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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?

Posted by  | Events and Happenings

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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My Childhood Home: My First True Laboratory

My Childhood Home: My First True Laboratory

Posted by  | A Day in the Life

For nine years, I went to summer camp in the Poconos, far away from highways and large cities in a small town near Scranton, Pennsylvania. Each summer my counselors would take our bunk on a “sneak out,” where we would go to the top of a hill, lay down in the grass and stare up(...)

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Updated Department of Labor Rules Will Impact Postdoctoral Researcher Salaries This December

Posted by  | Perspectives in Research

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued new rules on overtime wages, raising the yearly salary limit for which overtime pay must be provided to $47,476. This executive branch decision may have broad implications for academia among other industries as postdoctoral researchers were specifically identified as being affected by this ruling. Postdoctoral researchers typically perform(...)

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