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This book gives first-hand descriptions of the evolution of a band of hardy scientists out of the lab. These researchers found their way into finance, public relations, consulting, business development, journalism, and more. Each author tells their personal story, including descriptions of their career path, a typical day, where to find information on their job, and opportunities for career growth.
This guide provides a roadmap to the broad and varied career development opportunities in bioengineering, biotechnology, and related fields. Eminent practitioners lay out career paths related to academia, industry, government and regulatory affairs, healthcare, law, marketing, entrepreneurship, and more.
Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development provides a comprehensive and systematic overview of careers in the life science industry, with all their ups and downs. The author conducted interviews with hundreds of key players in the industry, who provide first-hand explanations of their day-to-day roles and responsibilities, and offer key insights into how they landed those jobs in the first place.
Call Number: HHSL Business & Careers Collection W 21 J35 2015
Publication Date: 2014
This book provides information about a wide variety of different careers that individuals with a PhD in the life sciences can pursue. Covering everything from science writing and grant administration to patent law and management consultancy, the book includes firsthand accounts of what the jobs are like, the skills required, and advice on how to get a foot in the door.
Call Number: HHSL Business & Careers Collection Q223 B37 2010
Publication Date: 2010
In this practical and entertaining guide to communicating science, Baron explains how to engage your audience and explain why a particular finding matters. She explores how to ace your interview, promote a paper, enter the political fray, and use new media to connect with your audience. The book includes advice from journalists, decision makers, new media experts, bloggers and some of the thousands of scientists who have participated in her communication workshops.
Call Number: HHSL Busines and Career Collection HQ 1206 F829 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Executive coach Lois P. Frankel reveals a set of behaviors that sabotage women's careers. She describes how to eliminate these unconscious mistakes and offers coaching tips that can easily be incorporated into business skills.
Filled with first-hand experiences and practical advice, this book guides readers through each step of the physician-scientist career path, from choosing a degree and training program, to navigating the tenure track, and through the intricacies of applying for and obtaining funding.
Call Number: E-Book and Print: HHSL Business and Career Collection W 20.5 V258 2009
Publication Date: 2009
In this book, leading physician-scientists and academic physicians examine the physician-scientist career from a variety of perspectives: historical, demographic, scientific, cultural, sociological, and economic.
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