I do advise my students to be broad and open-minded in their thinking when it comes to careers. I mean basically what you want is somebody to have a great career and to be happy; and so my advice to students is to don’t do what’s going to make you… Continue Reading Career advice from the “Edison of medicine” | MIT’s Robert Langer

I don’t think I’ve ever been afraid of death which is perhaps an effect of being in the industry. You can see that once someone’s passed away I really do feel like they aren’t there. I think there is a lot to learn about life from death. The first day… Continue Reading The Mortician: Making Dead Bodies Beautiful

[ Background music ]>>This started out as a job and ended up to be a career path. When I first started working here, I didn’t think I’d be here after 31 years. It’s just turned into a career. An operator watches over the equipment and the process in a facility.… Continue Reading What does it take to be a water treatment plant operator?

Being a Medical Officer at NIAID in particular, but probably for NIH in general, means that as a physician what one does is oversee clinical studies and clinical trials that are going on to try and advance our understanding of different diseases and also how different interventions or diagnostics might… Continue Reading NIH Job: Medical Officer

How to Perfect the Elevator Pitch. If you happen to run into your ideal employer or business partner, in an elevator – or anywhere else for that matter – you’ll have about 30 seconds or less to wow them. Here’s how to do it. You will need Skills or ideas… Continue Reading How to Perfect the Elevator Pitch

More than 2000 years of practice informs the work of modern day acupuncturists. They practice the skill of inserting thin needles into the skin to induce pain relief and improve symptoms. Acupuncturists use an energy map of points on the body to guide their work. The stimulation of these points… Continue Reading 29-1199.01 – Acupuncturists