By Camillia Monestime, Ph.D. We've all been there. You're passionate and driven on a topic - but not sure where to go from there. Not sure what the next steps are to pursue this goal. Dr. Jermaine Ross recounts how his love for science, networking, his openness to opportunity, and great mentors ultimately helped him [...]
Cellular, Molecular, Developmental Biology & Biophysics PhD to Technical Sales Manager – Becky Fallon, Ph.D.
Feel like you're not following a linear trajectory from graduate school to your career path? Currently in graduate school or a recent graduate grappling with your next steps? Dr. Becky Fallon weaves a story detailing her path from graduate school to her current position as a Technical Sales Manager. She offers insight to her success [...]
By Camillia Monestime, Ph.D. When life throws curve balls your way, sometimes the best thing to do is pause and reflect. What do you truly enjoy doing? Why have you not pursued that in any real way? It's never too late, as neuroscientist Dr. Sarah Ahn learned. Passion, drive, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit helped [...]
What happens when the totally unexpected happens? How do you pick yourself up from a change in the world you didn't see coming? In today's challenging world, Dr. Stephanie Guzik Lendrum's story of resilience and determination to take a risk and run with an idea is one we can and should take inspiration from. Let's [...]
Molecular Cell Biology PhD to Realtor - Soo Jung (Julia) Kim, Ph.D. There are so many ways to move from the lab to a life you love. This is especially true when the path ahead in academia is uncertain, and many key aspects of success are not within your direct control, despite all of your [...]
Megan Morrissette Megan Morrissette is currently a Senior Analyst of Customer Loyalty and Insights at Walgreens, but her transition from science to business started at Home Depot. She left her PhD program to pursue a business career, utilizing her critical thinking skills to help her navigate through the career change. Learn more about her transition [...]