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Moving into industry: You have most of the skills you need, and you can learn the few you are missing

Continuing on in my series about academia to industry, here’s how I gained the skills I needed to get a job outside of academia. 

I mentioned last week that I decided I wanted to leave academia, but then spent a full year preparing and learning what that meant. 1,126 more words

Science Careers

Women in science

Came across this interesting site highlighting women in Science.

https://www.beyondcurie.com/

Science

How to become a Marine Biologist: my top 5 tips!

Since I was 6 I wanted to become a marine biologist. From computer coding to field-work and policy-making, there are so many aspects to this career and every step of the way I have absolutely loved it. 726 more words

New to Your Lab? Tips for Making a Good First Impression

If you are new to the NIH, then welcome!

No matter whether you are a summer intern, a postbac, or even a postdoc, starting a new position can feel stressful. 454 more words

Professional Development

The Worst Stock Photos of Scientists

I used to be asked often “what is it you do?”. And it’s hard to explain.

I do research, I ask questions, I answer them to the best of my ability. 39 more words

Science Communication

Coming out as a non-academic

I recently made a massive transition. I left my postdoc at Martin-Luther University, and started a job as a data scientist for a fintech. Full on transition from academia to industry. 52 more words

Science Communication

Scientists at Work

This year’s Nature #ScientistAtWork photo contest winners and runners up are revealed and they are awesome.

Here are a few, but the whole collection can be found… 59 more words

Science Communication