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Submitted By: Amanda Dumsch
Dear OITE Career Blog Readers, Writing effective and professional e-mail correspondence is an important skill to master early on in your career. The OITE has created a comprehensive guide on “How to Write Effective Professional Email” to help guide you, but there are many sections where one can go awry, including: subject line, greeting and the actual body of the email. Today though, we will focus on email closings and signature blocks. What’s in an e-mail sign-off?
Submitted By: Amanda Dumsch

In the first part of this series, we talked about how to identify a good mentor. Now that you have done so, how do you cultivate and maintain that relationship? Identifying a mentor is not an easy task; making it work can be even more challenging. In this blog, we will give you some tips to help foster and maintain your mentoring relationships. Take ownership of your career Take charge; remember you are the one in control! Think about your career goals in the short-term and long-term.

Submitted By: Amanda Dumsch

Name: Elizabeth Grice, PhD

Job Title & Company: Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia, PA

How long you’ve been in your current job: 1 year, 8 months

Postdoc Advisor, IC: Julie Segre, NHGRI

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