Career Advice

Issue for November 14, 2003

  • Making a Comeback

    Due to the high volume of questions received, the CareerDoctor cannot answer all queries on an individual basis. Look for an answer to your question published in this column soon! Thank you!

  • HHMI Professors Meet

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  • Leadership on the Mountain; Lessons for the Lab


    Setting the goals and choosing the right people to accomplish each part of the route was intrinsic to the teams' success. Getting the first Americans on Everest in 1963 via the South Col route would be dangerous and exciting enough and would justify to the world the 3 years' worth of fundraising and organizing. But some team members wanted to swap a "safe" South Col ascent for the additional twist and danger of the West Ridge.

  • A Host of Development Opportunities

    My fellowship has given me the opportunity to collect research experiences from different disciplines, meet a lot of interesting people, and understand the problems I've dealt with from various viewpoints. And by doing so I've had a lot fun.

  • Leiph Preston at the Epicenter


    "I have to say that everyone I worked with treated me with respect and was more than willing to help if I ran into a problem or listen to any ideas I had. I could not have asked for a better adviser than Ken Creager. He was helpful, supportive, resourceful, and just in general an all around nice guy."