SDN Members don't see this ad. (About Ads) I'm about to start a project with another student at Northwestern involving cardiac stem cells and the P.I. said we could get a paper published and I would be co-author. I'm not sure I want to pursue cardiology, but I thought it would be a good learning experience/pad my resume. I wanted to make sure do most student not get paid for something like this? Is it worth it to get a publication?