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    October 08, 2010

    Finding a Future in Management Consulting

    When she couldn't find a professorship in her native Portugal, medical physicist Francisca Leite tried something completely new.

    October 07, 2011

    Competitive-Intelligence Analysts: Vignettes

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

    September 30, 2011

    Data Sleuths: Vignettes

    Peter Lancett Vignette Joseph Misiti Vignette Peter Lancett, Technology Consultant, IBM Peter Lancett (CREDIT:...
    September 09, 2013

    Exploring (and Creating) Opportunities

    Mike Herd, a self-educated petroleum engineer, is now the head of a technology incubator.

    August 26, 2011

    Creating Your Own Job: From Engineer to Entrepreneur

    A layoff set engineer Diana Hodgins on a new career path, leading eventually to managing her own company.

    August 31, 2012

    Helping Paralympians Go for Gold

    Sports biomechanics researcher Barry Mason works on improving wheelchair design for basketball and rugby athletes.

    November 25, 2011

    Networking Your Way to a Job

    Biologist Mary-Rose Hoja has forged a career as a consultant in strategic networking, social media, and mingling.

    September 23, 2011

    Teaching IT in Underprivileged Communities

    U.K. scientist Alan Wood obtained a Ph.D. in computer science from North Staffordshire Polytechnic (now Staffordshire...
    December 28, 2012

    Science Careers 2012: The Year's Best Stories

    The best and most popular stories of 2012, as chosen by readers and editors.

    June 19, 2009

    Following in Darwin's Footsteps

    Archaeologist and naturalist Jordi Serrallonga has developed an unconventional career for which research and travel are both adventures.

    June 25, 2010

    Trusting the Public

    On the theory that everyone's an expert on their own environment, scientists are figuring out how to tap the experiences and observations of nonscientists.

    February 26, 2014

    Establishing a Sustainable Career by Breaking the Academic Mold

    Environmental scientist Alex Hope is determined to have an academic career on his own terms.

    March 30, 2012

    NPA Founders Find Success

    The scientists who founded the National Postdoctoral Association 10 years ago say the experience helped their careers.

    Taken for Granted
    February 12, 2014

    Defending Oneself from "Product Defense"

    An article in The New Yorker describes an endocrinologist's battle against a company's attempts to discredit his science.

    March 20, 2009

    Looking Up Your Career at the Library

    Science librarians are in high demand, and the job offers a mix of research, teaching, and interacting with people.

    December 10, 2010

    Serving a Nation's Health

    Scientists working in and around the United Kingdom's National Health Service can have a direct impact on public health.

    August 12, 2011

    A Mathematician Takes to the Streets

    Portuguese mathematician Sara Santos has forged a career communicating her passion for mathematics to all sorts of audiences.

    November 18, 2011

    A Mycologist Reaps the (Glowing) Fruit of His Labor

    Patrick Hickey’s career has grown in a way as unpredictable as the organisms he cultivates.

    Angela Lee Foreman
    July 01, 2013

    Leading the Way for Scientists with Disabilities

    Learning to remain focused on her passions helped Angela Lee Foreman adapt to her hearing disability and find a rewarding career path.