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    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.

    Taken for Granted
    September 24, 2013

    Academia's Money Troubles

    According to a report, about a third of academic institutions are on precarious financial footing.

    September 20, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 20 September 2013

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

    September 18, 2013

    The Cover Letter: Relic or Still Relevant?

    It's true that some employers don't even read cover letters, but you shouldn't miss this opportunity to personalize your application package.

    September 13, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 13 September 2013

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

    September 13, 2013

    Navigating Collaborative Grant Research

    Collaboration pays, so funding agencies are promoting team research. Researchers in multisite, multi-investigator projects may need to adjust their career strategy.

    September 12, 2013

    A Wake-Up Call for Postdocs

    Despite some progress, a report says, postdocs need to take more responsibility for their careers.

    September 11, 2013

    Can I Get a Ph.D. in Collaboration?

    Science needs scientists who occupy the spaces between fields, to complement and bring together disciplinary experts.

    September 09, 2013

    Is it Time to Reconsider Your Career Goals?

    Sequestration is leading to layoffs in academic labs—but it's not the cause of our current ills.

    September 04, 2013

    "Impostors" Downshift Career Goals

    Grad students with impostor syndrome are more likely than others to abandon research careers. Superstar mentors may make things worse.

    September 03, 2013

    Beyond CVs and Impact Factors: An Employer's Manifesto

    There's a lot of talk about finding better ways to hire academic scientists. One department is doing more than talk.

    August 29, 2013

    After the LHC, the Deluge

    The hundreds of grad students and postdocs working on the world's largest atom smasher are competing for a handful of jobs.

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    August 27, 2013

    The Agony and Ecstasy of Cross-disciplinary Collaboration

    Collaborating with peers outside your field can be rewarding and career-boosting—but it can also make you an outsider in your own field.

    Taken for Granted
    August 26, 2013

    Smart, Young, Female—and Out of Luck?

    Top Chinese university science programs—and also employers—discriminate against women applicants, reports say.

    August 22, 2013

    Postdoc Advancement: Marketing Your Value

    Finding opportunities to demonstrate your know-how to potential employers is key for career advancement.

    August 22, 2013

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

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

    August 20, 2013

    A Cloudburst of Computing Power

    For scientists seeking computing resources, the commercial cloud offers an alternative to supercomputers and high-performance computing centers.

    August 15, 2013

    Your Personal Marketing Plan

    The key to getting hired is to define and communicate your unique value proposition.

    August 09, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 9 August 2013

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

    August 06, 2013

    Career Lessons From Lindau

    Three young scientists tell Science Careers how their experiences at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting influenced their research and career.

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