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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 17, 2013

Making Evidence-Based Career Decisions

myIDP helps you cut through hearsay and conjecture and base your career choices on solid data and professional experience.

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.

April 09, 2013

How Interactive Peer Review Works

Science Careers looks at the pros and cons for young scientists to take part in interactive peer review processes both as authors and reviewers.
 

August 10, 2007

Careers in Chemistry: Constantly Evolving Choices

Leaving the chemistry department behind doesn't have to mean leaving chemistry behind. Chemists have a broad, and broadening, range of career options to choose from, both in and out of the lab. The biggest challenge is looking beyond the more traditional roles, which represent only a fraction of the options available in this fast-growing field.

March 12, 2010

Lab Management: The Human Elements

You've reached a career milestone: managing your own lab. This recognition of your achievements attests to your hard work, attention to detail, commitment to a goal—and outstanding science. But be prepared. You're about to face challenges you may not have considered.

December 03, 2010

It Pays To Plan: Why You Need A Career Map

The traditional path—graduate school to postdoc to academic tenure-track—is no longer a sure thing. How can you gain an edge in the increasingly competitive science profession? Start building your career plan.

February 01, 2008

Learning to Manage

"At this stage, most of these students are … managed rather than to manage themselves. But at some point that changes. Students ... become group leaders or professors, and then they are still missing the necessary tools to guide and lead one or even several groups and projects." --Henner Willnow (pictured above), project manager of TRAYSS PRIME

February 10, 2006

The Greener Side of Math: A Statistician in the Plant Science World

“In the last 15 years, I had some good intuition that I always made sure I followed up on,” says Pierre Dutilleul, an applied statistician at McGillUniversity.

September 17, 2013

Leadership Tips for Women

Participants in EMBO's first management course for women share the lessons they learned.

March 31, 2006

Careers in Biotech and Pharma : Changing Courses

February 20, 2009

Transferring Skills into Career Options

Tertiary academic institutions provide a setting where would-be scientists can hone cutting-edge technical skills and push theoretical boundaries.

September 25, 2009

Public-Private Partnerships: A Recipe For Success?

The global financial crisis has beaten down science budgets everywhere. So it's no surprise that science-spending forecasts for Europe are grim.

May 14, 2010

Go With The Flow: A Wave of Water-Related Opportunities

Proliferating water problems are building a wave of opportunities for scientific expertise, knowledge, and innovative solution. Here's a look at the growing pool of diverse needs

January 21, 2011

Fix The System, Not The Women

Despite a wide range of initiatives to support women scientists in their careers, considerable barriers remain, as shown in a recent report by AAAS/L'Oréal. We examine what issues still need addressing in order to break down the remaining hurdles.

April 28, 2006

International Careers Report : Denmark - Building on Tradition

March 02, 2007

Europe's Brain Gain

With major boosts in science funding, Europe hopes to become a hot spot of innovative science and technology.

May 04, 2012

Western U.S. Bioclusters: The Pioneer Spirit

Each western U.S. biocluster has its own history, unique personality, and distinct area of focus. Here’s a guide to three of them. By Chris Tachibana.

August 24, 2012

The Postdoc Experience: High Expectations, Grounded in Reality

Respondents to this year's Annual Postdoc Survey share their advice for staying competitive in today's job market.

October 20, 2006

SCIENCE 2006: TOP EMPLOYER SURVEY: It All Starts with Science

This year's survey of top employers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries has a familiar winner but plenty of shifting among other places in the top 20. The leading companies highlight a consistent theme: the importance of strong basic science as the platform on which to build reputations and commercial success.

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