Our articles and books cover a range of topics relevant to the career development of scientists: career options, skill development and science communication, to name just a few. We exclusively write for high-quality publications like Science Careers, Naturejobs, Chemistry World or Nachrichten aus der Chemie. In this section you can find links to the original articles, sometimes with a translation to English and/ or the texts themselves. Please consider our copyright when using these texts.
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Gramich, P. Security vs. employability. Chemistry World.
Janert, J. Start für Naturwissenschaftler- Das Leben nach der Uni. Frankfurter Allgemeine, Article based on an interview with Philipp Gramlich and other career experts.
Gramlich, P, Bodewits, K. Filling in industry skills gaps. Chemistry World.
Bodewits, K. Working from home because of COVID-19? Here are 10 ways to spend your time. Science Careers.
Giltner, D. M., Gramlich, P. How to get research funding from industry. Chemistry World.
Bodewits, K., Gramlich, P. The time, life, and career management workbook for natural and life scientists. eBook.
Haha…. we have been writing a career guide that got published in 2016 😉
Bodewits, K. Always scrambling to get things done? A simple tool can help you stay on track. May 2022.
Bodewits, K. Scientists, look beyond ‘academia versus industry’ when considering careers. March 2022.
Bodewits, K. Science is a team effort, but communication differences can undermine that. February 2022.
Bodewits, K. To establish new professional connections at conferences, avoid these pitfalls. November 2021.
Bodewits, K. Scientists, get out of the lab for career exploration. September 2021.
Bodewits, K. Idealist or pragmatist? For a successful job search, know your priorities. August 2021.
Bodewits, K. Scientists, let’s talk about cash—and the financial realities of career choices. April 2021.
Bodewits, K. Hesitant about virtual networking? Adjust your approach to harness the benefits. Feb 2021.
Bodewits, K. To get most out of your workday, consider your ‘inner clock’. Dec 2020.
Bodewits, K. To get a nonacademic job, you need to learn the jargon. Oct 2020.
Bodewits, K. For job searches in a crisis, concessions and creativity are key. July 2020.
Bodewits, K. When applying for nonacademic jobs, think creatively about your transferable skills. June 2020.
Bodewits, K. Why you should craft multiple plans for your future career. Apr 2020.
Bodewits, K. Three bad reasons to do a postdoc. Feb 2020.
Bodewits, K. Think about career planning throughout grad school—not just at the very end. Nov 2019.
Bodewits, K. Be proud of your resume, wobbles and all. Oct 2019.
Bodewits, K. For career support, tap your network! It’s deeper than you realize. Aug 2019.
Bodewits, K. Share your science with a story. Jun 2019.
Bodewits, K. You’ve accomplished more than you think. Apr 2019.
Nachrichten aus der Chemie
The career columns we write for Nachrichten aus der Chemie are published in German. We are in the process of translating them to English, see the small but growing selection below.
See here the list of the German originals:
The short storys in Labjournal are only available in German