Finding a rewarding career starts with self-awareness: What do you like doing? What do you find most rewarding in your current work? Start by reflecting on what you enjoy most (and least) about your science.


 

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STEP 1: CONSIDER YOUR INTERESTS, NEEDS, PRIORITIES, AND STRENGTHS

It all starts with YOU. Before you begin identifying careers, start by understanding what you actually like to do.

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STEP 2: IDENTIFY TOP CAREERS

Once you have identified your skills, interests, and values, now it's time to choose some career options that will allow you to thrive.

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STEP 3: CAREER OPTIONS DEEP DIVE

Now that you have a better understanding of your interests and have found some potential careers, it's time to get some detailed information. If you're not quite at that point, go back to steps 1 or 2 and continue brainstorming or schedule a coaching session with the CDO to get some feedback. But if you're ready to learn more, let's take that deeper dive into your future career options!

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