Are you a program officer or funding staff member who would like to meet with individuals looking for insight into the grant review process or specific grant opportunities available at your agency? The CRAD Committee invites you to volunteer in the Research Funding Insights Room.
The objective of this webinar is to reduce professionals skill gaps and to facilitate career success when tailoring written communications toward specific career paths or audiences. These skills may be distinct from those obtained while conveying experimental results.
The average “job” lasts three to five years, and a person may hold more than 10 “jobs” over the course of their career. As scientists, it is common for us to experience changes in jobs or career direction several times, even in specialized scientific fields such as toxicology.
It’s important for scientists on any level to master an “elevator speech.” During a 2018 Scientific Session, experts and early career scientists provided useful tips and advice on how to make a good first impression by improving your cadence and body language, as well as examples of what not to do.
For graduate students, life comes at you fast. After many years balancing course work, teaching assistantships, research, comprehensive exams, thesis writing, and the eventual defense, students find themselves no longer asking about biochemical pathways, but are instead asking about career pathways.