Not that Kind of Doctor: Tales of a PhD in a Clinical Department

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: No, we won’t cure Terrible Disease tomorrow, but we sure are trying!

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Not that Kind of Conference: Attending Clinical Conferences as a PhD

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It’s not for you, but you should go anyway.

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NIH Just Stepped Up (a Bit) to Promote Neuroscience Trainee Diversity

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

NIH is Throws Cash Behind Their Efforts to Diversify Neuroscience: Graduate Students Start Writing for this One!

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Not that Kind of Job Offer: Tales of Negotiation

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Negotiate like your academic future depends on it. It does.

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Not that Kind of Interview: Tales from the Second Visit

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Now it’s your turn to interview them.

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Not that Kind of Candidate: Tales from the Interview Gauntlet

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: The entire visit is an interview.

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What's a BATNA?

The Edge for Scholars

The power of the BATNA is really the power to say no without feeling like you’ve failed.

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Not that Kind of Visit: Tales of Preparation for Your First Interview

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Reduce interview stress through preparation.

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Salvaging an Insufficient Offer

Motivated Mentor

When a salary and start-up offer is unacceptable you need a strategy to redeem the situation. Planning your script optimizes the chances of negotiations ending well.

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Not that Kind of Applicant Review: Tales of Your Application in the Clutches of a Search Committee

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It takes forever because search committees are made up of academics.

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