The focus of Career and Professional Development Podcast series is to introduce STEM researchers to a wide variety of careers within the academia and industry. This podcast series brings UCI alumni and non-alumni (industry professionals and academics) to share their career journey, in depth detail of their job sector, and offer valuable advice on how to transition into these roles.
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July 10, 2020
Vania Cao, PhD is the founder of Free the PhD, a curriculum-based, community forum supported, comprehensive career transition platform for STEM (and other) PhDs to transition from academia into new career paths. Dr. Cao shares her personal journey outside of the traditional PhD > Postdoc path and advice on how to plan ahead for the post-pandemic job market.
August 13, 2020
William Kim, PhD is a scientific communicator, with extensive experience in medical writing (working currently at Edwards with past senior medical writing position at Allergan). Dr. Kim shares about what medical writing is and how he built his career.