Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 396, Issue 2, pp 541–546 | Cite as

The importance of asking, mentoring and building networks for academic career success - a personal and social science perspective

Building a Professional Career

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry1 University of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice1 University of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA

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