Tag Archives: professional development

Career Planning WebApp

During a journal club in the not-so-distant past, Nina Wale introduced CIDD’ers to myIDP, an individual development planning tool for early-career scientists. It’s effectively an “academic personality” survey and long-term goal tracker. Worth a look, especially for those just starting out.

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Potential goldmine of resources for grad students

I’ll be digging through these resources in the future.  There’s substantial repetition but plenty of valuable information and advice. A few teasers after the jump…

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Leveraging Expertise from the Crowd

There is a reason why scientists tend to hold fast to the timeless mantra: “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants”. If we’re not reinventing the wheel usually (hopefully!) it means we’ve found ourselves on the precipice of the unknown. There … Continue reading

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Grant Writing 101

Penn State is offering its highly successful grant writing series again this fall. If you’d like to learn how to make your proposals stand out from the crowd, this is the series for you. Registration opens August 22.

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