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  • How to Prepare for a Science Policy Career

    • Jan 28, 2022

    Are you interested in a career in science policy? Whether you are just beginning to explore your options or looking for ways to enhance your resume in anticipation of your job search, follow these tips on Neuronline to prepare for a science policy career.

  • What Makes a Good Science Career? Here’s My View

    • Jan 28, 2022

    Throughout her career,  Susan Amara has found a key ingredient to a great career is surrounding herself with positive people. Whether it’s family, colleagues, students, mentors, or sponsors, putting yourself in the right environment among supportive people can help you advance. When planning for your career, consider the advice she would give to any student entering neuroscience.

  • A Beginner's Guide to Networking

    • Jan 28, 2022

    Everywhere you go, you continuously build your personal and professional network. In fact, one conversation today could become a career connection down the road. Follow these tips on Neuronline to build trusting, intentional relationships in your day-to-day interactions and advance your career now and in the future.

  • You've Completed Your IDP. Now What?

    • Jan 12, 2022

    You may have heard the saying, “If you don’t know where you’re going, you will probably end up somewhere else.”  Use these tips from Neuronline to build your Individual Development Plan and let it be a road map to the future you envision.

  • New to Mentoring? Have a New Mentor? Don't Miss These Tips

    • Jan 12, 2022

    So you’ve been paired with your mentor or protégé. Now what? It’s time to start building a strong foundation based on mutual trust and respect.

  • "Beyond the Lab" With a Clinical Director

    • Jan 12, 2022

    In this Neuronline video Mary Kosinski, the clinical director at Nusirt Biopharma Inc., describes how she uses skills developed in the research lab in her career.

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

    • Jan 12, 2022

    To help neuroscientists advance in the face of increased competition, the authors of In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to a Neuroscience Career present the “critical success indicators for a career in academic neuroscience,” including mobility, networking, building a CV, seeking advice, and outreach.

  • Success in Academia: Different Strategies for Different Stages

    • Jan 12, 2022

    Your to-do list in academia is long; you have to secure funding, publish, teach, manage your time, manage others, and somehow find time for a personal life. How do you prioritize these demands? How do you determine if you’re prioritizing successfully?

  • Resume and CV Design: Tips for Graduate Students

    • Dec 9, 2021

    Building an effective resume or CV is crucial in landing your ideal job. Knowing what to include and how to include it is the first step to a successful job hunt.

  • Tips for Submitting Your NIH Grant Application

    • Dec 2, 2021

    Correctly submitting your NIH grant application is just as important as writing it. Follow these practical steps to make sure your application successfully travels through the submission process.

  • Embracing Change: How One Neuroscientist Took Charge of His Career Path

    • Nov 11, 2021

    Kenneth Maynard is a global program leader at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. In this interview, he discussed a variety of topics, including his own career path and how others can work in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Master the Process for Preparing NIH Grant Applications

    • Nov 11, 2021

    Are you applying for an NIH grant? Follow these steps from Neuronline to help you prepare your application.

  • From Preparing to Negotiating: Ways to Land a Senior Academic Position

    • Oct 25, 2021

    Set yourself up for success in securing a senior academic position by knowing how to promote your work, seek out opportunities, interview, and negotiate. Follow these tips from Neuronline to get started.

  • IWiN Course: Creating a Favorable Work Climate

    • Oct 25, 2021

    Learn about what makes an inclusive work environment in the Creating a Favorable Work Climate course, created by SfN’s Increasing Women in Neuroscience (IWiN) project with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

  • Ranu Jung on Neural Engineering and Her Philosophy Behind Bringing Discoveries to Humans

    • Oct 8, 2021

    Ranu Jung designs neural engineering projects that drive the process of transforming basic discoveries into clinical applications. In this interview she explains how collaborative projects can at once advance the understanding of the brain and the development of medical devices.

  • Tips for Mentoring the Next Generation

    • Oct 4, 2021

    Learn how mentors can best adapt their advice to a changing field and prepare the next generation of neuroscientists.

  • The 10 Constants Throughout a Changing Career

    • Oct 4, 2021

    Ups and downs, achievements and challenges - your career will be full of them. Through these changes, there will be some constants. Knowing these will help you successfully advance your career. Contemplate these constants to keep you grounded and true to your character and interests as your career transforms.

  • Planning for the Future: Individual Development Plans

    • Sep 21, 2021

    Individual Development Plans (IDPs) help mentors and mentees create customized goals and draw a training map that allows them to measure success. Find out how an NIH representative, a program director, and a graduate student use IDPs to create opportunities for career success.

  • How to Be Your Best at Networking

    • Sep 16, 2021

    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. Head to Neuronline for tips on building the best network.

  • Getting the Most Out of Your Mentoring Relationship

    • Sep 9, 2021

    The qualities of a good protégé include effective communication, trust, flexibility, patience, openness, optimism, and persistence. Check out these tips to get the most out of your mentorship.