With so many options for what to write about, I decided to use my most recent experiences to dictate what I want to focus on. For this first blog post: Conferences! I think many scientists, like [...]
- Building Healthy Mentor/Mentee Relationships | BEST[…] opportunity to attend the Women in ...
There is a stereotype that scientists are introverts who don’t like having conversations with strangers. This is a false stereotype, but not even extroverts like networking. Our other bloggers [...]
Imagine this: You just spent the past 365 days studying for your preliminary exam, and it’s finally go-time! You stand in front of your distinguished committee, and for the next sixty minutes, [...]
How I’m Creating a Dynamic Career as a Dual Storyteller and Scientist, Part 3 of 6: Find Collaborations In Unusual Places
Imagine this: You sit alone in your dark apartment, accompanied only by the glowing green numbers on the microwave. The numbers read 1AM, you yawn incessantly, and your eyes scratch as though [...]
It may seem odd for scientists to use social media at work, but Twitter has emerged as one of the most useful and fun tools in scientific communication. I first joined Twitter when I was an [...]
Develop your mission into a brief story-for colleagues in your field, for your family and friends, for kids, and for academics outside your expertise. How I’m Creating a Dynamic Career as a Dual [...]
There were a variety of sessions at the 2018 National Postdoc Association conference, but the one I found most valuable was the one on networking. The National postdoctoral association (NPA) held [...]
- Training for Your Next Networking Adventure | BEST[…] but not even extroverts like networ...
Networking is scary. The internet is helpful, but nothing beats experience. I think it is fair to begin by sharing a little bit about myself. I am approaching the end of my doctorate, meaning [...]