Back In The Groove

Focus on career development for Fall

Back In The Groove

The days are getting shorter, nights are getting cooler, and summer vacations are coming to an end. There's no doubt about it: it's back to school time for much of the population. Whether you're part of the pack that's checking your new class schedule or you're just heading off to work as usual, September is a great time of year to take the first steps toward a fresh start. Why not spend some time thinking about what you want to be doing at this time next year?

The Academy's line-up of Fall courses and events, as well as unique videos and publications, can help you expand your idea of what it means to be a scientist.

From Scientist to CSO
Event

From Scientist to CSO

October 9 — December 4, 2012
Do you know the 24 core business competencies essential for career success outside academia? Learn them from career experts Larry Petcovic & Randall Ribaudo starting October 9. In the meantime, check out their work in an upcoming eBriefing on career development for Russian scientists—coming to the Science Alliance Web page on September 28.

Career Boot Camp
Event

Career Boot Camp

November 30 — December 1, 2012
Calling all young scientists and career changers of all ages: On November 30 – December 1, explore varied career paths, determine which may be a good fit, and successfully prepare and apply for potential jobs.

Forging Your Path
Video

Forging Your Path

Want to know the easiest route from PhD to patent law or from PhD to criminalist? Learn what you can do with your science PhD from people who have made the transition.

Could you be an Entrepreneur?
eBriefing

Could You Be an Entrepreneur?

Demystify the process of taking an innovation from bench to marketplace.

The Non-Academic Job Search
eBriefing

The Non-Academic Job Search

Get the scoop on how to network your way into a job through informational interviewing and how to craft a resume tailored to your desired position.

Intro to Scientific Teaching
eBriefing

Intro to Scientific Teaching

Use your strong foundation in scientific principles to teach others about topics that you love.

Become a Leader
eBriefing

Become a Leader

Get a scientist's and entrepreneur's perspective on developing personal leadership skills for job success.


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