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    July 13, 2007

    Opportunities: The Accidental Consultant

    You don’t have to leave scientific training to have an enjoyable (and lucrative) side business as a technical consultant.

    November 29, 2002

    The Academic Consultant: Planning Your Business

    "One of the true essentials of developing an academic consulting business is determining a systematic plan for growth."

    December 13, 2002

    Consulting--The Career Path Not (Oft) Taken

    People who like flexibility in scheduling their work often find this work arrangement better suited to their needs.

    May 23, 2008

    Mastering Your Ph.D.: A Career in Management Consulting

    Solving a corporate problem is not much different from solving a scientific problem.

    December 13, 2002

    The Academic Consultant, Part 3--Conflicts of Interest

    "Remember that just the mere perception of conflict, even if completely unfounded, can be just as damaging as an actual ethical breach."

    October 12, 2012

    Consulting Agreements: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    A leading attorney and a serial entrepreneur explain how to avoid potholes when reviewing consulting agreements with biomedical companies.

    April 27, 2012

    In Person: Consulting for Career Enhancement

    A group of grad students and postdocs has created a successful, non-profit consulting group to improve their private-sector employment prospects.

    October 24, 2003

    Consultancy and Other Sources of Brain Drain

    "In many European countries, the brain drain may well become more pronounced as mobility increases with the future expansion of the European Union."

    January 23, 2009

    A New Consulting Experience for Doctoral Students in France

    A new program launched by the French government allows Ph.D. students to sell their skills to nonacademic sectors and expand their career opportunities.

    August 15, 2003

    The Academic Consultant, Part Four--The Rear-View Mirror

    "Despite the stumbling blocks, it now seems a perfectly natural extension of my professional role as an academic to be a consultant on the side. ..."

    February 13, 2004

    European Web Sites to Watch: The Life Sciences Mobility Consultancy

    October 07, 2011

    Competitive-Intelligence Analysts: Vignettes

    Cyrus Arman Martha Matteo Natalya Nikitina Cyrus Arman, Strategy Consultant, Deallus Group in Los...
    July 25, 2003

    To Boldly Go ... Enterprise for Academics

    Due to the high volume of questions received, the CareerDoctor cannot answer all queries on an individual basis. Look for an answer to your question published in this column soon! Thank you!

    May 12, 2006

    Analysing Corporations ... and the Cosmos

    "I still need to worry about money," says Graham Smith. The difference now is that he does not have to bring in money because of profit targets but "because of my curiosity about how the universe works. That's a very different motivation."

    September 26, 2003

    Top Tips for Using Agencies

    Due to the high volume of questions received, the CareerDoctor cannot answer all queries on an individual basis. Look for an answer to your question published in this column soon! Thank you!

    April 21, 2014

    Lab Management Courses: Becoming a Trainer

    A small but growing number of scientists are training others in the hard and soft skills of managing a laboratory.

    February 24, 2012

    Stepping Out of Big Pharma's Shadow

    As big-pharma jobs disappear, pharma scientists are landing at start-ups, launching their own, or joining academia.

    September 30, 2011

    Data Sleuths: Vignettes

    Peter Lancett Vignette Joseph Misiti Vignette Peter Lancett, Technology Consultant, IBM Peter Lancett (CREDIT:...
    October 19, 2007

    Walking on the Dark Side

    If you have any interest in management consulting, investment banking, or quantitative finance, these information sessions may be a valuable window on the recruitment process.

    December 09, 2014

    Ask Alice: Rehabilitation science

    I want to teach, and I want to help clinics adopt evidence-based therapies. What should I do?