Transferable Skills

Integrity as a Science Program Officer in a Nonprofit

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Integrity or honesty is highly valued. Your social capital, and your ability to get things accomplished through relationships, depends on this. Particularly in difficult projects that involved international coordination, it is important to have someone and some organization with a reputation as a trusted, honest, neutral partner to lead.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Demonstrating workplace etiquette
  • Maintaining positive relationships with colleagues
  • Serving as a role model

How else do you use this transferable skill?
neutrality, discretion

Integrity as a Senior Project Manager in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

We regularly must withhold commitments and maintain deadlines.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Can identify and address research misconduct
  • Complying with rules and regulations
  • Demonstrating responsible authorship and publication practices
  • Demonstrating workplace etiquette
  • Maintaining positive relationships with colleagues
  • Serving as a role model
  • Upholding commitments and meeting deadlines

Integrity as a Senior Project Manager in Science Policy

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

We regularly must withhold commitments and maintain deadlines.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Can identify and address research misconduct
  • Complying with rules and regulations
  • Demonstrating responsible authorship and publication practices
  • Demonstrating workplace etiquette
  • Maintaining positive relationships with colleagues
  • Serving as a role model
  • Upholding commitments and meeting deadlines

Integrity as a Vice President in Consulting

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Telling a client "no" or having to deliver bad news is never easy, but standing firm in doing what's right by your client is important in being successful in the consulting space.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Complying with rules and regulations
  • Maintaining positive relationships with colleagues
  • Upholding commitments and meeting deadlines

Integrity as a Chief Policy Director in Science Policy

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

When communicating data, especially orally, it is so important that you say when you don't know and only speak when you are certain. Loosing credibility means that you are less likely to be influential. The science policy world is a complex system of relationships and at the center is being known to be reliable, trustworthy, credible, -- essentially with integrity.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Maintaining positive relationships with colleagues
  • Upholding commitments and meeting deadlines

How else do you use this transferable skill?
Not sharing confidential information

Integrity as a Clinical Scientist in Regulatory and Clinical Affairs

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Clinical scientists design trials involving human patients, so integrity is key to every process.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Can identify and address research misconduct
  • Complying with rules and regulations
  • Demonstrating responsible authorship and publication practices
  • Demonstrating workplace etiquette
  • Maintaining positive relationships with colleagues
  • Upholding commitments and meeting deadlines

Integrity as an Assistant Dean in Academia

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

The professional indicated this transferable skill is important in their position, but did not provide specific examples.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Complying with rules and regulations
  • Demonstrating workplace etiquette
  • Maintaining positive relationships with colleagues
  • Serving as a role model

Integrity as a Medical Science Liaison in Field Science

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Pharmaceutical companies are highly regulated. Doing our work with integrity always is extremely important to comply with local, state, and national rules, regulations, and laws. If we do not, there are serious consequences not just for the MSL, but potentially for the entire company.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Complying with rules and regulations

Integrity as a Deputy Branch Chief (Scientific Review Officer) in Public Sector

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Integrity is a key aspect of peer review administration. Fore example, there are policies and practices that must always be followed to ensure a fair, objective and complete review process.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Complying with rules and regulations
  • Maintaining positive relationships with colleagues
  • Serving as a role model
  • Upholding commitments and meeting deadlines

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