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Meet the 2013/2014 Alumni Network Executive Committee (ANEC)

We are pleased to announce new members of the 2013/2014 Alumni Network Executive Committee (ANEC):

Valery Matthys, PhD Class of 2013

I am a recent graduate from the FOBIP course.
I enrolled in the course shortly after starting my …

“On Tuesday Operating the Mars Rover, on Friday Working at Starbucks”

This Friday a machete will be taken to the federal budget, unless another last-minute budget deal is reached. Years of failed congressional wrangling will yield across the board cuts of 8.2% for domestic discretionary spending. The cuts are much deeper …

Supreme Court takes on case of farmer versus Monsanto

The Supreme Court has decided to take on the case of Bowman vs. Monsanto. This case could have major repercussions for the biotechnology industry and what is patentable and enforceable depending on the scope of the decision.

In this day …

Changes in NIH Will Influence Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

With the recent acknowledgement from the NIH about the need for PhDs to embrace innovation outside of academia, a change in thinking about non-academic careers is possible.

Why Now is the Time to Embrace Your Inner Entrepreneur

Sunrise NYC

In May 2012 the Center for Urban Future called New York City the nation’s second largest hub for technology companies. Being a part of this blossoming community is very exciting for me: professionally I am a Technology Commercialization Fellow at …

Elections: 2012-2013 Alumni Network Executive Committee

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Job Searching Tips for Graduate Students: Building Your Network

Completing graduate school is a major step in your career path which can provide opportunities and open doors to future employment. Read this article to learn more about building your CV, professional networking methods and etiquette.

Crush It! And Your Personal Communications Strategy

What is a personal brand and why does it matter? A personal brand is the process whereby you and your career is marketed as a brand. Dan Schwabel, Author of Me 2.0, says “The goal of personal branding is to be recruited based on your brand, not applying for jobs.”

PhD Degree: A Valuable Passe-Partout

PhD student and Fundamentals Program alumni, Barbara Orelli shares her experience and insight about graduating and entering the work force. Read her review of the symposium “What can you be with a PhD?” held at NYU in November.