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Dr. Seth Garren: How Failures Defined My Value and Enabled My Career

Recently, Beyond the PhD hosted Dr. Seth Garren for a virtual seminar where he detailed the “less glamorous parts of academia and industry.” As a current 4th year PhD student, I found his reflections on challenges, struggles, and failures to be extremely relevant and relatable. After Seth earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Connecticut,…

Interested in a Career in Pharma?

Beyond the PhD is excited to welcome Dr. Seth Garren, Head of Genomics in Precision Oncology at Sanofi. Join us for our first Career Discovery Seminar of 2023. Dr. Garren will join us on Thursday January 12 at 2pm to share his career journey. Register now to attend! FREE EVENT! Seth Garren, PhD is the…

Highlights from 2022: Career Seminars Revisited

Revisiting the year, we thought we would compile the career seminars from 2022. Check out the video to view the events and read short summaries or highlights from event blog articles to learn more about the 2022 featured careers. Follow us on social to stay up to date with upcoming events! Follow us on social…

Biochemist to Director for Portfolio Strategy at Cambridge Epigenetix

Beyond the PhD recently had the pleasure of hosting a seminar by Dr. Tom Charlesworth who serves as the Director for Portfolio Strategy at Cambridge Epigenetix. After obtaining his PhD in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, he worked at a medical communications agency and the Wellcome Trust which allowed to gain a repertoire of…

Career Comparison: Genetic Counselor vs. Clinical Geneticist

Genetics and genomics are currently, and have been, a hot topic in science and medicine. Several career paths are available to those interested in the field of genetics, such as becoming a genetic counselor or a clinical geneticist. Both of these careers are constantly expanding to improve and advance the state of healthcare and our…

TODAY at 3pm ET! From PhD to Stem Cell Engineer

Beyond the PhD is excited to welcome Vincent Truong, Co-Founder & COO of Anatomic Incorporated. Come learn about his career path! Date and time Tue, November 29, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST Location Online Access link About this event Vincent Truong is Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Anatomic Incorporated. He is a…

Meet Antonio Mele Fall 2022 Beyond the PhD Campus Ambassador

I am passionate about lifestyle medicine and translating advances in precision medicine into specific disease treatments and preventative strategies. As an aspiring Genetic Counselor, I seek to uphold the privilege of creating a scientifically informed and personalized healthcare experience, being there for others in their times of utmost need and vulnerability. I first discovered Genetic…

Applying to Graduate School?

Are you or do you know someone that is applying for graduate school? Schedule a 30-minute call with one of the Beyond the PhD team members to review your application materials. Materials that may be reviewed include CV, resume, and personal statements. Or, if you would like to practice interviewing please also schedule a session. Sessions…

Clinical Career Tracks for PhDs

Beyond the PhD recently hosted Ria Fyfffe-Freil who came to talk about non-traditional clinical careers for those with science PhDs. Ria is a Clinical Chemistry Fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. She talked about her career trajectory and options for people interested in non-academic tracks. Ria took the time to discuss how to…

Meet Trinitee Oliver Fall 2022 Campus Ambassador

Trinitee Oliver is a Biology major with a Journalism minor at Howard University. She is passionate about biomedical research, eradicating health disparities, and enhancing scientific communication. When she is not in a lab, she can be found gardening, practicing yoga, or writing to inform about health and science.

What is Your Brand?

Join us on September 8 and 15 for this exciting new workshop led by Amy Aines. Amy Aines is the Founder of Talking STEM- Building Vital Communication Skills to Launch Successful Career and has a website championingscience.com with great resources! Click to read more or register for this event!

Demystifying the Genome: A Career in Genomic Education

Beyond the PhD recently had the pleasure of hosting Dr.Emaly Piecuch as a part of our Career Discovery Seminar Series. Dr. Piecuch is currently employed as a genomic educator at the Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in Bar Harbor, ME. Click to read more about her career!

Being a Mentor During Grad School

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…

A Guide to CVs and Résumés

Have you ever considered what makes a CV or résumé effective? Maybe you’ve wondered what an employer is looking for when sifting through hundreds of applications? Crafting a CV or résumé is a difficult task full of nuance and skill. Recently, Beyond the PhD hosted a résumé and CV workshop to help answer some questions…

Words from a Retail Pharmacist to a Prospective Pharmacist

Hi my name is Jaden Richardson I’m currently a senior biology pre pharmacy major at the university of Hartford. My long term goals is too become a clinical pharmacist or potentially own my own practice one day. Hello to all students of pharmacy, prospective students of pharmacy, and anyone else who comes across this blog who is interested in this field. Through Beyond the PhD I was granted the opportunity to speak with Dr. Melissa Sandlin, a retail pharmacist, about her career…

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