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  • Skill Building

    Many career options will require adding skills to make you an attractive candidate. Should I add a one year degree to augment my skills for my new profession? How do I pick up skills I by-passed while specializing? What do employers expect of me and what do they offer in terms of skill building? These are the subjects of the articles below. Also, you may want to check the Bookstore for a recommended list of books.
    Presentation Skills

    Expert presenter

    •  7 week program videos improves your scientific presentation skills
    • Includes audio, video and text including exercices
    • Topics: "How to Introduce Yourself", "Eliminating Um Er and Uh", and "How to Handle Speaker Anxiety." Course progresses to science based presenting skills like: "Scientific Storytelling", "Making Better Graphics, Tables and Charts", and "Slide Design Rules"
    • Previously taught at Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, U Penn, Roche and American Heart Association

     

     


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    The Public Speaker - Tips on Communication Skills
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    BioAnimator - Scientific Presentation Tool
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    Career Path: "Leaving the Bench - Tapping Your Inner Entrepreneur"
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    Career Path: "Staying Connected to Science: Research Administration as a Career Choice for PhD Scientists"
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    Career Path: "From Academia to Entrepreneur: How to Start Your Own Company"
     
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    An organized calendar for an organized mind
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    Learning from role models: Kara Bortone, Ph.D.
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    Reality Check: PhD Career Planning
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    On the Fly
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    University - a resourceful jungle!
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    Preparing for Industry while at University
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    Interview with Carole Brendel, Ph.D., PPD (a...
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    Interview with Gene Lee, Ph.D., EMD Serono
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    Informational Interviewing – finding out which...
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    Skill Sets for a Successful Career in Academia
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