Data Scientist to the Rescue!

Published on Apr 24, 2018 by Tomas Kasza

By Tomas Kasza Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard of the job title, data scientist. Heralded as one of the new, hot jobs of the 21st century, it has made its way to several top ten jobs lists across the news  (1, 2, and 3). You may have thought … Continue reading Data Scientist to the Rescue!


iJOBS Career Fair: What you Can Do with a Ph.D.

Published on Apr 19, 2018 by Rutgers iJOBS

The annual iJOBS/BioNJ career fair is the epitome of what you can do with a Ph.D. The iJOBS program stresses that Ph.D.’s can do much more than practice science in the traditional sense. The opportunities are essentially boundless. There is demand for Ph.D.’s in medical writing and communication, consulting, project management, manufacturing, and of course, research and … Continue reading iJOBS Career Fair: What you Can Do with a Ph.D.


Where Are They Now? : Eileen Oni

Published on Apr 17, 2018 by Urmimala Basu

Eileen Oni, Ph.D., is a Rutgers iJOBS alumnus and currently an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Fellow at the National Science Foundation.  Her role as a Fellow is to assist in the decision-making processes for programs that study the science of Broadening Participation in Engineering. She is involved in … Continue reading Where Are They Now? : Eileen Oni


A Career in Industry: Transitioning from Training in Academia to Industry

Published on Apr 12, 2018 by Talia Planas-Fontanez

by Talia M. Planas-Fontánez During the week of March 18th, the Myelin Gordon Research Conference (GRC) took place in Ventura, CA. This year, the Myelin GRC was focused on human biology throughout various ages of development, while also offering perspectives on age-related myelin dysfunction that lead to debilitating diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and leukodystrophies, … Continue reading A Career in Industry: Transitioning from Training in Academia to Industry


Burn Out – #Takebreaksmakebreakthroughs

Published on Apr 10, 2018 by Huri M

By: Huri Mücahit   The following blog post is a summary of, “Break or burn out” by Kendall Powell and “Burnout syndrome: five ways to keep it together” by Gaia Cantelli   PhD students and postdocs work in some of the most rewarding positions, with the potential to truly be at the very cusp of … Continue reading Burn Out – #Takebreaksmakebreakthroughs


iJobs Seminar: Medical Affairs

Published on Apr 5, 2018 by Emily Kelly-Castro

This past Thursday, March 22, 2018, I attended a seminar about Medical Affairs held at the Medical Science Building in Newark, NJ. The seminar was conducted by Brian Kramer, Ph.D, who is a principal medical science liaison (MSL) at Janssen Biotech, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company. Dr. Kramer earned his doctoral degree in neuroscience … Continue reading iJobs Seminar: Medical Affairs


Interview with Sarah Ahlbrand, PhD – Medical Writer at Technical Resources International, Inc.

Published on Apr 3, 2018 by Fatu Badiane

Twitter can be a great platform for learning about careers outside of academia as a graduate student. I have been fortunate to follow the journey of several professionals in the tri-state area as they completed their graduate degrees and opted for careers that took them outside of the lab. Sarah Ahlbrand (@seahlbrand) is one of … Continue reading Interview with Sarah Ahlbrand, PhD – Medical Writer at Technical Resources International, Inc.


iJOBS Career Panel: Life after Graduate School

Published on Mar 29, 2018 by Tomas Kasza

By: Tomas Kasza On March 16th iJOBS hosted a career panel of four Rutgers PhD alumni, all of whom have secured impressive positions following completion of their graduate school education. If you have not had a chance to attend one of these Alumni career panels I would highly recommend it because these alumni may be … Continue reading iJOBS Career Panel: Life after Graduate School


Exploring Drug Delivery Solutions with Kashiv Pharma

Published on Mar 27, 2018 by Rutgers iJOBS

By: Shekerah Primus On Tuesday March 13th, iJOBS visited Kashiv Pharma, a small company located on the former Sanofi campus in Bridgewater, NJ. From its humble beginnings 6 years ago with only 8 employees, Kashiv has grown exponentially, becoming a very successful company with ~130 employees.  The founders named Kashiv after two of their children, … Continue reading Exploring Drug Delivery Solutions with Kashiv Pharma


Strategies for Managing Conflict and Feedback

Published on Mar 22, 2018 by Jennifer Casiano

By Jennifer Casiano-Matos On February 21st, I had the opportunity to participate in a talk about managing conflict and feedback by Dr. Lori Conlan from the Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) at NIH. This talk was part of a training series on developing the tools for a successful training or career experience, and … Continue reading Strategies for Managing Conflict and Feedback