Neuroscience PhD to Head of Neuroscience Research – Jermaine Ross, Ph.D.

By |2020-08-03T02:34:19+00:00July 31st, 2020|

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.

By |2020-07-01T05:22:55+00:00July 1st, 2020|

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 [...]

Bioengineering PhD to Medical Devices Scheme Manager – Danielle Minteer, Ph.D., PMP

By |2020-04-24T22:42:51+00:00April 24th, 2020|

By Jillian Weeks Doctoral Candidate, Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh Danielle Minteer, Ph.D., PMP, is a Medical Devices Scheme Manager for BSI, a major business standards company. I’m fortunate enough to know Danielle through our overlapping time in a student consulting group, and we’ve stayed in touch as she’s continued to build [...]

Freed PhD Career Transitions – Chemistry PhD to Biotech Talent Consultant & Entrepreneur

By |2020-01-02T00:45:24+00:00August 16th, 2018|

Beau Wangtrakuldee, Ph.D. Senior Associate, Biotechnology Practice at Korn Ferry Beau Wangtrakuldee, Ph.D., is a Senior Associate at Korn Ferry, a global management consulting and executive recruiting firm.  She took on an admirable number of internships and explored many career opportunities in her PhD and postdoc, before tackling a pile of consulting job interviews and landing [...]

Freed PhD Career Transitions – Zoology PhD to Senior Consultant

By |2018-08-06T05:23:42+00:00August 6th, 2018|

Wendy E. Roberts, Ph.D. Senior Consultant at Cardno Wendy E. Roberts, Ph.D., is a Senior Consultant at Cardno.  She has over 15 years of professional experience as an ecologist, studying a diverse range of biological resource issues and managing many different projects in the United States and abroad for various industries. How did she take her [...]