A postdoctoral fellow in the sciences prepares herself for a nonacademic career.
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If you’re graduating as a science Ph.D., and uncertain about your career path, a postdoc seems like the easiest thing to do. It isn’t.
It’s a temporary position that I keep hoping will lead to a permanent one in academic research.
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Sure, the competition for fellowships is fierce so make sure your application meets these four standards.
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