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    December 10, 2004

    Academic Scientists at Work: The Job Talk

    You need to tell an intriguing story about your research. Everyone in the audience has to understand it, each at a level appropriate to them.

    September 25, 2009

    Public-Private Partnerships: A Recipe For Success?

    The global financial crisis has beaten down science budgets everywhere. So it's no surprise that science-spending forecasts for Europe are grim.

    December 16, 2013

    Improve Your Productivity in Graduate School

    A former graduate student provides suggestions for a more efficient and productive—and ultimately more rewarding—Ph.D. experience.

    October 24, 2003

    Eyes Wide Open

    This article comes to you through a collaboration between Next Wave and Science's aging knowledge environment,
    SAGE KE. The joint venture is supported by the
    AARP Andrus Foundation.

    April 23, 2010

    Mythbusting for Academics: Considering a Job in Biotech/Pharma

    Although academia and industry differ in many ways, the two environments are ultimately more similar than they are different.

    July 27, 2007

    A Guide to NSF Success

    "A strong application always demonstrates an appreciation of the background of the field, with appropriate references to the results of others."

    November 21, 2008

    Finance's Quant(um) Mechanics

    One of the earliest "alternative" science careers, quantitative finance is now deeply embedded in the world's finance industry.

    December 19, 2008

    A Young Scientist at the Forefront of Cell Reprogramming

    Curiosity, boldness, and single-mindedness won Austrian scientist Konrad Hochedlinger a place in cell reprogramming, Science’s breakthrough of the year for 2008.

    January 09, 2009

    Archaeology for Fun and Profit

    For-profit companies focused on compliance with government regulations provide career opportunities for archaeologists.

    January 30, 2009

    Feet on the Ground, Head in the Sky

    Spaniard Juan A. Añel has established himself quickly in atmospheric physics while still finding time for other professional activities.

    January 08, 2010

    Perspective: Sell Yourself -- Refining the Personal Statement

    A career adviser offers tips on writing a critical piece of your graduate school application.

    June 17, 2011

    Tooling Up: Find an Outlet for Stress or Move On

    Workplace stress is intensifying in the sciences. Here are some ways of dealing with it.

    September 14, 2012

    YouTube at the Bench

    Video technology has the potential to dramatically improve the dissemination of lab protocols and techniques.

    September 20, 2002

    Passage From India: Research, Respect, and Return

    "The Indian education system is producing record numbers of graduates with advanced science degrees, but the current research environment in India cannot effectively tap their potential."

    October 25, 2001

    The NAGPS Survey: What DO America's Grad Students Think of Their Programs?

    It's a real problem when Ph.D.s can't function outside the university.

    May 21, 2004

    Tooling Up: Pick a Peck of Postdocs

    Are you following the path of least resistance?

    February 23, 2001

    Scientific Careers in Biotech Start-ups, Part II

    May 26, 2000

    How Not to Kill a Grant Application, Part Five: The Facts of the Case Thus Far

    "Facts, Hercule, facts! Nothing matters but the facts. Without them the science of criminal investigation is nothing...
    October 11, 2002

    SHARED Scientific Knowledge for the Developing World

    "Working with colleagues in developing countries is one of the most enriching experiences in life ..."

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