ABOUT DWIGHT LANE, PHD
Dwight Lane, PhD, is a scientist and engineer with a productive track record in innovation and creative problem-solving. He has designed and refined custom materials to mimic the natural protein-based materials of the underwater caddisfly, which materials were then used in the design of new drug delivery devices for Cystic Fibrosis.
By: Dwight Lane, PhD
Before Cheeky Scientist, 6-to-12-month contracts were the best I could get. Ultimately, my industry transition process took about 2 years and 1000 applications. After joining the Cheeky Scientist Association, it took only 3 months to land my dream job. Talk about a difference. The resume template was, I am quite sure, a major factor in this process. There was this thing called a “functional resume” where I could highlight all the relevant skills I learned as a graduate student – instead of showing that my only experience had been as a graduate student. This made a huge difference. Most of…