“Don’t limit your opportunities to try new things and discover what you like because you feel pressured to always be doing science. An hour of time here and there during your graduate training could save you months or even years of time down the road.” Current Ph.D. candidate Kathleen Hershberger profiles Duke alumna Erin Hopper, Ph.D.
“Start your career planning early! Finding your true passion takes time, and adequately preparing to be competitive in your selected career path takes further time still.” Current Ph.D. candidate Rory Bradley profiles Duke alumna Monica Gerlach, Ph.D.
Members of Duke's Biology Department designed a "Biology Boot Camp" to help Ph.D. students in the Biological Sciences identify their career goals and gain tangible skills to achieve them. Here they reflect on how it went.