Career Design

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Forbes published a great article by Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd last November.  In the article, he gives nine tips for communicating science to non-scientists. This list is also excellent advice for any scientist or engineer who wants to be more effective working in industry. If you are a scientist or engineer who […]

How to accelerate your technical career in industry


We’ve all heard that first impressions are critical, and the general consensus is that you have less than 30 seconds to make that impression.  Unfortunately, many of us with technical backgrounds don’t put enough thought into what we say in that 30 seconds.  As scientists and engineers we are trained […]

You have 30 seconds. Start with why.