CHAPTER 3Fast Track into ManagementInternships and Fellowships for Novices and Experienced Professionals

“That summer pretty much settled things. I think I knew fromthat point on that I was going to be a physicist.”—DEBORAH JIN, WINNER OF THE 2003 MACARTHUR FOUNDATION GRANT,ON HER SUMMER RESEARCH JOB AT GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER

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