This site offers a wide
variety of information from the University of
California - San Francisco's Office of Career and
Professional Development, including sample CVs,
cover letters, and faculty application packages
(see "Quick Links" on the right).
The ASHG Annual Meeting
offers several opportunities for trainees to network
with more senior society members. Be sure to sign up
for these events when you register! Also explore our
list of networking tools and other societies
relevant to genetics.
This narrated presentation
explores many aspects of career exploration outside
of academia, including transferable skills,
informational interviews, and gaining experience
through volunteer or internship activities.
This National Academies
press book "offers guidance to students on planning
careers--particularly careers in nonacademic
settings--and discusses how to obtain the education
and skills necessary to attain their career goals."
In this collection of
videos from the
Science Alliance at the New York Academy of Sciences,
professionals in different science-related careers
talk about the day-to-day of their jobs, as well as
how they got from a PhD to their current position.
Not only can you search for
jobs (including industry and academia) on this site, you
can research employers. Employer information
includes salary ranges, employee reviews, and reviews of
the interview process. Also allows you to identify any
connections to an employer in your Facebook network.
This aggregator site allows
you to search by keyword and location, and pulls results
Google-style across many different jobs boards.
You can also identify any connections to an employer in
your LinkedIn network.