Choosing My Career Path from a Menu of Options

Omari J. Bandele, PhD
Government Research
Changing Careers
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My career path has been neither direct nor meticulously planned. As a graduate student at Vanderbilt, I would not have imagined myself participating in and leading toxicological studies as an FDA research fellow. Prior to finishing my doctoral thesis research, I was completely open to “alternative” career paths that would allow me to apply the transferable skills I acquired and honed during my graduate training. In addition, I wanted to ...