverse fields such as Biology, Molecular Biology, Academic Advising, College Student Affairs, and Psychology, and experience in many institutes,
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Categories : Bernadette So, cover letter, CV, resume workshop

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Byline: Anna A. Pimenova, PhD Speakers: Emily Bauer, PhD                         Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ Nancy Ilaya, PhD                          Estee Lauder, New York, NY Stephen Shannon, PhD              Novocure, New York, NY Divya Vasudevan, PhD               Agenus, Lexington, MA      
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Categories : career advice, industry, non-academic research

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