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Tackling Obstacles Resource Guide

Published on: Jan 3, 2024

This guide is designed to provide you with advice on overcoming common professional barriers. Below are a few suggested resources and discussion prompts. Use only the resources that will aid you in making progress on the goals you have set with your mentor. Read more about each prompt.

  • Dealing with stress
  • Work-life balance
  • To postdoc or not?
  • Dealing with rejection
  • Building resilience 
  • Working with difficult people
  • Coping with a toxic work environment 
  • Shifting careers
  • Leveraging industry experience for academic opportunities 
  • Landing a job that is not your dream job