Outside of science, one of my passions is to travel and experience new places, cultures, and food. While it may not seem that a career in the sciences or signing yourself up for more school by pursuing a PhD would allow the time or means to explore this interest, I have found that my scientific career has led to many opportunities to travel that I may not have had otherwise. So let me tell you about a few of the ways I have been able to travel within my PhD.
If you are feeling lost in the next steps of your professional development or just need help organizing your goals, then an individual development plan (IDP) is for you!
A few weeks ago, Beyond the PhD shared an article on how to find quality mentors to help shape and drive your professional development (read it here). Now, we want to dive a little deeper on the other side of mentorship: how to be a quality mentor. You might be a little hesitant to classify yourself as a mentor, especially if you are still a student or early in your career. Click here to read more!
This past Spring, Beyond the PhD welcomed our first ambassador program cohort. Click to read more about this program!
Click to read some tips and tricks from Natalie Sandlin, Content Manager, Beyond the PhD Ambassador for Boston College for choosing mentors during your career journey.
Natalie Sandlin graduate student at Boston College and coordinator of the Beyond the PhD Ambassador Program shares her thoughts on approaching career exploration.
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