This blog post from the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education summarizes a recent webinar held by Science Careers. The discussion is focused on helping researchers make the decision between a career in academia or industry.

From the article: "In academic work, you will be expected to be a self-starter, comfortable with self-promotion, and will largely work independently, developing research questions on your own. In industry, you will also be expected to drive yourself, but with a view toward a common goal, and an understanding of what is expected of you as a member of a research team, based on objectives set at the beginning of your employment."

The webinar is paraphrased into 10 questions - a quick read for those thinking about what their next moves should be. You may also view the webinar by registering with Science Careers (a link is available in the blog post).

Industry vs. Academia: Which is Right for You?