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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By: Caitlyn A. Moore, M.E. Panelists in the Teaching and Education session at “What Can You Be with A Ph.D.” discussing the ins-and-outs of being a professor at an undergraduate university. From left to right: Dr. Victoria Ruiz, Ph.D.; Dr. Jessica Allen, Ph.D.; Dr. Nathan Lents, Ph.D.; Dr. Matthew Marcello, Ph.D.; Image credit: Caitlyn A. Moore   Alumni Hall A was packed on a Saturday morning with WCUB attendees eager
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Categories : career advice, how to apply, Panel discussion, science communication, STEM education, teaching

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