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Career resources

Resources for “alternative” science careers. I’ve listed resources that I’ve found particularly helpful or that have otherwise piqued my interest.

Books

Alternative Careers in Science: Leaving the Ivory Tower, edited by Cynthia Robbins-Roth

“So What Are You Going to Do with That?”: Finding Careers Outside Academia, by Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius

Guide to Non-Traditional Careers in Science, by Karen Young Kreeger

Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development, by Toby Freedman

Do What You Are: Discovering the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type, by Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger

Websites

Office of Career Services at Harvard University: The office of career services at your alma mater should be your first stop! They serve alums too (or at least have online resources), so it’s ok if you’re not a current student.

Science Careers, from the journal Science

Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development: This is the companion website for the book by Toby Freedman. Check out especially the job resources page and all the sublinks.

Audrey’s Network and her blog

Blogs

The Alternative Scientist

Discussion

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