Science Career's Careers Away From the Bench provides a wealth of information for those considering opportunities away from bench research. If you've been considering a career in technology transfer, patent law, policy-making, consulting or other fields, this resources is a must-see.

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"Increasingly, Ph.D.-level scientists are searching for career opportunities beyond bench research. Not only are scientists interested in pursuing nonresearch-based careers, but the contrast between the number of graduate students and postdocs, and the limited availability of tenure-track faculty positions means that these are no longer "alternative" career options. From technology specialists to patent attorneys to policy advisers, you can learn more about the sorts of careers that scientists can pursue and the skills you will need to develop in order to succeed in nonresearch careers."

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Away From The Bench Booklet