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    December 02, 2005

    A Non-Traditional Science Postdoc

    As I leave the familiar world of my doctorate program and return to the real world, I realize that I don’t
    need to go down the traditional path. I’ve realized that it's okay to take a less-traveled road.

    August 22, 2003

    Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 19: Two Roads Diverged

    is a body of research out there that would make me want to get up in the morning, thrilled to be alive. I'm just not working on it.

    January 28, 2000

    The Other Side of the Interview

    March 29, 2002

    Science Writer in Residence

    I sent out a round robin to a dozen heads of departments asking whether they would take me in as a science writer in residence.

    October 13, 2006

    Faculty Positions: Transferring Technology

    Intellectual property and technology transfer play important roles in today’s science. A scientist’s career can change dramatically through patents, which can spawn companies or funds for research. Moreover, some scientists create exciting careers by moving from the bench to a technology transfer office in academics, government, or industry.

    Fred Stutzman
    February 01, 2013

    Freedom Isn't Free

    To help him write his dissertation, computer scientist Fred Stutzman created an app that blocks online distractions.

    May 17, 2013

    It's Not Always the Best and Brightest (Part 2)

    Often, the people who get noticed are the ones who get hired.

    June 14, 2013

    Computer Scientists Get Wet

    By picking up the fundamentals of biology, computer scientists are contributing to the life sciences.

    October 21, 2013

    Internships Boost Postdocs' Skills, Worldliness, and Marketability

    Internships can give postdocs a better chance to succeed in careers outside research.

    January 31, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 31 January 2014

    In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

    February 07, 2014

    Elsewhere in Science, 7 February 2014

    In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

    March 19, 2014

    This is What a Healthy Job Market Looks Like

    The latest data from the Computing Research Association show signs of vigor in computer science employment.

    March 28, 2014

    Working in the Community to Reduce Health Disparities

    Kristi Allgood and her Chicago-based colleagues are working in the community to reduce breast cancer mortality in African-American women.

    May 20, 2014

    Forgive Me, Scientists, for I Have Sinned

    To be a proper scientist, is it necessary to conform to the standard template?

    July 16, 2014

    Telephone Technique, Part One

    Professional-level telephone technique can get you hired.

    August 11, 2014

    To get noticed, boost your CV

    There's no point in actively trying to get headhunted, but that doesn't mean you can't try to develop the qualities that people who do get recruited possess.

    October 23, 2014

    Nothing but networking

    The worst part of networking, our columnist says, is that it feels like spending time marketing yourself in lieu of doing science.

    December 21, 2001

    Avoid the Problem with Problem Solving

    There is a big problem with problem solving--most of the time the problem never really goes away.

    February 25, 2014

    Who's Looking at Your Data?

    When setting data-sharing policies, policymakers and others must consider their potential impact on early-career scientists.

    December 23, 2014

    Pure, stupid luck

    Sure, luck plays a role in science—but that shouldn’t mean that to succeed, you have to get lucky.