Reflections

Well, faithful readers, we come to the end of my series of posts on the NIH BEST blog. Don’t worry, though, I plan to continue blogging about career and professional development as well as other [...]

Just do it! The Value of On-The-Job Experience

How can you know which careers will be a good personal fit for you? Certainly, reflecting on past experiences, missteps, and successes is important for understanding who you are and what you [...]

Leaving the nest

  What did you plan to do after grad school?  Did you want to be a professor running your own lab, or did you see the degree as a way to jumpstart your career in the private sector? Did your [...]

Job Rejection: How to Cope

We are all Ph.D.’s, so that means we are relatively successful, and maybe a little type A.   We have also dedicated the last 4-10 years to a specific passion. This makes us removed from the [...]

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