6 Tips from Early Career Researchers to Remember on Good Days & Bad

“Anyone can have a great idea and pursue it vigorously, but early career researchers tend to be eager to make a positive impact, and aren’t burdened by ideas from their past.” -Cole Trapnell, CZI grantee and early career researcher from the University of Washington

1. Got questions? Ask them!

2. Is it failure or did you learn something?

3. Think big

4. Take care of yourself

5. Build your support network

6. Pay it forward

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