Public Engagement Reflections

I often hear that the Ph.D./postdoc time period is tedious, stressful, and seemingly never ending! Trust me, it doesn’t have to be. Here are 10 tips that I strongly believe can not only make your Ph.D./postdoc years prolific, successful, and rewarding, but also one of the best parts of your scientific career!
Originally written by Dr. Sheena Cruickshank for Public Engagement at Manchester, this entry details her experience at the AAAS Leshner Fellowship's Orientation Week.
This blog is Part 2 of a two-part series. A career in academia can be many things, including highly rewarding and/or highly intimidating and frustrating. Whether you are thinking about starting a career in academia, you have just started, or you have been at it for a long time, here are the 10 best pieces of advice that were given to me --in no specific order-- to have a truly enjoyable, fulfilling, and successful academic life. I hope that they will help you as much as they have helped me!
A career in academia can be many things, including highly rewarding and/or highly intimidating and frustrating. Whether you are thinking about starting a career in academia, you have just started, or you have been at it for a long time, here are the 10 best pieces of advice that were given to me --in no specific order-- to have a truly enjoyable, fulfilling, and successful academic life. I hope that they will help you as much as they have helped me!