Online Resources

General info:


  1. The Stanford PhD Career Guide (a ~70 page overview of EVERYTHING)

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

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


  1. Interview with Tom Novak on “most important things postdocs can do”



Harvard -- Resumes and Cover Letters for PhD Students


  1. The Importance of a “Visual Center” in your Resume


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



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