More Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Wrote My K

The Edge for Scholars

Three more K awardees share the advice they wish they'd received before preparing career development awards.

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What the F? Deciding When to Submit an NRSA Fellowship

Melissa Krasnove

The easy answer to "When should I submit an NRSA fellowship?" is “now". But what factors need to be considered when deciding the best time?

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Finding Community on Twitter: Why I Plugged In

Rachel Bonami, PhD

Missing those impromptu hallway chats of ye olde February 2020? Consider turning to Twitter .

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Maintaining Well-Being: Graduate Student Version

Kelsea Best

Practice distant socializing and stay connected with those who are important to you.

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What the F? An Introduction to the NRSA Fellowship

Melissa Krasnove

What is an NRSA individual fellowship and why should a pre- or postdoctoral trainee apply for one?

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Conference Attendance Advice

Heather Siefkes, MD

Quick tips for conference newbies.

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Not that Kind of Attendee: Tales of Conference Attendance by Trainees

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Maximize your trainee’s time by picking wisely

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Designing Your Career

The Edge for Scholars

Just as you start an experiment with a hypothesis, have clear goals for your career at the beginning.

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Using Timelines to Diagnose Problems in Career Planning

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Translating intended goals into a single simple image as a timeline is a powerful tool for staying on track.

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Three essential steps to win a Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Judith Ford, PhD

Short talks, like the three minute thesis (3MT) require special skills. Learn tips from Dr Judy Ford who has trained students for 8 years.

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