Speed Mentoring: Seven Steps to a Successful Session

The Edge for Scholars

Speed mentoring is a riff on speed dating that allows trainees & early career faculty to meet multiple mentors in a short time. We share all the details needed to host …

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How to PhD: 10 Tips from Hindsight

Evelyne Deplazes, PhD

A PhD is challenging but also rewarding journey. Here I share 10 tips that helped me navigate my PhD.

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A Beginner's Guide for Addressing Sexual Harassment in Academia

Needhi Bhalla, PhD

Suggestions for how scientists, specifically male scientists, can undermine the alienating culture of sexual harassment that exists in STEM.

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Relief from Social Distancing

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Seven ideas for getting relief from social distancing.

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Angry Academics

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Are you feeling surrounded by buzzkills and unhappy academics? You aren't alone. Here's some protips for not becoming the angry academic.

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Why I Wrote "Mentoring Minority Trainees"

Antentor Hinton, PhD

Effective mentoring strategies which are specifically tailored towards mentoring minority students.

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Job Search: Interviewing from the Waist Up

Ashley Hood, PhD

Whether interviewing or being interviewed, odds are you are about to be a video star.  We've rounded up the most practical and clear advice.

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Not that Kind of Spending: Tales of Investing in Your Career

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Be prepared to spend some of your money investing in yourself and your career.

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Networking for People Who Hate Networking: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed, and the Underconnected

The Edge for Scholars

If you’re like your correspondent, the very word “networking” sends a trickle of terror down your spine.  Even the thought of mingling at a conference fills you with dread.  …

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A Guide to Managing Research Teams

Timothy Hohman, PhD

Our ability to effectively manage a team, which often is not taught in academic medicine, is critical to the success of our careers.

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