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While postdocs and young faculty members might be at the bottom of the career totem pole, that does not mean they can't reap the benefits of their training early on. Peter Fiske, co-founder of the technology company RAPT Industries and author of a book on career development for scientists called Put Your Science To Work, says young scientists should consider technical consulting as part of their career paths from the moment they have their graduate degrees in hand.

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