Category Archives: Careers

Careers in Life Science

I came across this wonderful resource for learning more about careers in Life Science that I want to share with you.  It is part of the Collaborative Learning Space for Science supported by Nature.com website (Scitable by NatureEDUCATION).

I encourage you to take a look at this terrific guide to life science careers to learn more about choosing a career, understanding your career options, exploring career paths, and getting the job that you want.

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And now for something completely different

Here’s another take on neuroanatomy — nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more — so enjoy something completely different from the great comedian John Cleese.  Click on the image to watch the video.

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What can you do with a PhD?

What can you do with a PhD?   I get asked this question a lot.  Many undergraduate students think that academia is the only career path for a PhD.  But that could not be further from the truth.

More than 60% of science and engineering PhD students will follow non-academic career paths.   These include careers in industry, non-profits, government, start-ups, consulting, entrepreneur, writing and every other career path that you can imagine.

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Good news for PhDs looking for jobs

The job picture looks good for PhDs in 2010.  A new study by the Michigan State University Collegiate Employment Research Institute predicts a 20% increase in hiring of PhDs.

Jobs for Ph.D.s will spike by 20% and those for MBA graduates will rise 11%. cnn.com

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