Tips from the Professionals


This section is designed to provide career guidance for graduate students and post-docs. Tips from the Professionals highlights practical advice written by various senior scientists. Each article provides an expert’s opinion on how best to facilitate progression in your career. The focus of the articles will alternate between industry and academia.

Summary of Steps to Success: The Transition from Graduate School to Professional Life (PDF, 60 KB), presented by Shine Chang, Ph.D., Associate Director, NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program at The Obesity Society's 2001 meeting in Quebec City.

Careers and Children -- Survival Tips by Leslie Baier, PhD, Head, Genomics Unit, Phoenix Epidemiology Clinical Research Branch, NIDDK, NIH

What does it take for young professionals to succeed in science? by Steven N. Blair, President and CEO, Cooper Institute, Dallas, Texas

What Are They Looking For? Some Thoughts For Graduate Students or Postdocs Interviewing With a Large “Genomics” Company – by Alan Schafer, PhD, Biotechnology Consultant, Formerly Vice President Genetics, Incyte


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