Archive: Career Exploration

  • Policy Careers for PhDs

    As more and more PhD’s pursue careers outside of academia, science policy has emerged as a viable and popular career path for those with doctoral degrees. Many people think of science policy as working on Capitol Hill with Congress; however, science policy is a multi-faceted field with many entry points.

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  • Tips for Finding Employment in Biotechnology

    Toby Beth Freedman, biotechnology recruiter, and esteemed author recently came to Georgetown to speak about the biotechnology field, and how to get your foot in the door. The entire process of looking for a job to accepting a position was covered in a jam-packed hour of detailed insider-information. Read about his tips to finding a job in biotechnology.

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  • Finding a Government Job

    We welcomed Kim Scarborough, MBA, Program Manager for the Department of Health and Human Services to lead a training seminar on how to navigate USAJobs.gov for those that want to work for the federal government.

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  • Tips From Our 2nd Annual "How to Get a Post-Doc" Panel

    Last week, we hosted our second annual “How to get a post-doc” panel.

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  • Six Important Tips for Getting a Postdoc

    This is a longer post, but it deserves the space it’ll take up! Last week, my office hosted the first ever “How to get a post-doc position.” Here are my takeaway points from the event.

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  • Tips for navigating USAJOBS

    We welcomed Kim Scarborough, MBA, Program Manager on the Human Capital Management team in the Strategic Program Division at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to conduct an interactive seminar with us about how to navigate www.usajobs.gov, the main portal to all government job opportunities.

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