Title
Soft skills : an important asset acquired from organizing regional student group activities Soft skills : an important asset acquired from organizing regional student group activities
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Sciences. Mathematics and Computer Science
Publication type
article
Publication
San Francisco, Calif. ,
Subject
Mathematics
Chemistry
Biology
Computer. Automation
Source (journal)
PLoS computational biology. - San Francisco, Calif.
Volume/pages
10(2014) :7 , 3 p.
ISSN
1553-734X
1553-734X
Article Reference
e1003708
Carrier
E-only publicatie
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
Contributing to a student organization, such as the International Society for Computational Biology Student Council (ISCB-SC) and its Regional Student Group (RSG) program, takes time and energy. Both are scarce commodities, especially when you are trying to find your place in the world of computational biology as a graduate student. It comes as no surprise that organizing ISCB-SC-related activities sometimes interferes with day-to-day research and shakes up your priority list. However, we unanimously agree that the rewards, both in the short as well as the long term, make the time spent on these extracurricular activities more than worth it. In this article, we will explain what makes this so worthwhile: soft skills.
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