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February 23, 2020
ASBMB's new career center offers more than just jobs
When the society rolled out its new website earlier this year, it came with a new career center with many special features.
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Program highlight: BD’s Technology Leadership Development Program
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Program highlight: BD’s Technology Leadership Development Program

February 14, 2020

The medical technology company BD has a training program for new scientists who want to get experience in different business units and roles. Our careers columnist spoke to a program participant about her experiences.

Inclusive Excellence aims at lasting change
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Inclusive Excellence aims at lasting change

February 13, 2020

“While these ‘fix the student’ interventions might help the students who participate, they generally do not result in lasting change.” — David Asai, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Meyerhoff Scholars Program: A model for increasing diversity in STEM
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The Meyerhoff Scholars Program: A model for increasing diversity in STEM

February 12, 2020

“If we want to change the narrative and landscape — we need everyone at the table to understand the issues and do part of the work.” — Keith Harmon, MSP director

A beginner’s guide to minority professor hires
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A beginner’s guide to minority professor hires

February 11, 2020

What makes a good principal investigator? What makes a great one? Often, there is a certain mold that hiring committees look for in applicants.

Overview of academic research, teaching and other positions
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Overview of academic research, teaching and other positions

February 07, 2020

Our careers columnist investigated all the academic job titles she could find to understand what the options are for people looking to participate in research and teaching at colleges and universities.

Meet Kirsten Block
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Meet Kirsten Block

February 05, 2020

She’s the ASBMB’s lead staffer for education, professional development and outreach.

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Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

Use this weekly list to get your ducks in a row.
Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

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Why we are hard-wired to worry
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Why we are hard-wired to worry

February 02, 2020

Humans are wired to worry. Our brains are continually imagining futures that will meet our needs and things that could stand in the way of them. And sometimes any of those needs may be in conflict with each other.

How mentors make an impact on your career
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How mentors make an impact on your career

January 31, 2020

At every stage of your career, mentoring matters. In honor of National Mentoring Month, careers columnist Martina G. Efeyini shares why a mentor is essential for your career success.

Attending a conference when you don’t have the budget
ASBMB Annual Meeting

Attending a conference when you don’t have the budget

January 30, 2020

Here are a few ideas to manage meeting costs, to help those professional development dollars go as far as possible.

Reworking your résumé for industry

Reworking your résumé for industry

January 24, 2020

Interested in entering or moving up in industry? Michael Matrone, associate director of the Office of Career and Professional Development at the University of California, San Francisco, offers tips for creating an effective résumé.

Annual meeting workshops: Part 2
Annual Meeting

Annual meeting workshops: Part 2

January 21, 2020

Topics include lab management, moving from academia to industry, and teaching biology with augmented reality and Lego bricks.

Honoring undergrads who promote diversity
Diversity

Honoring undergrads who promote diversity

January 20, 2020

Meet the 2019 recipients of the Marion B. Sewer Scholarship, which is open to all American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology undergraduate members. This year’s deadline is June 1.

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