Interviews

CCrumble

Christine
Crumbley

Coming to a close

As I write this blog entry, I reflect on all the things that have happened over the last year.  I got approval to defend my thesis, then successfully defended said thesis in March. I started looking for potential postdoc positions last year, then went on interviews in April. The interviews were...


maida.beth

Maida
Taylor

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (PART I)

Mergers and acquisitions are rampant in the pharmaceutical industry.  As companies consolidate and reorganize,   downsizing is the norm and many talented people lose their jobs.  Some will take early retirements.  Some may  take a break if they get  severance.  But...


ceweinber

Clement
Weinberger

What’s in a word?

Think about the last publication manuscript that you submitted on a journal website. You entered the type of article, title, author information, abstract and the manuscript files. Then there’s the other stuff that took longer than it should to figure out. I’m talking about the “names of four p...


maida.beth

Maida
Taylor

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (PART II)

In a prior post,  I promised to relate my research findings on getting either a certificate or a degree in regulatory affairs.  Here is what I have learned. Regulatory affairs (RA) personnel function in pharma and device companies to insure compliance  with all of the regulations...


Lauren Celano

Lauren
Celano

The importance of an elevator pitch

Have you ever been in the situation where you meet a person who you have never met before, and they ask you for a description about yourself or what you were looking for.   They were in essence asking for your “elevator pitch,” that is, key information about yourself delivered in a short am...