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Ready, Fire, Aim! - Realigning Your Priorities for the Move to an Industry Career

Event Info

Ready, Fire, Aim! - Realigning Your Priorities for the Move to an Industry Career was held September 23, 2008 on the UCLA campus.

In this workshop, Science Careers partnered with the UCLA Society of Postdoctoral Scholars to bring Science Careers columnist, Dave Jensen, to their campus to talk about industry careers.

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Event Summary

The response to this event was overwhelming - there were many more people that wanted to see the event than there were seats in the room. Dave Jensens presentation included:

  • Important differences in culture between academia and industry
  • Ways to get the attention of industry employers
  • How to get past being "overeducated" yet simultaneously "under-qualified"
  • How to make five different methods of job seeking work for you

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Questions? E-mail outreach@sciencecareers.org

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