Wednesday, December 18, 2013

A Chemjobber holiday tradition


As a public service to chemistry graduate students everywhere, I'm rerunning this post. (It's been updated.) Feel free to e-mail/print out and give to your family. 

8 comments:

  1. Postdocs will get the same questions. Happy holidays!!

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  2. I agree, it's applicable to postdocs and a lot of us academic folks on soft funds.

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  3. Won't work. Trust me.

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  4. Just take the damn job at MEGABIOGENE.

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    1. I heard it's going to be staffed by Kelly contractors who were people mostly fired from MEGABIOGENE a couple of years ago after they acquired XYLOZENEX and laid off a lot of the joint workforce.

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  5. Thoughtfully written and I understand the sentiment, but some of these questions might actually be helpful. I guess the message is that you should simply avoid asking those questions specifically during the holidays?

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    1. Perhaps!

      (Seriously now, I think the point that I'm trying to make is that a lot of these questions are thoroughly plowed ground by the median anxious graduate student/postdoc.)

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  6. I feel like I should walk home with this pinned to my chest like my 1st grader brings home important announcements from his teacher.

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