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At some point in your career, you need to secure external funding to conduct your research. To help you write a grant, outline all ideas that you have and consider private foundations as a funding option.
Be noticed and ask for what you want, publish your research early, & learn to walk away when needed. If you are feeling stuck in your current position, read more about our advice and motivational tips for getting out of the rut and succeeding in the microbial sciences.
While there are many types of careers in the microbial sciences, teaching can be very rewarding. Dr. Maureen Morrow, a Professor, loves watching her mentees become her peers. She encourages you to find something that excites you and hone those skills. For her, she incorporated concept inventories to improve her teaching.
Are you new to the microbiology field as a student? If so, then learn about ASM’s resources to help you advance in your research and tips to get the most out of ASM Microbe. A Master’s student shares her experiences at ASM Microbe and the Microbe Academy for Professional Development.
Do you know what you are doing after college? Get inspired by finding mentors, doing informational interviews, attending networking events, and participating in internships. With these tips, you will have a successful science career.