Transferable Skills

Understanding the Scientific Enterprise as a Science Writer in Science Communication

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Understanding how academia operates, how studies are designed, what makes a strong study, how publishing works, publications are deemed worthy within their fields, the kinds of issues that trainees and postdocs face in academia.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Broad-based knowledge of science
  • Can identify and manage conflict of interest
  • Demonstrating responsible conduct in animal research
  • Demonstrating responsible conduct in human research
  • Experimental design

Upcoming Events


Manage Up: Using the Interview to Avoid a Toxic Position

Date: October 6, 2022
Time: 1:30 - 3 p.m. PT

Getting feedback on your faculty application materials

Date: October 10, 2022
Time: 1 - 4 p.m. PT

Assess yourself: How inclusive are you at work/in the lab?

Date: October 11, 2022
Time: 12 - 1:30 p.m.