By Nina Gao You’re halfway through your PhD graduate studies and want to put your training to good use on a career that has a broad impact on society. Neither academia nor industry pique your interest… what else is out there? No, I’m not talking about becoming a vigilante warrior of justice. I’m talking about … More Career Exploration: Science Policy
-Panel discussion held at UCSD on March 27, 2017- By Nina Gao It’s Career Development Week at UC San Diego! Yes it coincides with spring break, but most of us graduate students are still running experiments anyways…. right? One of the hosted panels focused on alternative career options beyond the traditional route of academia. Invited panelists: … More “What Can I Do With a Master’s or PhD?”
By Samantha Jones San Diego is a well-known hub for science enthusiasts. From industry and drug discovery to geosciences and environmental conservation, there’s something for everyone.
By Daniel Garcia As grad students, we talk about our research all the time and we’ve (hopefully) become experts at giving lab meetings and poster presentations. Unfortunately, outside the lab is a different story.
By Nina Gao Science communication is a skill I believe all scientists should have. After all the hard work in lab, what’s the point of doing cool science if you can’t tell others about it? The American Geophysical Union(AGU)’s Sharing Science Network hosted a one-day workshop
By Tamara Escajadillo Greetings again from America’s Finest City (not that we see that much of it as graduate students, but I digress). It is time again to delve into the realm of public policy, but this time on a lighter note.
By Tamara Escajadillo As graduate students in the Biomedical Sciences program at UCSD, we are privileged to live in “America’s Finest City.” Sure, this title does come at the expense of higher living costs (budget, budget, budget!), but we generally don’t have to worry about how our time in graduate school will be funded. This … More Public Policy and the Graduate Student Part 1: It Always Comes Down to Budgets