Lab Techs

The Research Trainee Career Support Center provides you with articles and resources that will assist you as you contemplate your move into a non-trainee, professional career track.

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Articles of Interest

Finding the Right Fit

This article from Nature Jobs captures the apparent imbalance of power in the hiring process of most graduate students seeking postdoctoral positions, and provides tools to negotiate their way into better situations.

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This article from ASBMB Today provides an excellent snapshot of today's postdoctoral fellowships, and provides some tips on how to ensure your future success.

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This booklet from the AAAS/Science Business Office includes multiple perspectives and tips on effective lab management. This is a must-read for all future independent investigators.

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This brief article from The Chronicle of Higher Education examines multiple skillsets that may prime you for a leap into non-academic/non-industrial career paths.

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