Guest Post: Finishing up the PhD!

This week’s guest post is from the Women in Science (WIS) group in the Integrative Biology department at UC Berkeley. At the beginning of this month, they had a panel discussion on everything you need to know about finishing, filing, etc. Below are the minutes from the panel, with useful advice for everyone.

Decoding Industry

In my job search, I’ve noticed a lot of terminology that actually refers to things that exist in both the world of industry AND the world of academia. Just a difference in vocabulary, though, can get very confusing very quickly. I’ve also noticed that not knowing the vocabulary, even if you know the concept behind the term, can make people think you know less than you do. Below are a list of “translations” between terms …