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The Pocket Card Monthly QR Exclusive - May 2023

Thank you for ordering one of our popular STEM Pocket Tools and scanning the QR code to reach this page! This page is exclusively for holders of these cards and will have new content, freebies, resources and discounts every calendar month.

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May Discount:

Want to have some more fun in your lab? How about leaving ridiculous phrases and passive-aggressive rants on your lab fridge or white board with science-themed word magnets? Like any good party game, having a limited number of words introduces creative constraints. That's what makes it so fun. 
For May get $1.50 off every Word Magnet set you buy with the code WORDSMITH! We're only allowing 5 more uses of this code because we don't usually discount them. Choose from 11 different sets ranging from Chemistry to Academia!

May Resource - Negotiating for vacation:

Many of you might be starting new steps in your careers this summer. If you're in the USA you might not be getting quite as much vacation as you hoped for! I ran into this myself when I started my first job, but after two years was able to renegotiate and nearly double my vacation time! I wrote about it in this blog post. Follow these tips to get yourself a better deal, no matter what stage you're in!

      May News - The Pocket Paleontologist is ready for your next expedition!

      Designed for fossil-hunters and rock hounds to measure, photograph, and sketch anything they find right away. It's our first Pocket card in the life sciences, and we had some help designing it from professional paleontologists! See all the fun details and my super fun photo shoot on the product page


            Lab Coat Project Update:

            The first 30 lab coats are being made now! This is a sample run of our intended design to let our 30 Beta Testers fix any more design flaws before full production. Keep an eye on our Instagram for more updates!

            Just for fun:

            Just when you think professors have all the answers...

            Science cartoons by Tom Gauld


            Did you miss last month? Check out our archive:

            *Note: Discount codes will no longer be active and some links may be broken.

            March 2023 - Lab coats affect your mental health?

            February 2023 - STEM books that won't put you to sleep

            January 2023 - AI Chat and SciArt

            December 2022 - SciComm video editing tools

            November 2022 - Focus timer 

            October 2022 - Career skills workshops

            September 2022 - Conservation in the laboratory

            August 2022 - Join a study to help scientists

            July 2022 - Lab Coat Materials Ultimate Guide

            June 2022 - Neuroscience Podcasts and Lab Coat Update

            May 2022 - Science Learning Centers near you

            April 2022 - The Pocket Physicist Launch and Best Math Blogs

            February 2022 - Fantastic Physics Blogs

            January 2022 - Pleasure reading for engineers

            December 2021 - Easy lab process diagrams

            November 2021 - Free STEM icons for your presentations

            October 2021 - WebPlotDigitzer and Lab Coats

            September 2021 - Engineering Podcasts

            August 2021 - STEM Holiday Calendar

            July 2021 - STEM on TikTok

            June 2021 - Productivity resources

            May 2021 - SciComm on Social Media

            April 2021 - Sustainability in the lab

            March 2021 - Gifts for Engineers

            February 2021- Focus on reading papers

            January 2021 - Focus on interviewing

            December 2020 - Inspirational reading for graduate students

            November 2020 - Graduate application resources

            October 2020 - Voting for Science

            September 2020 - New Lab Art Photography

            August 2020 - The Pocket Chemist Exam Edition launch!

            July 2020 - Word Magnet Launch!

            June 2020 - Constant giveaways and learning to code

            May 2020 - Time to get writing?

            April 2020 - Quarantine life and a new retro sticker!

            March 2020 - Focus on Best Chemistry Blogs

            February 2020 - Focus on Digital tools for chemistry

            January 2020 - Focus on Outreach

            December 2019 - Focus on Social Media Accounts for Scientists

            November 2019 - Focus on Helpful Reading for Grad Students

            October 2019 - Focus on Chemistry and Chemistry Resources

            September 2019 - Focus on Science Podcasts

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