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Balbes Consultants LLC

Scientific Communication Services Since 1992



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Technical Writing/Editing

Typical projects include:

  • Grant proposals
  • Peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Conference abstracts and posters
  • Public-facing reports
  • Documentation for the pharmaecutical and medical device industries, including software documentation

I have worked for over 75 clients and organizations, and have successfully completed hundreds of projects. For more details, view a resume, professional activities, comments from previous clients, or find me on LinkedIn.

Career Development for Scientists

As the author of "Nontraditional Careers for Chemists: New Formulas for Chemistry Careers" (Oxford University Press), as well as a career consultant and international workshop presenter for 30 years, I have vast experience with career development for scientists, and especially nontraditional career paths. I offer custom workshops on topics including:
  • Nontraditional Careers for Chemists/Scientists (undergradute through retirement)
  • Use of New Technologies to Enhance Your Career (LinkedIn, social media...)
  • Career Development for Scientists
    • Industrial Careers and Resumes
    • Academic Careers and CVs
    • Career Paths in the Federal Government
  • Interviewing
  • Networking

I have also collected resources regarding career development for scientists.

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