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Successful Careers beyond the Lab

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Description for Successful Careers beyond the Lab Hardcover. This book provides first-hand accounts of the many career opportunities open to graduates and postgraduates in the sciences and engineering beyond academic research. Editor(s): Bennett, David J.; Jennings, Richard C. Num Pages: 312 pages, 4 b/w illus. 1 table. BIC Classification: PSA; PSC; TBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152. .
There is a major demand for people with scientific training in a wide range of professions based on and maintaining relations with science. However, there is a lack of good first-hand information about alternative career paths to research. From entrepreneurship, industry and the media to government, public relations, activism and teaching, this is a readable guide to science based skills, lifestyles and career paths. The ever-narrowing pyramid of opportunities within an academic career structure, or the prospect of a life in the laboratory losing its attraction, mean that many who trained in science and engineering now look for alternative careers. ... Read more

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David J. Bennett is a Senior Member of St Edmund's College, Cambridge, and part natural part social scientist in both academia and companies. He has long-term experience, activities and interests in the relations between science, industry, government, education, law, the public and the media, and has spent the last twenty-five years running large, international, multidisciplinary, science-based projects. Richard C. Jennings ... Read more

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'This excellent book is directed at those for whom a conventional academic and research career is not necessarily their cup of tea. In it, you can learn how many other opportunities there are for scientists outside the usual academic route. The book is full of first-rate practical advice, emphasising the value of a self-assessment of your skills and interests, and ... Read more

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