Planning a Scientific Career in Industry: Strategies for Graduates and Academics

Planning a Scientific Career in Industry: Strategies for Graduates and Academics

Author(s): Sanat Mohanty, Ranjana Ghosh

Published Online: 19 APR 2010

Print ISBN: 9780470460047

Online ISBN: 9780470594193

DOI: 10.1002/9780470594193

About this Book

A handy guide for students seeking a scientific career in industry

When choosing a career in industry, many of today's graduates with degrees in science and technology don't know exactly what they are looking for, the options they have available, how to position themselves to achieve their goals, or even how to define their own meanings of success. By addressing each of these issues, Planning a Scientific Career in Industry covers material not found in school textbooks or career guides to show what makes an industry tick, then demonstrates how this knowledge can be used to gain fresh perspective and open new career doors. This book:

  • Provides unique insight for new graduates on the technology sector
  • Offers tools of the trade that can be used by the graduate to make decisions on the job
  • Defines how to understand the DNA of an organization, the nature and viability of career choices, and the value of specific skills

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