Category: networking

The Art of Follow-up

by Lauren, CEO of propel careers this post is reposted from the propel careers blog. Following up with individuals who you meet at scientific conferences, through networking, and other activities is important to develop relationships with your connections. Over time, these relationships can provide insight into industry, various career paths, and job opportunities. These connections should […]

RISE-intern

by Juliane I like interns. I know that as a good postdoc (and PhD student for that matter) I should detest those time-sucking parasites, who need three hours to load an agarose gel, ask what temperature a 37C waterbath is at and manage to contaminate a cell line kept at 10x pen/strep. (the last paragraph […]

What Lauren can do for you…

by Lauren and Juliane Last week Lauren shared with us her experiences starting her own business. Lauren also works for BU as a career coach for postdocs and PhD students. I asked her questions about what kind of coaching a postdoc can expect from her. Question: What is your position/role at BU? LC answer: I […]

Start your own business

by Lauren and Juliane Lauren Celano founded her own business, Propel careers, and advices postdocs at BU about possible careers. In this post she describes how it all started. Question: You got a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Gettysburg College. Did you ever consider about doing a PhD or master’s in science? LC […]