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NYAS Career Path Series: Science Policy


Careers in science policy exist in a wide variety of settings i.e. Government, International, Professional Associations, Academia, Industry, Lobbying firms, and Law firms. Policy influences our lives across various issues and requires evidence-based, strategic communication, community engagement, and support decision makers. Science Policy offers graduate & postdoctoral fellows the opportunity to implement their research skills…

NYAS Career Path Series: Science Public Relations


Are you looking for a career that interfaces science, scientific writing, promotion and public relations? Public Relations is a great opportunity to work with individuals across a range of industry amd providing communication strategies to effectively communicate services and products. The rise in diagnostics, drugs, therapeutics, vaccines, and medical technologies means a greater need for…

NYAS Career Path Series: Intellectual Property & Patent Law


Patent Law is a growing career opportunity for scientists to transition into after obtaining their PhD or after a postdoctoral fellowship and continue to learn the cutting-edge research being developed. As scientific research progresses the need for scientific input is getting critical in terms of developing patent applications and also supporting scientific organizations and individuals…

NYAS Career Path Series: Consulting


A career in Consulting is a lucrative transition for individuals receiving degrees in STEM. Consulting firms value STEM individuals for their critical thinking skills, resolve to develop strategic and business problems. ¬†Consulting firms vary in size from boutiques that specialize in a particular industry to larger firms who consult on wider range of issues. In…

NYAS Career Path Series: Data Analysis


Data practitioners are valuable assets to organizations and decision making. Individuals with knowledge in data analytics utilize several technical tools to manage information and develop a succinct story that supports trends and directions for organizations to evolve and grow. ¬†A graduate or postdoctoral fellow a critical understanding of data management and assessment is critical in…