Online Resources

General info:

 

  1. The Stanford PhD Career Guide (a ~70 page overview of EVERYTHING)
    https://beam.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/stanfordphd_cg15-161.pdf

  1. Doug’s Guides (general info: getting your first job, negotiating a salary, etc)

        https://www.dougsguides.com/

  1. R&D partners blog (info for interview, resume, ...etc)

http://www.r-dpartners.com/resources/blog/page/2/

 

  1. Interview with Tom Novak on “most important things postdocs can do”
    http://sage.buckinstitute.org/sage-advice-for-postdocs-on-how-to-get-a-job-in-industry-from-dr-tom-novak-of-cellular-dynamics/

 

Resumes:

Harvard -- Resumes and Cover Letters for PhD Students

http://ocs.fas.harvard.edu/files/ocs/files/phd_resume_cover_letters.pdf

 

  1. The Importance of a “Visual Center” in your Resume
    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140815120631-301241813-your-resume-s-visual-center-how-to-not-get-rejected-in-the-first-six-seconds

     

Interested in entrepreneurship?

Check out BPEP.

 

Interesting articles about industry careers:

Testing the Waters, Nature 480:576 2011

10 Simple Rules for Choosing Between Academia and Industry, PLOS Computational Biology 5:6 2009

Career Trends - Indsutry or Academia; Where do I fit in?, AAAS Science Careers Booklets 2012

 

Opinions:

Give Postdocs a Career, not Empty Promises, Nature 471:7 2011