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Beyond the Bench: STEMulating Career Conversations

Dec 5, 2018

It all began by pursuing a job posting on a bulletin board during his postdoc. Now, a little over 10 years later, he is the Senior Vice President of Science and Education at The Franklin Institute, one of the oldest and premier centers of science in the country. 

Whether you are a student, postdoc or professional, this...

Nov 28, 2018

What career would you have if there were no self-imposed constraints on what you could do or be?  Dr. James Tarver challenges us in this week's conversation to be open minded and open to opportunities. 

Nov 21, 2018

Reflecting on conversations held at the 2018 ABRCMS meeting in Indianapolis, IN.  Students wanted to know about a career in consulting.  This also led to a discussion of ensuring that the brand you want speaks to the work you are doing.  Establishing credibility and depth of expertise is important in the STEM field,...

Oct 31, 2018

We learned about the 5 W's in grade school English as an approach to writing.  A hallmark of a good story meant that we answered the Who, What, Where, When and Why questions. 

In this episode, I use simple 5 W questions to share advice, challenge and encourage those in STEM graduate programs.


Why are you in graduate...

Oct 24, 2018

True to Entropia's meaning, today's episode are random thoughts, but intended to be an encouragement to all who listen!