To Post-Doc or Not to Post-Doc

Jennie Si, PhD: To Post-Doc or Not to Post-Doc

When it's time to graduate and when it's important to start learning on the job.

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More Videos by Dr. Jennie Si

Negotiation in Preparation for Children
How a supportive department and a modified teaching schedule allowed for maternity leave.

Experience as an International Grad Student
Challenges of being international and female, particularly with regards to an academic career and the choice to have children.

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Si
The importance of learning over time and remaining positive in the face of criticism.

Thwarting Thoughts of Quitting
The importance of goal setting and using others' experiences to make strong choices about your own path.

Words of Wisdom: Dr. Si
The importance of learning over time and remaining positive in the face of criticism.

Experience as an International Grad Student
Challenges of being international and female, particularly with regards to an academic career and the choice to have children.

Process of a Day

Non-Progress Is Still Progress
The importance of peer relationships and the learning process that takes place despite concrete outcomes.

Proactive Approach and Adapting Environments
How to adapt experimental methods to match a lifestyle.

The Stress of the Last Year
Advice for balancing research and fun in graduate school.

Reflecting on "Why" and "How"
The importance of giving yourself credit and remembering why you are doing what you're doing.

How Do You Know When You're Ready?
The importance of learning from failed experiments.

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