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  • Adrian Land

    A day in the life of a scientific regulatory affairs manager

    • Sep 29, 2021
    • Elisabeth Pain

    In his scientific career, Adrian Land has hit all three of the classic academia-government-industry triumvirate.

  • open book pages

    To get a nonacademic job, you need to learn the jargon

    • Oct 4, 2021
    • Karin Bodewits

    "What have you been up to?" Sara asks, holding the phone to her ear as she prepares her dinner. "I had a job interview today," Ellen replies from the other end of the line, dropping onto the sofa.

  • lady with a rectangle body

    Why I paused my Ph.D. research to work as an industry intern

    • Sep 29, 2021
    • Tess Torregrosa

    One hot July morning, I put on a business casual dress and headed to a biotech company for the first day of my internship. It felt daunting. Academia was my safe space; I had never worked anywhere else.

  • running against the crowd

    I thought I wanted to be a professor. Then, I served on a hiring committee

    • Sep 29, 2021
    • Paul Abel

    I was busy conducting experiments, writing papers, and trying to finish my dissertation. But when I was asked to serve on a faculty job search committee, I felt I couldn't say no. I thought it would be a great opportunity to learn how I might eventually secure a faculty position of my own.

  • open book pages

    When applying for nonacademic jobs, think creatively about your transferable skills

    • Sep 29, 2021
    • Karin Bodewits

    "Anything else?" All eyes are on Sam, the career counselor who is leading a workshop for postdocs interested in nonacademic careers. "Good communication skills, hardworking, flexible, analytical thinker, and problem solver. Those are your top transferable skills?"