Applications for the Industry Team Case Study Are Now Open

Are you a Master’s student, PhD student or postdoctoral fellow interested in pursuing a career in industry? Many highly-educated graduates have been reporting difficulty obtaining their first job due to the requirement for experience outside of academia, something many graduates lack. For the second year running, LSCDS is teaming up with the Science Career [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:46+00:00January 16th, 2017|Ashley Weiss, Job Applications, Networking|0 Comments

LSCDS Career Day 2016 Interview: A Conversation with Dr. Feroz Sarkari

Written By Meryam Al-waadh Career Day has come and gone. The largest event that LSCDS hosts, organizes, and runs showcased a variety of interesting and exciting career pathways outside of academia. With esteemed professionals in fields ranging from medical communications to consulting, to business development, students were left with a good sampling of advice, networks and future career [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00June 23rd, 2016|Interviews, Job Applications, Meryam Al-waadh, Personal Stories|0 Comments

How to Write a Follow-Up Email for a Job Application

Written by Anna Zhou We all know that feeling of anticipation after sending off a job application. When will it come? What will it say? One thing that can help alleviate the seemingly endless waiting is to send a quick email to follow up on the initial application. This email, if written properly, shows your continuing [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00December 8th, 2015|Anna Zhou, Job Applications|0 Comments

Getting Started: Market Research Basics for Job Seekers

Written by: Abhiram Pushparaj So you're about to graduate and while you've spent the last few years of your life learning everything there is to know about [insert thesis title here], you're not exactly sure how much of that is going to help you land a job, apart from a post-doctoral position, of course.  What you [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:48+00:00October 20th, 2015|Abhiram Pushparaj, Interviews, Job Applications|0 Comments