Making the switch!
This article provides some help on CV writing tips for scientists for PhDs and PostDocs looking for jobs outside of academia and what they might need to add to their CV to improve it for a business orientated position.
Deciding on a life within academia
The key stage in any scientist’s research career is identifying whether they would like to continue researching in academia or make the jump to indu
If you are a PhD or Post-Doc this short piece by the editor of the FEBS journal provides an insight into grant or application writing. This is a great piece to provide both experienced and early stage researchers insight into what makes a great application:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29154493
By Harry Potter, PhD Candidate, University of Manchaster“As a freshly minted grad student sat in the back row of a University lecture theater bearing the name of a Nobel laureate, I had a revelation. I finally had a name to attach to that innate feeling which I had first experienced over a decade ago in my academic trajectory. As a child and throughout my teenage years I shied away from the performing arts, had no discernible talent for the humanities, and certainly did not inherit ‘the football
During your PhD thesis, you dedicate so much time and energy to completing it that you often forget to think about what life will be like once it’s all done and dusted. Having done my viva in April I was very lucky to already have a job lined up with Colm and Sean in Reagent Genie as a sales and marketing executive.
I always knew that the life of academic wasn’t for me. As much I loved science, I longed for a more dynamic and communication-orientated job bringing new challenges other t