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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You Can’t Always Get What You Want, But It’s Worth a Try

The Edge for Scholars

Ready to get your first job? Not sure how to best advocate for yourself while still being reasonable? Here are a few tips.

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Thoughts from a Self-Proclaimed Interdisciplinarian

Tisha Felder, PhD, MSW

Pros, cons, and lessons learned from an interdisciplinary and interprofessional journey.

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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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Dr. Stephen Korn on NINDS Workforce Development

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

A storified version of Dr Stephen Korn's talk at Vanderbilt on Workforce Development. Excellent pointers on grantsmanship, new funding mechanisms for trainees and more!

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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 Decision: Tales of Debating a Pre-Tenure Switch

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Institutions do not love you.

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Not That Kind of Tale: Roundup for the Academic Job Season

The Edge for Scholars

From the clutches of a search committee to the interview gauntlet, a plethora of protips from Pipette Protagonist.

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Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

The Edge for Scholars

Here's what's been flying off the shelves of our "analog library" of career development books.

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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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