Alternative Careers

Careers in Consulting, Business and Finance: What Are They Like and How Can You Launch into Them?

Careers in Consulting, Business and Finance: What Are They Like and How Can You Launch into Them?

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Recently professionals from all over the country who work in various sectors have been invited every month to the Investigating Careers and Networking (iCAN) Speaker Series at Johns Hopkins. Launched earlier this year by the Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO), the speaker series offers an opportunity for panelists and students to interact in an(...)

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The Widening World of Career Choices

The Widening World of Career Choices

Posted by  | A Day in the Life

As any graduate or medical student will well-understand, choosing a career direction to pursue after graduation can be a daunting task. What is your dream job? Where would you like to be located? Where do you see yourself in five years? These decisions require careful reflection and research, and importantly, mentorship and advice from professionals(...)

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Postdocs Seek Alternative Careers as Funding Declines

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It was a long-held belief that, after graduate school, newly conferred doctors would seek out postdoctoral openings in labs where they could focus on furthering their studies, eventually transitioning to a faculty appointment. Though designed to be a temporary position, postdocs came to represent one of the largest and most productive components of the biomedical(...)

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