When dressing for a job interview, it pays to cultivate conformity--and attention to detail--instead of individuality.
Translational social scientists adapt research for the people it aims to serve and carry the lessons they learn in the community back to the lab.
Newly independent investigators must take responsibility for ensuring the integrity of their laboratory's data even as their direct control over that data declines.
"You have this relationship forming which is an unequal relationship in which you bear a great amount of responsibility." --A former neuroscience researcher
Known for small classes and a focus on undergraduate education, most such colleges also require--from their younger, newer faculty members, at least--substantial research activity.
"I was optimistically willing to sacrifice any number of years of my life and money for that career path." --Laurie Earls
"The global health field has both been around forever and is brand-new." --Hannah Kettler, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
A mentor in industry helped physicist Joan Hoffmann navigate graduate school and launch her career.
"You really need to know what you want. Figuring it out is the hard part, but doing it is the easy part." --Sandeep Jauhar
"When you have happy employees that know that you care about them, they're more loyal and work hard to show you that they can make things work." --Donna Davila
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