Genetics as a Career
Genetics as a Career -Ms. Swati Salunkhe in this episode talks about the field Genetics. Genetics is a part of modern biology and biotechnology. It involves study of hereditary and factors governing it. The field involves research work, the way biological characteristics are transmitted from one generation to another. Genetic Engineering is a laboratory technique used by scientists to change laboratory technique used by scientists to change the DNA of living organisms. The work involves extracting the DNA out of one organism, changing it using chemicals or radiation and subsequently putting it back into the same or a different organism. They also study how traits and characteristics are transmitted through the generations, and how genetic disorders are caused. Their research involves researching the causes and discovering potential cures if any. To get in to the field one can start after class 12th with Science as background. Very few universities are giving genetics as specialization at undergraduate level but being interdisciplinary study by itself most of the universities are offering at the master’s level. It could be done after MBBS, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biology, and Microbiology. Along with this on requires certain personality traits like judgment capability, being organized, analytical skills, methodological approach, observation skills, stamina to work long hours, patience and be a team player. Job prospects are available in the field of Medical sciences, Pharmaceutical companies, Agriculture sector, Biotechnology industries and industries dealing with production, manufacture and research in biological and allied products.. Genetics is a field for individual who would like to go beyond to know what a physical body does or what makes a person and how things can be made better. Be it human being, animals or plant products. If one wants to rechange, redefine the human life and environment then one can consider genetics as the field as a career.
Effect of Career Indecision
While we see many parents who decide their child’s career as early as possible, there is another class that delays the career decision.
Role of Parents in resolving Career Confusion
We saw in the previous article that parents are confused, in today’s article let’s see what parents can do to clear this confusion. Parents can help reduce confusion in their child’s career decision-making process by keeping the following points in mind.
Confusion of Parents in choosing suitable career for children
Along with the students appeared for the board exams, their parents were also under stress. They are aware that the real test will begin after the results.
Factors Affecting Children’s Career
I want to be a blogger”, “I’m going to be a chef”, “I’m going to have a start-up”, “I don’t want to have a typical 9-5 job” – many kids start their careers with/having/keeping these dreams in mind.
Managing Finances Overseas
Studying abroad can be a wonderful experience for a student. It gives them a great opportunity to experience a different education system, see new places and meet new people.
Documentation Required for Studying Overseas
A university application package documents a student’s academic and personal achievements. A host of queries line up in a student’s mind making an application a challenging task. What documents do I need, how do I get them, etc.
Last Minute Exam Preparation
Last Minute Exam Preparation – The prelims’ are a reality check for students as the results help students to find out areas of their strengths and where more preparations are needed.
Exam Anxiety – Exams have always been viewed as a challenge; but after the pandemic, it has increased more than ever. Though we know that exams are a test of students’ knowledge, and their ability to grasp and recall the concepts that had been taught to them.
Exams will be offline!!
Exams will be offline!! This thought itself has troubled many youngsters. For the past 2 years, students were tired, bored studying from home, and desperately waiting for schools/colleges to re-open. Their wish was certainly granted but lasted only a while when they realized that exams will not be offline.
New Career Myths & Facts
New Career Myths & Facts – About Career – Career Development – As new career myths & facts evolve, the myths regarding careers also are re-generated. So, today, let’s explore some myths prevailing and the facts around it. 1. Chef means my kid would work as waiter a. A chef‘s is expected to be in …
Instead of celebrating the joy of passing and securing amazing marks in10th standard; many students have got a little irritated about the fact they have to prepare again for the next exam. While they were happy that there was no board exam, they are upset with the…
Results and Parents
Results and Parents – Reporting Test Result To Parent – Sharing Examination Information with Students & Parents – Exams panic students and results panic parents. This phenomenon has been on forever and will be on forever. But this year, there has been relief for both. No exams for students and …