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

By Cynthia Robbins-Roth

Alternative Careers in Science describes a few of the profession tracks to be had to scientists and offers the interior scoop at the abilities and character varieties fitted to each one career. It additionally comprises very important information about profession expectancies and wage potential.
This ebook will permit scientists to check profession possibilities. every one bankruptcy covers a unique profession music and comprises the elemental task description, skills, obligations, and what occupation possibilities stem from each one place.

Key Features
* Illustrates a regular day's scenario
* Explains what profession possibilities stem from a position
* Describes the elemental task, skills, duties, and expectancies
* Covers how lengthy to anticipate to be in a coaching phase
* indicates current steps within the advertising ladder and wage ranges
* provides a unique profession song in every one chapter
* permits scientists to check occupation possibilities

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Qxd 56 7/22/05 2:06 AM Page 56 Chapter 5 / Business Information Services a reasonable hour. When the family goes to bed, I stay up and work an additional 2 to 4 hours. I am a night owl and do my best work late at night, so I can spend a good amount of time with family, I can coach soccer or take Tae Kwon Do with my son, and I can still put in the 55 to 65 hours it takes to run a business and get the work done. What does keep me away from the family is the travel. I typically go somewhere one or two times each month.

Once you have a job as a science writer, there are several courses your career can take. qxd 7/20/05 1:02 PM Page 35 Sue Goetinck Ambrose 35 get more challenging assignments and to receive promotions and raises. Some writers transfer to more prominent publications when they feel it is time to move on. Others become editors. Last, if you really like writing and don’t feel compelled to write about science exclusively, you will have a lot of options. So many people have phobias about writing that organizations will gladly hire someone who can do it without too much effort.

Moreover, I have hosted a luncheon for local life science company presidents for 10 years now—a great networking group. None of these things had associated remuneration, but all were to help others in my profession. In turn, with the networking and friendships, they served to help me, I am sure. s in jobs, as employees, but not really building a career—a shame. I have one other related story to tell . . D. but a lot to do with my career as an entrepreneur. In 2003, my son (then 13) and I taught ourselves to build a computer.

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