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    August 03, 2001

    Environmental Consulting

    "The development of a successful career in the environmental consulting industry in Canada is not a job--it is more of a lifestyle."

    October 25, 2002

    The Academic Consultant--Why Start a Consultancy?

    "In the end, academia may serve as a perfect springboard from which to develop a complementary consulting business."

    July 13, 2007

    Opportunities: The Accidental Consultant

    You don’t have to leave scientific training to have an enjoyable (and lucrative) side business as a technical consultant.

    November 29, 2002

    The Academic Consultant: Planning Your Business

    "One of the true essentials of developing an academic consulting business is determining a systematic plan for growth."

    December 13, 2002

    Consulting--The Career Path Not (Oft) Taken

    People who like flexibility in scheduling their work often find this work arrangement better suited to their needs.

    December 13, 2002

    The Academic Consultant, Part 3--Conflicts of Interest

    "Remember that just the mere perception of conflict, even if completely unfounded, can be just as damaging as an actual ethical breach."

    August 15, 2003

    The Academic Consultant, Part Four--The Rear-View Mirror

    "Despite the stumbling blocks, it now seems a perfectly natural extension of my professional role as an academic to be a consultant on the side. ..."

    May 07, 2004

    Leah Parks Upshaw

    October 28, 2005

    Cynthia Robbins-Roth: Surviving the Crash

    "I had the good sense to have a serious accident when the market was down." --Cynthia Robbins-Roth

    April 21, 2014

    Lab Management Courses: Becoming a Trainer

    A small but growing number of scientists are training others in the hard and soft skills of managing a laboratory.

    October 19, 2007

    Walking on the Dark Side

    If you have any interest in management consulting, investment banking, or quantitative finance, these information sessions may be a valuable window on the recruitment process.

    January 07, 2000

    New Program Helps With Professional Development

    January 14, 2005

    The Wonder of Small Things

    Whitney B. Hill, who joined MVA in October as a research scientist, prepares and analyzes environmental samples for identification and characterization using Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM).

    August 10, 2007

    Careers in Chemistry: Constantly Evolving Choices

    Leaving the chemistry department behind doesn't have to mean leaving chemistry behind. Chemists have a broad, and broadening, range of career options to choose from, both in and out of the lab. The biggest challenge is looking beyond the more traditional roles, which represent only a fraction of the options available in this fast-growing field.

    May 18, 2007

    Special Feature: Behavioral Science Careers

    August 13, 1999

    Introducing the GrantDoctor

    December 07, 2001

    Building Bridges Between the Lab and Your Next Career

    Rather than looking at scientific ideas in a technical sense, we were forced to consider them in a business mindset and how feasible it would be in bringing them to the marketplace.