Balancing Professional and Personal Life

RECOMMENDED TOPICS

  • Setting goals and priorities
  • Managing time and stress
  • Setting realistic expectations
  • Making the right employment decision that fits one’s personality and lifestyle
  • Taking care of one’s self physically and emotionally

RESOURCES

Four-part series on managing stress in the workplace
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2009_01_23/caredit.a0900013

Women in science, family/career balance (2008)
http://womensissues.about.com/od/intheworkplace/a/WomenandScience_3.htm

Students questioning the academic career track (2009)
http://www.aaup.org/AAUP/pubsres/academe/2009/JF/Feat/maso.htm

Article discussing when to start a family in relation to career pathways
http://sciencereview.berkeley.edu/articles.php?issue=11&article=university