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    May 12, 2006

    Directing Minorities Toward Careers in Evolutionary Biology

    "Undergraduates should get experience in a lab, the field, or a museum, to see if that sort of research suits them." --Scott Edwards

    November 16, 2012

    Careers in Biomaterials Science—an Overview

    Scientists with an ability to work across fields can find exciting opportunities in biomaterials.

    October 06, 2014

    Retail, food service most common jobs for new U.K. bio majors

    In the United Kingdom, 21.9% of graduates with first degrees in biology took jobs in the “retail, catering, waiting and bar staff” sector.

    July 22, 2005

    Naira Rezende: A Principal Investigator in Training

    As Rezende embarks on a new chapter in her life--graduate school-- she looks forward to making more contributions to science.

    May 16, 2008

    Dynamo Walking

    "Betty got it right away. You've got to do the work. And I really think that's Betty. She's willing to make the sacrifices necessary to reach her goals." --Eric Grotzinger

    August 10, 2007

    The Postbac: One or Two Years That Make Careers

    "For the great majority of students, some time off is a good idea." --Deborah Goldberg

    August 31, 2001

    Making Room for Diversity Makes Sense

    Successful diversity programs level the playing field for women and minorities by addressing their needs and teaching undergraduates the unwritten rules of academic science.

    February 27, 2014

    Magnetic Fields, or, The Minor Matter of Your Major

    Before we even know what the different science disciplines truly involve, we're expected to choose a field we'll pursue for the rest of our lives.

    August 05, 2013

    Karolinska Institutet Marches at the Pride Parade

    On Saturday, Karolinska Institutet students marched in the annual Stockholm Pride Parade—with the institute's blessing.

    September 05, 2013

    "The 'S' in STEM is Oversold"

    A report from College Measures shows that employers value vocational skills more than academic credentials—and that life scientists earn less than those in other scientific and technical fields.

    July 06, 2007

    Funding for Undergraduate Science Majors

    Science Careers provides direct links to GrantsNet's funding database, so you can find your next science scholarship, internship, or research opportunity.

    May 13, 2005

    My Grand Slam

    There will be times when you feel like you are being punished for choosing such a tough path, but don't give up. You must trudge along and finish your degree.

    July 08, 2005

    From Mexicali to Harvard

    His circuitous route took him through numerous low-paying jobs to community college, a bachelor's degree at the University of Washington, and--eventually--to graduate school at Harvard.

    March 04, 2014

    Careers in Statistics Evolve and Expand

    The emergence of data science has statisticians hopping.

    August 31, 2001

    Reintroducing the Intro Course

    Figuring out what works is vitally important to the country, say U.S. educators. Each year, hundreds of thousands of U.S. students get their only exposure to science in an intro class--and most leave without understanding how science works or with any desire to take further courses.

    November 12, 2013

    Varvara Trachana: Surviving the Science Crisis in Greece

    Like some 750 other Greek scientists, Varvara Trachana has a faculty position—but no salary and no money to start up her lab.

    March 13, 2014

    Adding Sex-and-Gender Dimensions to Your Research

    Early-career scientists have much to gain from viewing their research through a sex-and-gender lens.

    October 31, 2014

    Investments Boost Neurotechnology Career Prospects

    High-profile advances have injected an air of excitement into the study of the brain, opening opportunities for scientists with a knack for technology development, programming, and engineering.

    September 14, 2007

    Undergraduates Ask: Should I Do a Ph.D.?

    Spending some time investigating your interests before starting a Ph.D. will improve the likelihood that you pick a project that keeps your interest over several years.

    April 11, 2008

    Community Colleges Fuel Science Workforce

    "For aspiring researchers, community colleges are an attractive way to begin one's scientific training."

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