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From Postdoc, to Science Editor to Careers Adviser?? Anne Forde Postdoc Careers Adviser, University of Cambridge

Careers Outside Academia. From Postdoc, to Science Editor to Careers Adviser?? Anne Forde Postdoc Careers Adviser, University of Cambridge. Careers Outside Academia. Career history Discovering likes and dislikes Evolving Career . Careers Outside Academia. Career History……. Education.

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From Postdoc, to Science Editor to Careers Adviser?? Anne Forde Postdoc Careers Adviser, University of Cambridge

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  1. Careers Outside Academia From Postdoc, to Science Editor to Careers Adviser?? Anne Forde Postdoc Careers Adviser, University of Cambridge

  2. Careers Outside Academia • Career history • Discovering likes and dislikes • Evolving Career

  3. Careers Outside Academia Career History……

  4. Education 1992 BSc Biomedical Sciences, University of Portsmouth 1996 PhD Immunology, University of Dublin, Trinity College

  5. Employment History I 1997 Biomedical Scientist – St James Hospital Dublin 1998-2004 Postdoctoral Researcher, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

  6. Employment History II 2003-04 German Correspondent, Science Careers 2004-06 Northern European Editor, Science Careers 2004- Freelance Writer – International Journal of Cancer 2006- Postdoc Careers Adviser, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Cambridge

  7. Careers Outside Academia Career history Discovering likes and dislikes Evolving Career

  8. Discovering likes and dislikes Education – Options after undergraduate? Options after postgrad? Why Postdoc? The Job Hunt……

  9. Discovering likes and dislikes • The Postdoc experience • Research • Extra-curricular

  10. Discovering likes and dislikes • Why do I want to leave? • What’s the Alternative? • Skills ‘analysis’ • Interests • Motivations

  11. Discovering likes and dislikes • Science Careers • Working as a Writer/Reporter • Training • Working as an Editor

  12. Writing and Editing • Related Careers….. • Mainstream Science Journalism • Broadcasting • Public relations • Science Outreach • Science Editing (Journals) • Medical Writing

  13. Discovering likes and dislikes • University of Cambridge • Working as Careers Adviser • Training • Level of Interaction • Creative • Rewarding

  14. Careers Work • Related Careers….. • Staff Development • Human Resources • Research Management

  15. Career History Discovering likes and dislikes Evolving Career – What I’ve learned

  16. Evolving Career – What I’ve learned • Be honest with yourself (and others) • What do I expect from my paid work? • Cultivate a perpheral vision • Talk to as many people as possible • Career paths can take unexpected turns

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