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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.

CHOP research trainees may also enroll in the UPenn Biomedical Postdoctoral Program (BPP), a premiere professional/career support program for UPenn/CHOP fellows.

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Articles of Interest

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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Increasingly, academic departments are asking job candidates to include a teaching philosophy as part of their application. How important are these statements in the hiring process? When are they a deciding factor and when should you focus on other parts of the application instead?

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These publications provide a wide-range of career advice covering professional and personal aspects of having a successful scientific career.

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Increasingly, applicants for faculty positions are being asked to write a teaching philosophy. What do hiring committees look for in a teaching philosophy? How does one avoid making a costly error?

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