Career Library Check out
The UW-Madison Office of Postdoctoral Studies in collaboration with the UW-Madison Postdoc Association is pleased to announce that we have established a Career Advising Library. The library is a unique collection of books that can support your career planning, career exploration and job search in industry, academia and government. We also have volumes on both academic and industry career success and leadership. Please fill out this form to check out a career library book for a semester.
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"So What Are You Going to Do with That?": Finding Careers Outside Academia, Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius. Third Edition
Designing Your Life. Bill Burnett and Dave Evans
Put Your Science to Work: The Take-Charge Career Guide for Scientists. Peter S. Fiske
Please Understand Me II: Temperament, Character, Intelligence. David Keirsey
The Academic Job Search Handbook. Julia Miller Vick and Jennifer S. Furlong
Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Science. Melanie V. Sinche
Nontraditional Careers for Chemists: New Formulas in Chemistry. Lisa M. Balbes
The Medical Science Liaison: How to Break into Your First Role: A Hiring Manager Reveals the Secrets for Success. Samuel Jacob Dryer
Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development. Toby Freedman
Career Options for Biomedical Scientists. Kaaren Janssen
Guide to Non-Traditional Careers in Science: A Resource Guide for Pursuing a Non-Traditional Path. Karen Y. Kreeger
Navigating the Path to Industry: A Hiring Manager's Advice for Academics Looking for a Job in Industry. M.R. Nelson
Alternative Careers in Science: Leaving the Ivory Tower. Cynthis Robbins-Roth
Industry Career Success
Secrets to Success in Industry Careers: Essential Skills for Science and Business. L. Borbye
Academic Career Success - As a Professor
At the Helm: Leading Your Laboratory. Kathy Barker. Second Edition.
Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty. Second Edition.
Marketing for Scientists: How to Shine in Tough Times. Marc J. Kuchner
Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded. Joshua Schimel
How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing. Paul J. Silvia
Academic Career Success - As a Postdoc
The Chicago Guide to Your Career in Science: A Toolkit for Students and Postdocs. Victor A. Bloomfield and Esam E. El-Fakahany
Building a Successful Career in Scientific Research: A guide for PhD students and Postdocs. Phil Dee.
A PhD Is Not Enough!: A Guide to Survival in Science. Peter J. Feibelman
What They Didn't Teach You in Graduate School. Paul Gray and David E. Drew
Advancing Postdoc Women Guidebook. Edited by Belinda Lee Huang, Ph.D.
Leadership and Management Skills
Lab Dynamics: Management and Leadership Skills for Scientists. Carl M. Cohen and Suzanne L. Cohen. Second Edition.
Becoming a Project Leader. Alexander Laufer, Terry Little, Jeffrey Russel, and Bruce Maas
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