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    September 12, 2014

    Multicultural Relationships: Working Across Industries

    Researchers share their advice on collaborating with colleagues in different work environments.

    June 13, 2014

    An Explosion Of Bioinformatics Careers

    Big data is pouring out of life sciences research, creating ample opportunities for scientists with computer science expertise.

    November 20, 2014

    The road to Ebola

    For scientists conducting basic research on the Ebola virus, evolving priorities are a way of life.

    October 10, 2008

    Leadership, Stability, and Social Responsibility

    Annual survey of the top 20 life science employers.

    October 02, 2009

    Innovation More Critical Than Ever

    The year 2009 has been a time of change for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. With a weakened global economy and dwindling drug pipelines, many of the companies that made the list of Science's 2009 top employers are finding that maintaining innovation through collaborations and partnerships is critical to success.

    August 03, 2007

    The Curt Flood Effect

    "We hear persistent reports of postdocs and other folks working on grants who are either forbidden to take maternity leave or told that if they do, they'll be fired." --Joan Williams

    October 05, 2007

    Making Mentoring Mandatory

    "If, in the course of the day, faculty spend some time talking about their career and careers in general, it wouldn’t be something they would have to keep a note of in a logbook and say, ‘Oh, this isn’t research-related.’ ”--Joseph Ellis

    October 12, 2007

    Bouncing Back in a New Country

    His cultural identity has not caused any real hardships or put any of his professional goals out of reach, Bounceur feels.

    December 14, 2007

    Internships Offer Ph.D.s Early Leap Into Job Market

    "It's like the television show
    The Apprentice: If you see someone for 6 weeks, you are a lot more convinced that they are the right fit for your company than if they turn up for an hourlong interview." --Rebecca Dowsett, University of Nottingham

    December 14, 2007

    Short-Term Science

    Sometimes, accepting a contract position is what an employee needs to jump-start a career.

    December 21, 2007

    Mastering Your Ph.D.: Writing Your Doctoral Thesis With Style

    Like any big undertaking, writing a thesis is easier if you break it down into smaller steps.

    February 01, 2008

    What's Ahead for Early-Career Scientists?

    According to NSF statistics, doctoral scientists' median income rises with each year of experience until late middle age, peaking 25 to 29 years after the Ph.D. at just under $100,000.

    February 08, 2008

    Mentoring Opposites

    Sander van Zuijlen and Hester Bijl turned their differences into strengths as they moved from student and mentor to scientific collaborators.

    May 09, 2008

    Careers in Perspective: Chemists Can Do Anything

    "Real-world experience trumps classroom learning, and future employers don't care if the experience was paid or volunteer."

    June 20, 2008

    Training in Academia--and Industry

    A CIFRE agreement "is a good way of ... doing research and keeping other doors open," says Sylvain Schwartz.

    June 27, 2008

    Mastering Your Ph.D.: Better Communication With Your Supervisor

    Is poor communication with your supervisor getting in the way of your progress in the lab?

    July 25, 2008

    Mastering Your Ph.D.: Defending Your Thesis With Flair

    A thesis defense is a cross between an exam and a ceremony.

    September 05, 2008

    Triggermeister

    When protons start colliding next month at CERN's Large Hadron Collider, Turkish particle physicist Bilge Demirköz will make sure physicists see what happens.

    September 12, 2008

    Your Research in the Headlines: Dealing With the Media

    Talking to journalists for the first time is often a sink-or-swim experience, but preparation can improve the odds that your scientific work is disseminated accurately to the public.

    December 05, 2008

    The Job Outlook for Physician-Scientists

    Empty training slots and ample job opportunities make the job outlook positive for physician-scientists.

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