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    Sarah Blackford said:

    This is great advice distilled from the panel discussion into a very informative blog. Jenny Gimpel actually started her science communication career working as a press intern with me at the Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) during her PhD. There are many opportunities to do internships with learned societies and others – for a list of links to discussion lists, organisations and job sites go to my blog and scroll down to the ‘communication’ section: http://www.biosciencecareers.org/p/career-resources.html The SEB, Biochemical Society and Society of Biology also run an annual science communication training workshop in June each year – join our Facebook site to find out more: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/123728281043498/

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    Philip Connolly said:

    And if you are very brave you can consider the commercial side of science communication. There is the whole world of medical communications – everything to do with explaining new drugs to nurses, doctors, consultants; science PR and issues management. Science communication is not just about promoting science itself.

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    Sam Winters said:

    Talking about motivation. IMHO, one of the first thought that have motivated me is that there is a plenty of websites that might help you to get one. Including Naturejobs there are also indeed, getbetterjob, glassdoor, monster etc. SO if you can’t find nothing on one go to another, the amount of database is huse and there is a chance that there is something better waiting for you.