20 Tips To Help You With Your CV and Resume

Mary Bradley, the director of Career & Professional Development at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UT Health San Antonio, shares 20 tips about how to create your CV and resume. This is based on the October 3 workshop. Tip 1: Know The Difference Between A CV And...
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The Career Series: 10 Tips for Getting Started in Biomedical Sciences Consulting

Graduate students and postdoctoral scientists in the biomedical sciences often contemplate the next steps in their career. I graduated with a Ph.D. in Cellular and Structural Biology from UT Health San Antonio in 2013 and completed five years as a postdoctoral scientist at Texas...
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The Career Series: How to present technical topics to non-techies

“So, what do you do?” It’s one of the first questions people ask when they meet you. For many, a simple response suffices: “I’m a market researcher”, or “I work at Company X,” or “I do corporate accounting” and the conversation moves forward. But for those of us in technical...
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The Career Series: 15 Strategies for Self-Care in Graduate School

Self-care in graduate school? If you have brushed your teeth and are wearing kind-of clean clothes, you are taking care of yourself, no? Let's not talk about the nights when you stay working until 4 am, or the dinners that consist of chips from the vending machinea€¦. Well, maybe...
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The Career Series: 12 tips on how to make small talk

Find yourself hiding in a corner during a networking event? These tips are for you.
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The Career Series: 7 Tips When you are Expecting a Baby During your Ph.D. or During your Academic Career

You're expecting a baby during your PhD or during your academic career - congratulations! As parent-to-be, you will go through cycles of delight (OMG! I am going to be a mom! I'm so excited to meet this new human!) and cycles of worry (Am I suitable for this? How am I going to do...
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The Career Series: 10 Tips for Successful Collaboration

Writing a journal article with a colleague, or working in a research team with people from other organisations, can be life-enhancing. Ideas build on ideas; tasks are allocated according to people's strengths and abilities; the results are loads better than anything you could...
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