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    May 03, 2013

    A Prison Sentence for Altering Data

    A British scientist is going to prison for 3 months for falsifying data.

    November 14, 2014

    The point of it all

    A trip to Abu Dhabi reminded Ph.D. student Joseph Swift that it's not the career that really matters; it's the science and its applications.

    November 04, 2014

    Packaging workforce data for public consumption

    A new resource from the National Science Board makes data more accessible, but it also gives it a spin.

    May 18, 2007

    Public Opinion Research: Measuring Happiness

    For behavioral scientists considering a career in public polling research, it helps to have a fascination with numbers.

    Taken for Granted
    August 26, 2013

    Smart, Young, Female—and Out of Luck?

    Top Chinese university science programs—and also employers—discriminate against women applicants, reports say.

    April 04, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 4 April 2014

    STAP misconduct … DARPA goes biotech … chasing money in bioscience … what young scientists would do with extra time.

    June 25, 2014

    What’s Your Science Degree Worth?

    Yes, a new study says, going to college does make financial sense—especially if you major in a STEM field (or business).

    February 27, 1998

    Self-Assessment Exercises: A GRE for Your Ego and Superego

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS "...
    Taken for Granted
    June 20, 2013

    Project to Track Ph.D. Careers

    The Ph.D. Placement Project from the Chronicle of Higher Education aims to gather and report data on career outcomes for people with Ph.D.s.

    September 17, 2014

    The 2014 Vitae conference

    Here is a roundup of higher education news from this year’s Vitae Researcher Development International Conference.

    January 08, 1999

    Show Me the Money: New BIOTECanada Salary Survey Gives Us a Clue

    Been in academia all your life? Don't know how much you're worth in the real world? Well, in Canada, a new salary...
    May 19, 2006

    Making a Difference: Work as a Chemical Engineer

    "I feel like I'm making a useful contribution not only to the company but to the environment," says chemical engineer John Ma of Dow Chemical Canada.

    August 15, 2013

    Your Personal Marketing Plan

    The key to getting hired is to define and communicate your unique value proposition.

    April 14, 2014

    Another Call to Reform Biomedical Research and Training

    Four prominent scientist-administrators call on policymakers to reform a system that discourages "even the most outstanding prospective students from entering our profession."

    July 15, 2005

    Careers in Clinical Molecular Genetics

    "If you want to have a safe job--a job for life--then clinical molecular genetics is it, no doubt about it." - Maximilian Muenke

    Patrick Canupp
    January 11, 2013

    Science on the Fast Track

    NASCAR is hiring mechanical engineers and aerodynamics scientists to shave milliseconds off lap times and push racecars to their limits.

     
    March 04, 2014

    Careers in Statistics Evolve and Expand

    The emergence of data science has statisticians hopping.

    December 11, 1998

    Preventing Burnout: Learning About the "Whys" of Job Satisfaction

    TOOLING UP COLUMNS The practice of "headhunting" became popular after World War II when many executive and professional...
    September 24, 2014

    Wanted: Collaborative life-scientists for drug discovery

    A restructuring pharmaceuticals industry is looking for life scientists who can work together across disciplines within smaller companies.

    August 06, 1999

    Industrial Postdocs: The Pros and Cons of Doing an Industrial Postdoc

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