7 04, 2015

Guide to Informational Interviews

By |2015-04-07T14:49:56+05:30April 7th, 2015|Categories: Jobs|0 Comments

Informational interviews are one of the most powerful tools available to graduate students and academics who wish to figure out what exactly it is they wish to do.”- Lauren Celano What is an informational interview? First things first: informational interviews are not meant to ask for jobs, internships, etc. An informational interview is a time to sit down with a professional or an industry expert, and get their insight, advice and wisdom on their career path. Whether you’re speaking to a CEO or an intern, treat them as a source […]

3 03, 2015

Career Transition Solutions

By |2015-03-03T09:38:41+05:30March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Jobs|0 Comments

Research federation, funding bodies and non-remunerative create resources to support researchers with their careers in academia . In February 2014 Nature Careers and Naturejobs articles with Monya Baker, and I speak to many people about three projects that are looking to increase the availability for early career researchers and their career transitions. The effects of increasingly prevalent job and profession changing and re-evaluation of work vs. family priorities have led to a growing interest in careers issues. Toward that end, varieties of career transitions are identified here, and commonalities across […]


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