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Career resources for science grad students

  • My Individual Development Plan Science Career’s excellent personalized career planning toolkit
  • Science magazine careers portal excellent collection of resources, articles, and career finding tools
  • Biocareers career resources and job postings for life science grad students
  • Careers in Science and Engineering a student planning guide to grad school and beyond
  • Bioscience careers extensive collection of past videotaped talks on paths from grad school to various careers
  • Benchfly science career development resources, from grad school to infinity and beyond
  • ScienceNexus a hub for resources for alternative career paths, featuring an extensive link collection and event listings
  • dougsguides a biology PhD and business exec writes this site to help students transition to the real world, particularly business

 

University of Washington resources

Blogs
  • What Are All the PhDs: A brand new Tumblr site sharing personal career path stories of PhD-holders
  • How to Leave Academia a beautifully executed site dedicated to the total experience of leaving academia
  • The Grad Student Way tips on surviving a PhD, networking, finding a career path, and more from a UW-Madison PhD student
  • Just Another Electron Pusher chemistry grad students share stories and news about careers away from the bench
  • So you want to be a… this series from the Black Hole blog profiles post-PhD careers. No longer updated but worth reading
  • The self-mentoring scientist a grant writer, project manager, and science reacher-outer writes about self mentoring for science professionals
  • Leaving Academia stories, advice, reflection
  • PhDNet tips and thoughts on successfully navigating grad school and beyond

Self assessments

Technology transfer

Science writing

 

Science policy

Science policy fellowships

Organization development

 
Competitive intelligence
Grantmaking

Project management

Commercialization

Teaching