The Cure - CAREER SNAPSHOT
ONE PERSON'S JOURNEY FOLLOWING THEIR PASSION INTO FINDING THE CURE
Meet Bryan Mott, A Chemical Medical Research Scientist
Bryan Mott, Ph.D., is a chemical medical research scientist at the National Institutes of Health. In school, Bryan was interested in math and science. After the loss of several people close to him, he became passionate about promoting human health. His passion opened the pathway to research involving genetics. Now he creates drugs to treat diseases, like malaria, tuberculosis, cancer, and Ebola. Mott earned a BS and MS degree at George Mason University, then a Ph.D. in chemistry at Johns Hopkins University. Brian's philosophy for success is enthusiasm, dedication, and perseverance.
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The Cure - Career Pathway Questions to Consider - Step #20
Your post-voyage reflection:
Have you taken some key high school courses you need to get yourself started on the pathway?
Which summer activity are you eager to pursue in order to validate your interest in this career field?
What “Lifelong” learning pathways will you take upon leaving high school? You can choose among full-time employment, apprenticeships, armed services and post-secondary education, which are all sound choices.
If you choose a college pathway, what major and courses would you choose to study at a two-year or four-year college?
What other activities are you eager to explore to increase your success chances of entering the field of employment after completion of high school or college?
When ready, what type of full-time employment opportunities will you choose?
If relevant, which apprenticeship program(s) would you join for on-the-job training leading to full-time employment?
If you are interested in the military's “FREE” education and training in a field you would like to pursue, which military service would you consider and why?
Did you enjoy this career pathway adventure?
Would you like to try another pathway?
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