Exploring career options and choosing to pursue a non-profit position
Author : Yung S. Lie, Ph.D.
Making the decision to leave an academic research career is a significant mental hurdle. The next step is then deciding what type of new career you want to pursue. When I got to this point, I struggled because I didn’t know what my options could be. I knew that I wanted to continue to use my scientific background and training in a more applied way.