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    March 11, 2005

    Careers in National Cybersecurity - The Good Guys Against the Darknet

    This is a high-stakes game with no place for amateurs.

    September 24, 2010

    Making Each Other More Human

    The 50-year partnership of Donald and Ada Olins is based on good communication and a shared passion for chromatin structure.

    May 04, 2012

    Translational Volcanology

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

    December 07, 2012

    Getting Back Your Mojo

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

    January 13, 2006

    Scientists in the Civil Service

    "For me it is exciting to work both in scientific research and policy consultancy," says Dr. Hartmut Nies, Head of the marine chemistry section of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency in Germany.

    June 16, 2006

    NASA Cutbacks Cause Uncertainty Among Space Researchers

    "These are pipeline programs; these are the programs that produce both human capital and technologies, and NASA basically disrupted the pipeline," says Lennard Fisk, a space science professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,and co-author of a National Research Council Report.

    March 20, 2013

    Making Sense of Your Self-Assessment

    Once you've thought hard about your skills, interests, and values, it's time to narrow the range of career options you ought to consider.

    Knatokie Ford
    May 22, 2013

    Forging the Way for Other Minority Scientists

    A desire to prove to disadvantaged students that they, too, could be successful carried Knatokie Ford through her graduate program at Harvard.

    August 22, 2013

    Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: The Challenges of Interdisciplinary Science

    The hardest part of interdisciplinary collaborations is collaborating in an interdisciplinary way.

    January 06, 2014

    Foreign Scientists in India Take Good With Bad

    India welcomes scientists from abroad, but living and working there remains a challenge for many Westerners.

    April 09, 2014

    When an Interview (Seemingly) Goes All Wrong

    How quickly you regain composure after an embarrassing moment or unexpected personal question could determine whether or not you get the job.

    July 30, 2014

    Scrutinizing NSF research

    Rachael Allbritten and Aaron Manka started off pursuing academic research careers, but they ended up investigating research crimes.

    March 11, 2005

    Science in Defense - Canadian Careers in National Security Research

    February 18, 2005

    Bridging the Worlds of Science and Public Policy

    "Even if you are not doing science when you are an advisor, you definitely bring your training as a scientist to the table – and this can be of great benefit," says Nancy Kingsbury, Science Advisor at Natural Resources Canada.

    March 18, 2005

    Dirty Bombs and Other Career Stories of a Defense Scientist

    "We can basically go into a terrorist's apartment and confirm that he had in his possession nuclear material."

    March 11, 2005

    Careers in National Security: The Defense Intelligence Agency

    Duties might include tracking and analyzing foreign weapons systems and capabilities; coding and maintaining weapon system simulations; C and C++ programming; keeping tabs on foreign threat capabilities against ground, naval, air, and space weapon systems; or maintaining contacts with counterparts elsewhere in the intelligence community and in government and industry.

    NIH Building
    April 15, 2013

    Looking Broadly to Find the Best

    An NIH recruiting program for intramural scientists flips the job application script, seeking out talented scientists first and then figuring out where and how to employ them.

    September 24, 2013

    Narrowing the Choices: What Career Path is Right for You?

    To get the best possible start on your career, do your research, make a decision, and see where it takes you.

    April 01, 2014

    Research on a Shoestring in India

    At mid-level institutions in India, researchers learn to thrive with limited funding and other resources.

    Taken for Granted
    March 31, 2014

    The Price of Panic

    Recurring scares about purported science talent "shortages" damage both science and scientists, a new book shows.

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