ASBMB Interviews Kenneth Maynard, Part 2
In the second installment of a three part series, Angela Hopp & Rajendrani Mukhopadyay of ASBMB interview Kenneth Maynard on careers in the pharmaceutical industry. Maynard discusses how a prior internship can prepare people for the timelines and teamwork essential to industry. He also shares tips on getting the most out of your training before hitting the job market. For example, academic publications and patents show employers that you can write reports, and postdoctoral fellowships and even assistant professorships prepare you for more advanced, leadership positions. However, in leu of publications and postdocs, strong recommendations can go a long way, especially if you are looking for more entry-level bench positions. Read more in ASBMB Today.