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Beyond the Bench: STEMulating Career Conversations

May 30, 2018

Chemists are needed in the public health sector. When Dr. Angela Ragin-Wilson completed her Master's degree in chemistry, she landed a position as a bench scientist in the pharmaceutical industry.  It didn't take long, however, for her to realize that she needed more.  With the support and encouragement of a strong...


May 23, 2018

A PhD in a STEM field combined with a JD is a powerful combination and has afforded our guest an exciting career path.  In this week's conversation, Dr. Kenrick Vidale shares his journey from a PhD in organic chemistry, through going to law school part time while working a full time job in the pharma industry, to...


May 16, 2018

An internship at the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) was a great experience for the budding electrical engineer because it prompted him to seek careers outside of the traditional lab environment.  Over the course of his career, he gained experiences in a variety of fields spanning foods...


May 9, 2018

If you never say no, what does your yes really mean?

Your ‘yes’ may have various meanings,  but in this Hot Topic we explore what a ‘yes’ means in the context of 1.) association 2.) prioritization 3.) prioritization.