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  • My Path to Science Writing

    Nick Zagorski, PhD
    Career Paths
    Science Writing
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    Once I had made the fateful decision that I would not pursue a long-term career as a bench scientist, the next obstacle to overcome was naturally figuring out what to do with my time and talents. Back then I wasn’t fully aware of all the non-research options available, so I just started thinking about the aspects of graduate research that I enjoyed the most and see if that could lead me down a path. Fortune did favor me since I was in the process of putting together the first chapter of my dissertation (the literature review and overview of my goals) and it dawned on me fairly quickly that what I was doing now was what I would like to do in the future; writing about the science, as opposed to conducting the actual experiments. I ...