Too often, graduate students see and hear about the downsides of academic life.
"Your career development is something you shouldnt forget."
"All of these developments complicate student advocacy work on behalf of international students--but they also turn it into the most urgent of endeavors."
"Scottish Enterprise also offers Enterprise fellowships aimed at researchers who want to develop spinoff companies."
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"This was when I started my career in teaching English for Science and Technology, travelling once a week to the Nuclear Research Centre in Karlsruhe, Germany, to teach scientific staff there."
"Talentvolle aios en postdocs moeten koste wat het kost aan het werk gehouden worden ..."
"As a graduate student, your success is determined by your preparation."
"It is important to distinguish between two separate phenomena: the mobility of human resources, and the loss of those brains forever."
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"The fact that I was one of the few ethnic minorities at BCM, as well as the only woman actively participating as a graduate student in my program, meant I was unique."
Effective networking requires creating a dialogue.
"If you can prove that you meet the requirements and have well-drafted letters of recommendation from recognized experts stating that you are outstanding in your field, your application will most likely be approved."
"Make no mistake, translation is a gift--it is not just a matter of speaking several languages."
"How you price your invention is more important than coming out with a true value for it. After all, it is the price that you can sell your invention that counts."
"Communication agencies are creating separate companies or groups across Canada to work exclusively on the science sector."
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