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GENETICS Peer Review Training Program
Decoding Life Interviews
Career Series
Resources For:
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Graduate Student Resources


Graduate Life


Benchfly blog: Graduate School Survival Guide

PhDs: Succeeding in graduate school

ASHG: Create an individual development plan

Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond (NAP)

National Postdoc Association: Resources for choosing a Postdoc














Professional Development


Science Careers: Developing a good CV

ASHG: How to make a quality cover letter

Benchfly blog: Making an elevator pitch

Science Careers: Networking

Benchfly blog: Successful mentoring



Grant Writing and Publishing


NIAID: Sample Applications & More

NCI: Quick guide for grant applications

NIH: Grant writing tips sheets

The Chronicle: Grant-writing tips for graduate students

NSF: A Guide for Proposal Writing

APS: Writing Grants

APS: Writing Manuscripts

ACS Webinar: Fundamentals of Effective Scientic Writing-Manuscripts and Grants

Endaz Group: How to write for and get published in scientific journals

APS: Writing Manuscript/Grant Reviews



Presentation Advice and Guidelines


GSA: Tips for first-time conference attendee

Designing conference posters (Colin Purrington)

ASPB: How to make a great poster

Benchfly blog: How to give a good talk

Science Careers: Giving a great presentation

ASPB: How to make a great talk

APS: Giving a Seminar

How to give a bad presentation (an irreverent look at presentation skills)



Careers in Genetics

GSA Career Series (Interviews with scientists about careers outside of traditional academia)

NPA: Career Options for PhDs

ASHG: Careers in Human Genetics

ASHG: Create an individual development plan



Student Awards


DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics


GSA Poster Awards