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  • An Academic or Public-Facing Career: Why Not Both?

    • Nov 19, 2020

    Jennifer Taylor and Casey Henley, neuroscience teachers at Michigan State University, serve as the neuroscience program’s outreach co-coordinators. Read how their careers have evolved to incorporate outreach in an official capacity alongside their teaching portfolio and what they've learned about outreach and career development from this unique experience.

  • Transitioning to the Business World: Why I Left the Bench

    • Nov 12, 2020

    Christopher Tobias, the executive vice president and managing director of Dudnyk, tells the story of how he chose to leave academia after 10 years of basic science research. Listen as he explains how the strengths he gained from doctoral work equipped him with a number of skillsets that helped him build a successful business career.

  • "Beyond the Lab" With a Medical Writer

    • Nov 5, 2020

    Leah Potter is a medical writer for Synchrogenix. Listen to her discuss her path from Vanderbilt, and how her PhD experience prepared her for a career in medical writing.

  • My Journey Out of Academia ... and Back

    • Oct 30, 2020

    When Jasna Markovac started her career, she assumed she would always stay in academia. Despite not being directly told about careers outside academia, she found her own way. Read about her journey from academia to publishing and back.  

  • Stepping Out of the Lab to Prepare for Different Career Paths

    • Oct 15, 2020

    There is a general consensus that we need to broaden neuroscience graduate training to prepare our students for different career paths. However, the vast majority of the careers graduates will pursue have strong commonalities with the regular academic track that Ania Majewska followed. Read about why students need customized educational experiences to prepare for unique futures.

  • Why This Doctor Became an Epileptologist

    • Oct 8, 2020

    Peter Crino is a professor and chair of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Read why he pursued a career in researching and finding therapies for human brain malformations.      

  • "Beyond the Lab" With a Scientific Grants Manager

    • Sep 30, 2020

    Jerome Jourquin is a scientific grants manager at the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. In this interview he talks about the crucial skills he developed in his PhD program, and how he applies this skills to his current position.

  • “It Was Clear I Had to Make the Change”: My Career Transition

    • Sep 25, 2020

    Twenty years into her career, Wendy Suzuki switched her research focus to examine how exercise affects brain function, and how much and what kinds of exercise people need. Read this interview to learn about Suzuki’s journey and how your personal passions and curiosities factor into your career.

  • Building Bridges to Careers Outside Academia

    • Sep 17, 2020

    Networking is easier than you think with these practical tips from scientists successfully working outside of academia. Hear their personal stories, advice, and insider secrets about networking you can use to help advance your career.

  • How to Get That Job

    • Sep 9, 2020

    Six seconds. That’s all it takes for a reviewer to put your resume or CV in the “keep” or “discard” pile. So to be a successful candidate, you need to make a strong impression.

  • Neuroscientists Share: Advice to Make Your Career Transition Successful

    • Sep 3, 2020

    Whether you are looking for your first job or considering changing career paths, it's important to have a strategy for accomplishing your goals. On Neuronline, four neuroscientists who have transitioned between different career paths share aspects critical to making smooth and fulfilling changes.

  • A Look at One Neuroscientist's Career in Pharma and Biotech

    • Aug 26, 2020

    While Khan Ozol was completing his postdoc, he realized he wanted to pursue a different path: an entrepreneurial career, but still focused on science. In this interview on Neuronline, he describes how he became a headhunter and consultant for various industries including biotech and pharma.

  • Career Planning and Explorations for Biomedical PhD Scientists and Physician-Scientists

    • Aug 19, 2020

    A wide range of careers in neuroscience is available to students pursuing a biomedical PhD or an MD/PhD. Learn how to balance finding mentors, networking, and acquiring professional skills while in graduate school or as a postdoctoral fellow, and how to plan for career transitions between sectors in this Neuroline video.

  • Insights to Make Smart Career Transitions

    • Aug 19, 2020

    The job you choose doesn’t have to lock you into one career path. Listen to Kip Ludwig share his perspective of hopping sectors and get advice for your own transition into a different area of the field.

  • The Global Scientific Community Needs to Promote Diversity in Research, Together

    • Aug 5, 2020

    Diversity in the scientific community is necessary in order for science to have a profound impact on global society. We all need to proactively continue working to offer and implement new solutions in academia and societies for a more equal world

  • Meet-the-Expert: Creating a Multimodal Brain Cell Type Atlas With Hongkui Zeng, PhD

    • Jul 29, 2020

    In this interactive Meet-the-Expert session, hear Hongkui Zeng discuss her team's experience building platforms and generating large-scale data sets. Register on Neuronline.

  • Career Skills Toolkit: Leadership, Management, and Team Building

    • Jul 22, 2020

    Skills such as leadership, management and team building are crucial for navigating work environments. Share this instructive toolkit with an audience or use it to improve your own professional skills.

  • How to Spot an Inclusive Work Environment

    • Jul 15, 2020

    Have you ever felt like you could be more open and honest if you were in a more inclusive environment? Research shows people can be more creative and productive when they feel more accepted. Learn more about creating and identify inclusive work spaces on Neuronline.

  • Tips for Getting Hired at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution

    • Jul 9, 2020

    Full-time faculty positions at primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs) are becoming increasingly competitive. Working at a PUI has its rewards and challenges — the first of which is securing a position at one.

  • Three Steps to Successful Networking

    • Jun 30, 2020

    You never know when or how networking will pay off with new career options and strong relationships. Discover three steps to lay the groundwork for successful networking on Neuronline.