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Planning a Scientific Career in Industry

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. With the backing of authors who have distinguished themselves in industry, this book presents a variety of techniques and applications, along with sound guidelines, that help chart a career course filled with rewarding opportunities—both personally and professionally.