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    August 14, 1998

    Tooling Up Index

    Since 1998, the best career advice for industry-bound scientists.

    January 01, 2010

    Coming to America: Doing a Postdoc in the U.S.

    The logistics can be intimidating, but there are rewards in going to the United States for a postdoc.

    September 24, 2004

    Opportunities in Computer Science Research

    "Something quite unique about computer science: We don't have a postdoc tradition. That's because we have historically had so many positions available in Ph.D.-granting departments and available for fresh Ph.D.s. Traditionally, when you get your Ph.D. [in computer science], you've got some place to go. There was always more demand than there was supply, and industry was soaking up half."

    October 10, 2003

    Science Advisors Part 2: Getting On

    "Without the mistakes I probably wouldn't have learnt some valuable lessons."

    August 14, 2014

    New initiatives offer child-care solutions to traveling scientists

    Some professional societies, funders, and institutions are seeking solutions to the conference child-care problem.

    September 11, 2014

    Engineers strut their global stuff

    Engineers are stepping up with a new mindset to solve health problems in the developing world.

    September 11, 1998

    A Step-By-Step Protocol for Networking, Part Two

    TOOLING UP COLUMNS In my last column, "A Protocol for Networking, Part One," I presented a list of networking...
    February 16, 2007

    Mastering Your PhD: Dealing with Setbacks

    Your best weapon is focused, methodical, patient effort.

    June 29, 2007

    Mastering Your PhD: Strength in Numbers

    “Used properly, this tool will encourage you, and your lab mates, to operate outside your normal mode of thinking.”

    January 27, 2012

    Your Voice: Your Passport to Authority

    A more relaxed, decisive, and authoritative voice can be a definite asset in a scientific career.

    March 09, 2012

    Biotech Training Programs Expand Employment Options

    Trainees who obtain industry-appropriate training during their graduate careers are more easily finding a diverse array of jobs throughout the life sciences industry.

    May 04, 2012

    Translational Volcanology

    There is still a gap between modeling-based predictions and deciding when to evacuate a city.

    May 25, 2012

    Content Collection: Lab Management

    New group leaders need to learn how to manage people, projects, finances, and more.

    December 07, 2012

    Getting Back Your Mojo

    Psychologists share tips for figuring out what's sapping your enthusiasm—and how to get it back.

    September 26, 2003

    Science Advisors Part 1: Starting Out

    I still don't know if I am successful, but I sure like this job.

    April 26, 2002

    Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 4: Meet the Potentially (Dys)functional Family--My Lab

    With all of the personalities and projects out there, the quest for a perfect fit is much like a search for the perfect pair of jeans.

    October 26, 2001

    From Dutch Pyramid Into Babel's Tower?

    The base of the scientific pyramid is becoming smaller and smaller and erosion at the top won't be repaired with stones making their way upward.

    May 02, 2003

    The Medicon Valley Region: Academia and Industry Join Forces in Research and Training

    "While graduates can easily head into an industry career because of the network connections they make, their science is deemed "worthy" enough to keep them on the academic ladder as well."

    April 26, 2002

    French Science: Storming the Bastille

    Several new programs are helping young scientists achieve unprecedented levels of independence in France--although revolutionary change in the "mandarin system" of powerful lab chiefs may be a long way off

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