ReSearch: A Career Guide for Scientists

ReSearch: A Career Guide for Scientists

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ReSearch: A Career Guide for Scientists is a career planning guide and practical tool for graduate students and postdocs. This book provides step-by-step processes for the assessment of career goals and the actions that can be taken in order to achieve them. ReSearch includes chapters on the basics of career planning, determining unique selling points, and navigating work-life concerns. This book also includes narratives from a number of perspectives to showcase the variety of career options available. ReSearch is written by experts with inside knowledge of how to effectively leverage skills in order to take that next step in your career, whether you are a recent graduate or are interested in transitioning into something new. This book is also a valuable resource for advisors and careers counselors who mentor students and postdocs about their career plans.

About Author

Partner, RealCo Accelerator, San Antonio, TX, USA PhD, Director of Graduate Career Development, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA PhD, MBA, Assistant Professor, Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology; Assistant Dean for Academic Development, College of Medicine; Assistant Director for Research, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

Contents

Section 1: Introduction 1.Introduction 2.Common Career Characters Section 2: Understanding the Landscape of Your Challenges and Choices 3.Realities of the Job Market: Charting Your Career Path 4.Understanding the Career Game: Figuring Out "the Rules" of Career Planning and Getting Motivated to Plan for a Successful Career Section 3: Taking Care of Yourself 5.Managing Stress and Staying Healthy 6.The Importance of Staying Positive in Your Job Search 7.Fake It Till You Become It: The How-To Guide for Behaving Like a Professional Section 4: Managing Your Career Development 8.Taking a Personal Inventory: Assessing Your Skills, Strengths, Interests, and Values 9.Overcoming Knowledge and Experience Gaps 10.Transferable Skills: How to Describe What You Really Know 11.The "Me Brand": Tips for Successful Personal Branding 12.Building Your Professional Network 13.Create Balance in Your Life and Career 14.The Art of Communication Section 5: Finding a Job 15.The Career Search 16.Creating Application Materials, Applying, and Interviewing for Jobs 17.The International Perspective Section 6: Quick Tips, Summary and Conclusion 18.Career Planning Quick Guide

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780128042977
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 274
  • ID: 9780128042977
  • weight: 430
  • ISBN10: 0128042974

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