Careers in Industry Beyond the Research Track

Careers in Industry Beyond the Research Track

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 Keywords used for […]

The 411 on How to Start a Successful Career in Teaching and Education

The 411 on How to Start a Successful Career in Teaching and Education

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 […]

Science Outreach and Informal Education at What Can You Be with a PhD (WCUB)

Science Outreach and Informal Education at What Can You Be with a PhD (WCUB)

By Helena Mello    Moderator: Russell J. Ledet, M.S., NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY. Speakers: Jeanne Garbarino, Ph.D. The Rockefeller University, New York, NY.                   Joe Hanson, Ph.D. PBS Digital Studios, Austin, TX.                   Julie Nadel, Ph.D. The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY.   Public awareness of science is a […]

Beyond Academia: Transitioning from PhD to Consulting

Beyond Academia: Transitioning from PhD to Consulting

By Yoko J. Bian   More and more, Ph.D. graduates that seek careers outside academia are going into consulting. Such movement into this field isn’t new. For years, Ph.D. graduates have been joining firms with a specialized business focus that draws on their previous field of expertise in graduate schools. For example, economics Ph.D. graduates have been pursuing careers at econometric consulting firms, biology PhDs are employed by biotech consulting […]

NYC Science Communication Newsletter-4      September 2017

NYC Science Communication Newsletter-4 September 2017

NYC Science Communication Newsletter-4   September 2017 By Zhaohui Yang It is official on NYC SciComm – Welcome New President, Jaclyn Kubala NYC SciComm announces new President, Jaclyn Kubala, PhD candidate at Weill Cornell Medicine, to lead the group and serve our members in the next 1~2 years. We hope to achieve the following goals: Create more opportunities for our members to develop leadership skills Build and expand professional networks Improve science communication skills […]