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Paul McDonald

09.23.2010 |    13,377 |   3 reply |
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I feel like this is my first day at some strange group counseling session.  As everyone looks around nervously, I stand up and finally say, “My name is Paul, and I left academics to become a consultant.”  Phew, that feels better.   More and more academics are deciding that the “traditional” path isn’t for them.  This blog will discuss the pros and cons of leaving academics to join the ranks of business or government consulting.   It is not for everyone (both the blog and the job).  In fact, I would say that it probably isn’t for the majority of those that I met...
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Larry Petcovic

09.21.2010 |    19,032 |   reply |
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HINT #1:  All science activity is linked to a scaling of scientific purpose that ranges from a simple lab task to the meaning of science in society.  Think of it as an inverted pyramid!                                                       1. Your individual tasks are activities.  Most competent scientists could list at least 100 activities.  This...
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