[ FREE Advice to Rocket Scientists A Career Survival Guide for Scientists and Engineers ] By Jim Longuski – memorycardzoo.co.uk
Are in an academic program full time you CAN T GET A FULL TIME JOB This is not brain surgery If you commit yourself in one way it makes you inflexible in other ways I have a friend that did his BSEMSPhD straight and I picked up two MS while working full time he commented to me when he time He commented to me when he school that His Path Was A Mistake Because He Had Very Little path was a mistake because he had very ittle experience and he spent too many years getting very Using Twitter For Business (Stuff Made Simple Book 4) little pay and no 401k etc By the time he d graduated I d had several years of work experience and had earned promotions etc c He claims you can take a job offer based on whether youike the boss In good economic times when students are flush with offers this may be true But when it s high unemployment people will take any job they can get period He wrote this book in 2004 when things were already going south which shows that he has been too isolated in academia to realize that things had changedd Although he mentions in his preface about how he d ike to see women in engineeringscience he never once addresses the substantial issues relating to women in those professions For example women that get pregnant prior to academic tenure regardless of discipline will not be promoted If you think I m
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I found this book at a friendcolleague s place and I am so mad that I didn t read it in freshman year as he did There are so many nudgets of wisdom in this book It accurately describes the workplace at a job or an academic instit SWE D Book Club Nov 2009This book is not marketed correctlythe author claims it it is a career survival guideno it s not it s how to and your first job and how to work in academia that s it I ve been working for 10 years and I found zero benefit from any of this #most of his career advice I already knew myself It s Really #of his career advice I already knew myself It s Really For Graduating Undergraduate Engineering Students Because It Discusses geared for graduating undergraduate engineering students because it discusses writing interviewing negotiating offers etc The other main portion of the book is a brief overview of pursing a career in academia This author makes several points that I strongly disagree witha He advises that you should have a paragraph description of every course you ve had even reuired ones Seriously I normally advise people to ist the titles of elective courses and that s it My resume is "Five Pagesit Would Be " pagesit would be if I did something stupid ike thatb He thinks you should go straight to grad school if the job market sucks NO NO NO NO It s one thing to take classes part time while ooking but if you. A former NASA engineer and astronautics professor offers down to earth advice and recommended rea.