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Next gen PhD : a guide to career paths in science

Author: Melanie V Sinche
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An upper-level degree is a prized asset in the eyes of many employers, and nonfaculty careers once considered Plan B are now preferred by the majority of science degree holders. Melanie Sinche profiles science PhDs across a wide range of disciplines who share proven strategies for landing a rewarding occupation inside or outside the university.--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie V Sinche
ISBN: 9780674504653 0674504658
OCLC Number: 946610651
Description: xi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I. Getting to know yourself --
How to connect your interests to careers --
But I have no skills! (and other myths) --
How to identify your personal values --
Part II. Getting to know the world of work --
To postdoc or not to postdoc? --
Career options for PhDs in science --
Strategies for exploring careers and building experience --
How to network effectively --
Part III. Getting started on your job search --
How to craft your individual development plan --
How to apply for jobs --
How to interview and negotiate --
Conclusion: Making a successful transition --
Appendix A. Identifying career pathways for PhDs in science --
Appendix B. Resources for PhDs.
Responsibility: Melanie V. Sinche.
Local System Bib Number:
004131455

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An upper-level degree is a prized asset in the eyes of many employers, and nonfaculty careers once considered Plan B are now preferred by the majority of science degree holders. Melanie Sinche  Read more...
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With its focus on PhD level scientists, this book fills a gap in job search and career information literature. It's a must-read for those contemplating or actively pursuing studies in the subject Read more...

 
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