myIDP


Figuring out what kind of science career to pursue can be difficult, but an individual development plan (IDP) can help guide you through the process. myIDP is a free, Web-based career-planning tool that was created to help graduate students and postdocs in the sciences define and pursue their career goals. This index page contains a list of articles that will help you learn more about IDPs and show you how to get the most out of your IDP.

Create your IDP at http://myidp.sciencecareers.org.

Jim Austin and Bruce Alberts By turning introspection into a structured exercise, myIDP allows science trainees to translate a vague source of anxiety into a working plan.

Jennifer. A. Hobin, Cynthia. N. Fuhrmann, Bill Lindstaedt, and Philip S. Clifford Introducing myIDP, the first comprehensive, online tool to help you choose and pursue a science career.

Jennifer. A. Hobin, Cynthia. N. Fuhrmann, Bill Lindstaedt, and Philip S. Clifford Figuring out what you know—and what you need to know—is essential in training for a science career.

Bill Lindstaedt, Cynthia. N. Fuhrmann, Jennifer. A. Hobin,and Philip S. Clifford It may sound obvious, but when choosing a career path, you need to think hard about what you like to do—and what you don’t.

Bill Lindstaedt, Philip S. Clifford, Cynthia. N. Fuhrmann, and Jennifer. A. Hobin, Analyzing your deeply held values is a crucial step in choosing a career in science.

Bill Lindstaedt, Cynthia. N. Fuhrmann, Jennifer. A. Hobin, and Philip S. Clifford Once you’ve thought hard about your skills, interests, and values, it’s time to narrow the range of career options you ought to consider.

Bill Lindstaedt, Cynthia. N. Fuhrmann, Jennifer. A. Hobin, and Philip S. Clifford myIDP helps you cut through hearsay and conjecture and base your career choices on solid data and professional experience.

Philip S. Clifford, Bill Lindstaedt, Jennifer A. Hobin, Cynthia N. Fuhrmann

Philip S. Clifford, Jennifer A. Hobin, Cynthia N. Fuhrmann, Bill Lindstaedt

Cynthia N. Fuhrmann, Philip S. Clifford, Jennifer A. Hobin, Bill Lindstaedt To get the best possible start on your career, do your research, make a decision, and see where it takes you.

Cynthia N. Fuhrmann, Jennifer A. Hobin, Philip S. Clifford, Bill Lindstaedt

Philip S. Clifford, Cynthia N. Fuhrmann, Bill Lindstaedt, Jennifer A. Hobin

Jennifer A. Hobin, Steven K. Wendell, Darlene F. Zellers, Philip S. Clifford, Bill Lindstaedt, Cynthia N. Fuhrmann

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