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My Career Journey So Far

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In this blog post I’m going to talk about specific aspects of my career journey so far. In my last post about my story, I spoke about why I decided to study Biology and then pivot to a non-academic career. Here I’ll delve deeper into my decision to do more business-focused roles in science industries. I’ll also tell you about challenges I’ve faced along my career journey and how I’ve overcome these.

Deciding to do business roles

My decision to do business-roles in science industries was based …

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My Story and Why I Started Outside The Lab

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Hi everyone! I wanted to share my story and why I started Outside The Lab. All my experience, academically, professionally, and personally, led me to creating this website. My aim is to provide advice for science graduates on getting the right job for you outside of academia. I have had many experiences so far that have contributed to my career development. These form the basis of the content that I can share with you to help you progress in your career. I’ll start with telling you about me from…

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Behind the Scenes at Museum Collections

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During my time volunteering at the Science Museum in London, I had the opportunity to visit their National Collections Centre. They store objects and archives that are not currently on display in museum exhibitions but may be in the future. This visit opened my eyes to what contributes to running museums and all the things we don’t see as visitors. So many things go on in the background, contributing to amazing displays that we explore with fascination and learn from.

What happens at a collecti…

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