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Beyond the Bench: STEMulating Career Conversations

Aug 30, 2017

We spend time learning how to give feedback, but learning how to receive feedback is equally important. This quick hot topic shares three tips to help you become a better receiver of feedback.


Aug 23, 2017

She’s the Executive Director of Addgene which was named the Best place to work in Boston for 2016.  After listening to this interview you will undoubtedly understand why.  Dr. Joanne Kamens is a trained scientist who leads the organization by example and creates a culture that values the differences each...


Aug 16, 2017

Chemjobber is a mid-career process chemist with a PhD in organic chemistry who has garnered a popular social media presence that connects not only people, but also ideas.  He started a blog to help chemists find jobs in during the turbulent economic times in 2008, and after nearly a decade, it has grown to be...


Aug 9, 2017

Before Dr. Alveda Williams entertains a new opportunity, she asks: 1.) Is it fun? 2.) Is it impactful? 3.) Do I have anything to contribute? This has been key to her accepting roles throughout her career that have been challenging, rewarding, and satisfying.  Her beyond the bench experiences include contributing to...


Aug 2, 2017

Even though personal branding is not bragging, people find it difficult to promote their unique skills and accomplishments to aide in their career development and progression. This hot topic is on what personal branding is and tips to begin your rebranding process.