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    July 10, 1998

    Interviewing Skills: What to Do When They Say "Tell Me About Yourself"

    This common interview question can be dangerous if you don't know how to handle it.

    August 14, 1998

    Tooling Up Index

    Since 1998, the best career advice for industry-bound scientists.

    November 13, 1998

    How to Present Your Weaknesses During Interviews

    The key to presenting your weaknesses in a job interview is to make them nonthreatening and present a plan for addressing them.

    August 06, 2004

    Doing the Numbers

    The Rand report concludes that, although adequate data and accurate assessments of labor market conditions are important for many different parties, early career and prospective scientists are especially vulnerable.

    September 24, 2004

    Opportunities in Computer Science Research

    "Something quite unique about computer science: We don't have a postdoc tradition. That's because we have historically had so many positions available in Ph.D.-granting departments and available for fresh Ph.D.s. Traditionally, when you get your Ph.D. [in computer science], you've got some place to go. There was always more demand than there was supply, and industry was soaking up half."

    April 16, 2010

    Tooling Up: Clear and Succinct Rules the Day

    The job search is immeasurably aided by good, transparent writing.

    February 17, 2013

    Revisiting ACS's "Improving Graduate Education" Report

    At a session at the AAAS Annual Meeting, featured members of the ACS presidential committee on fixing graduate chemistry education, expounded on the report's recommendations.

    Ed Lazowska
    March 27, 2013

    "We Are the World"

    Computer science veteran Ed Lazowska argues that his field is poised to dominate careers in the sciences.

    Taken for Granted
    April 11, 2013

    What Sequestration Reveals About Science

    Sequestration reveals vulnerabilities in the nation's system for funding science.

    Tamily Weissman-Unni
    April 22, 2013

    A Turn Toward the Classroom and Home

    Tamily Weissman-Unni feels like a failure—but she's not.

    Michael Yaffe
    May 10, 2013

    Michael Yaffe

    The systems biologist and trauma surgeon talks about treating patients after the Boston Marathon bombings and about his career.

    San Francisco VA
    May 10, 2013

    Suit Brought for Wrongful Death of Lab Worker

    The family of Richard Din is suing San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center for failing to adequately enforce infectious-agent safety protocols.

    May 13, 2013

    When All Science Becomes Data Science

    As traditional disciplines become more data-focused, traditional scientists need to become more "pi-shaped".

    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.

    Ethan Perlstein
    May 17, 2013

    Going Rogue

    As a prestigious Princeton fellowship came to an end, Ethan Perlstein decided to strike out on his own.

    May 24, 2013

    In Defense of Playing Around in the Lab

    In science, sometimes, mistakes are not merely good, they're extraordinary.

    kangaroo
    May 28, 2013

    NIH's Pathway to Independence Award Aims Younger

    Eligibility for the K99/R00 "kangaroo" award will cut to 4 years post-Ph.D. to encourage postdocs to apply earlier.

    Taken for Granted
    May 29, 2013

    Some Dissenting Views on the Immigration Bill

    The Senate immigration bill may enjoy the support of the president and other national leaders, but some are highly critical of its high-skill labor provisions.

    Taken for Granted
    June 05, 2013

    Study to Examine Academic Lab-Safety Culture

    The yearlong study aims to improve campus safety practices.

    June 10, 2013

    Going Online for Research Funding

    Crowd-funding could prove to be just a niche funding source, but it could also end up changing how science is done.

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