Science Policy

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Jennifer
Reineke Pohlhaus

Speaking the “Language of the Guys”

Recently, the New York Times (NYT) published an article called “Feminism of the Future Relies on Men,” in which the author talks about the importance of speaking the language of the guys to change workplace culture.  This is not a new message; it’s something that women have known for...


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Jennifer
Reineke Pohlhaus

Whoa … It’s the Matrix

If you think The Matrix was mind-bending, check out matrix management for an organizational structure that also bends. That is, bends reporting lines.  Matrix management is a type of organizational management style where people from different departments are pooled to work on a project.&nb...


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Jennifer
Reineke Pohlhaus

How to Sink an Interview

I’ve been doing a lot of interviews this week, trying to find the best fit for an available position.  Some interviews went well, others not so much. Here are some tips on what to avoid, unless you want to sink your chances:


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Marina
Enachi

New Webinars on Transitioning from Academia and others, Coming Soon!

We would like to let you know about the next free webinars coming soon on Bio Careers: 1. Presenter: Jennifer Reineke Pohlhaus, PhD Topic: Career Path: "Science Policy: Making the Switch" Wed, 7/25/12, 1-2PM EST  Register to this webinar: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register...


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Meghan
Mott

Alternative Careers for Science PhDs: Part III – Science Policy

Postdocs have few years to identify career goals, strengthen CVs, and construct a professional network, all while working full time in the lab. Given the current situation in academia, most of us will end up in what used to be considered alternative careers. There is a long list of non-academic care...