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  • Making the Switch:Tips for Successfully Transitioning Between Academia, Industry, and Government

    • Jun 12, 2023

    In this on-demand webinar, representatives from academia, industry, and government will showcase the unique characteristics of each workplace and share advice on what to consider when contemplating a career move based on their own transitions.

  • How To Be Your Best At Networking_

    • Jun 7, 2023

    Networking is crucial to establishing and growing in your career. Whether you plan to work in academia your entire career or switch paths and work beyond the bench, your network is vital. Check out these tips for building the best network.

  • Four Ways Science Training Prepares Us As Writers_

    • Jun 1, 2023

    Theanne Griffith, author of science adventure series, The Magnificent Makers, shares four key aspects of her scientific training that were directly applicable to her journey as an author.

  • Career Skills Toolkit Leadership, Management, and Team Building

    • May 22, 2023

    SfN has created a toolkit that can be shared with an audience or used to improve your own leadership, management, and team building skills.

  • Five Times You Will Present Your Work and How to Do It Well

    • May 16, 2023

    Many researchers don’t communicate in a way that resonates with their intended audience — whether that’s their professional community, scientists in other fields, the public, the media, or a potential boss. Any time you present your work, ask yourself these questions.

  • Managing to Manage Science_

    • May 11, 2023

    In this webinar, you will come away with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities of a having a career as a scientific manager in an academic institute or department, research foundation, nonprofit, or company.

  • Lena Ting on Creative Thinking & Bridging Disciplines to Study Movement Disorders

    • May 1, 2023

    This article is part of Neuronline's interview series "Entrepreneurial Women Combining Neuroscience, Engineering, and Tech," which highlights the career paths and scientific accomplishments of female leaders and role models who are creatively bridging disciplines to improve lives.

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

    • Apr 27, 2023

    In this article, five members of the ALBA Network Steering Committee explain why this kind of global network has never been more important than it is today.

  • Ways to Improve Scientific Rigor while Working Remotely_

    • Apr 17, 2023

    In light of the anxiety that changes to our work environment have caused, it is particularly important to identify and highlight some of these advantages. Lique Coolen and Oswald Steward outline them below.

  • Conveying the Excitement of Scientific Discovery through Fiction

    • Apr 11, 2023

    In this interview, Nick Ingoglia shares how he incorporates his research experience into his writing, what he hopes audiences take away from his novels, and tips for scientists looking to explore a writing career.

  • "Good Advice Usually Comes for Free" & Other Insights To Help You Excel

    • Apr 6, 2023

    In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to a Neuroscience Career, published in Neuron in May 2015, Marian Joëls and the other authors applaud the worldwide excitement around neuroscience and the number of people entering the field. Here, Marian Joëls further explores these topics.

  • Communicating Your Science to the Non-Expert

    • Mar 28, 2023

    As a neuroscientist, your research could benefit all of humanity, yet it’s so hard to talk about with the very people who it could help. Watch this webinar to learn how to communicate your science with the public.

  • Science Policy Careers: The Difference Neuroscientists Can Make

    • Mar 22, 2023

    Julianne McCall, who worked as a science policy consultant with the California Senate Office of Research for two years, shares why it’s important for scientists to consider roles in policy, how scientific outreach inspires her work, and ways to be competitive in this career path.

  • A Former NIH Research Administrator on Transitions & Success

    • Mar 15, 2023

    Connie Atwell, whose last position was extramural research director at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, focuses on what it was like transitioning from academia to research administration, and why the role was so fulfilling.

  • Learn to Say Yes and No Without Guilt & Regret

    • Mar 10, 2023

    Someone proposes a new project, or asks you to serve on a committee, or wants you to mentor a new lab member, on top of everything on your to-do list. Consider these tips to help you say yes or no with greater confidence and ease.

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

    • Feb 27, 2023

    Here, Jennifer Taylor and Casey Henley share separately how their careers have evolved to incorporate outreach in an official capacity alongside their teaching portfolio, and explain what they've learned about outreach and career development from this unique experience.

  • A Look at One Neuroscientists Career in Pharma and Biotech

    • Feb 23, 2023

    As Khan Ozol, the global head of talent scouting at Novartis, was completing his postdoc, he realized that he wanted to pursue a different path: an entrepreneurial career, but still focused on science.

  • Thinking on Your Feet:Tailoring Your Elevator Speech

    • Feb 13, 2023

    An elevator speech is one of your most important networking tools. Keep these tips in mind as you adapt your pitch to appeal to different nonscientific audiences.

  • Advocating for Social Change as a Neuroscientist on SocialMedia

    • Feb 7, 2023

    Ubadah Sabbagh explains how advocacy using social media can be effective and strategies that neuroscientists can use to effect change.

  • "Beyond the Lab"With a Scientific Grants Manager

    • Jan 31, 2023

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