Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics: Regulating the Power of Gene Editing

Published on Mar 4, 2020 by Samantha Avina

By: Samantha Avina On Friday February 21st the Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics in collaboration with the Rutgers iJobs program hosted the CRISPR Governance Workshop to discuss the current issues in developing policy to regulate genome editing. The objective of this workshop was to encourage open discussion about the use of genome editing technologies and … Continue reading Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics: Regulating the Power of Gene Editing


SciPhD: Preparing Scientists for Professional Careers

Published on Feb 27, 2020 by Xuyuan Kuang

Written by Xuyuan Kuang The Four-Day SciPhD Program led by Larry Petcovic and Randall Ribaudo, closed up on February 2nd where 40 PhD students and post-doctoral associates received certificates of the program completion supported by the Rutgers iJOBS program. Among 40 participants, most of them are from Rutgers University New Brunswick Campus or Newark Campus, … Continue reading SciPhD: Preparing Scientists for Professional Careers


SciPhD: Preparing Scientists for Industry Careers

Published on Feb 20, 2020 by Maria Ibrahim

Written by: Maria Ibrahim Are you interested in learning about a variety of possible careers after completing a  Ph.D. or post-doc? Do you want an insight on how to brand yourself for a job interview? Do you want to know what leadership skills are necessary to be an effective employee? If the answer to these … Continue reading SciPhD: Preparing Scientists for Industry Careers


Innovation and Science Lead to More Effective Governing

Published on Jan 7, 2020 by Brian Canter

Author: Brian Canter “Better outcomes for new methods will lead to more trust of new institutions.” This was my major takeaway from hearing Beth Noveck speak in November at the Eagleton Institute of Politics. The event was part of the Eagleton Science and Politics Initiative  and was titled Where Science, Innovation and Civic Engagement Meet. … Continue reading Innovation and Science Lead to More Effective Governing


Exploring the field of Regulatory Writing

Published on Dec 10, 2019 by Brianna Alexander

By: Brianna Alexander “The most fulfilling part of being a medical writer is being part of the treatment paradigm and knowing that what you do translates to patients and quality of life.” These are the words of Dr. Aaron B. Bernstein, a consultant medical writer, when asked to reflect on the most fulfilling part of … Continue reading Exploring the field of Regulatory Writing


What Can You be with a PhD: Day 2, Part 2 – Careers in Science Communication and Media

Published on Dec 5, 2019 by Rukia Henry

By Rukia Henry For the final instalment on the series detailing “What Can You be with a PhD” career symposium, experts in science communication and media shared their experiences detailing their job positions, what it took to get there, and how a career in this field can be rewarding. This panel session was moderated by … Continue reading What Can You be with a PhD: Day 2, Part 2 – Careers in Science Communication and Media


iJOBS Career Panel: GlaxoSmithKline

Published on Nov 26, 2019 by Janaina Pereira

By Janaina Pereira On November 11th, the iJOBS program hosted an event focused on the global company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). With this panel, we had the opportunity to hear from panelists holding different positions in the Human Genetics and Functional Genomics Departments about their projects and career paths in computational biology, genomic statistics, and genetics at … Continue reading iJOBS Career Panel: GlaxoSmithKline


What can You be with a PhD – Day 2: Part 1- Careers in Science Outreach and Informal Education

Published on Nov 21, 2019 by Rukia Henry

by Rukia Henry As a young researcher and scientist in training, I have come to realize that there is a huge disconnect with the work that I and other scientists perform in the lab, and the translation of that work to the public. As scientists, we don’t perform experiments or do science for ourselves, and … Continue reading What can You be with a PhD – Day 2: Part 1- Careers in Science Outreach and Informal Education


What can you be with a PhD? A Science and Technology Career Symposium: Part 2

Published on Nov 19, 2019 by Rukia Henry

by Rukia Henry The Science and Career Symposium was held on the weekend of October 19th-20th at New York University, Langone Health Center. It showcased a vast array of professionals who engaged in sessions detailing the careers they pursued in fields outside of academia. Panel sessions focused on various career paths from public health and … Continue reading What can you be with a PhD? A Science and Technology Career Symposium: Part 2


Non-profit Sector: Where Do the Ph.Ds. Fit?

Published on Nov 14, 2019 by Samantha Avina

By Samantha Avina When the idea of non-profit organizations come to mind it is most often associated with thoughts of fundraising and philanthropic work for the better of humanity. Although accompanied by these great attributes, non-profit work doesn’t automatically call attention of the lone Ph.D. candidate doing niche specific benchwork. So, how does the idea … Continue reading Non-profit Sector: Where Do the Ph.Ds. Fit?