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    February 19, 2014

    Seeking Alternatives to 'Alternative' Careers

    As NIH embraces "research-related" careers, some of them are filling up.

    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.

    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.

    May 22, 1998

    Tooling Up Book Club: Alternative Careers in Science: Leaving the Ivory Tower

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS "...
    February 13, 2015

    Who you calling 'alternative' ?

    At the AAAS meeting in San Jose, Ph.D.s working outside research share their experiences.

    February 03, 2006

    UK Technology Transfer Training

    The majority of those working in academic tech transfer have come from a background in scientific research, so there is a need for professional training in technology transfer.

    September 24, 2013

    Narrowing the Choices: What Career Path is Right for You?

    To get the best possible start on your career, do your research, make a decision, and see where it takes you.

    August 11, 2014

    To get noticed, boost your CV

    There's no point in actively trying to get headhunted, but that doesn't mean you can't try to develop the qualities that people who do get recruited possess.

    February 27, 1998

    Self-Assessment Exercises: A GRE for Your Ego and Superego

    PETER IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK, "TO BOLDLY GO: A PRACTICAL CAREER GUIDE FOR SCIENTISTS" PREVIOUS COLUMNS "...
    Xuguang Chen
    July 30, 2013

    Yes, I'm That Kind of Doctor

    By going to medical school, Ph.D. scientists hope to improve people's lives more directly.

    December 16, 2005

    Striving Towards a More Democratic Science

    "You can get encouragement to hostility depending on what we are saying and who we are talking to," says Helen Wallace. A firm belief in the issues you are campaigning for and the ability to stand your ground are vital skills for lobbyists.

    October 01, 2013

    A Graduate Course in Professional Development

    A new short course at the University of Toronto aims to help graduate students gain the skills they need to excel in a wide range of careers.

    February 11, 2015

    Starting up a career

    These days, entrepreneurship is less about getting rich and more about career development and getting science done.

    June 22, 2007

    Working as a Medical Writer

    "I would say that there's definitely enough work to go around." --Emma Hitt

    June 21, 2013

    Changing Career Advice

    As careers in science become more globalized and competitive, advice for job-seekers needs to keep up with the times.

    April 28, 2014

    A Career Bringing Physics to Medicine

    Physicists, too, can apply their scientific training to curing disease and alleviating human suffering.

    March 12, 2015

    Educating outside the classroom

    Scientists with advanced degrees can transition to informal education—if they have the right skills.

    Eric Kaplan
    March 13, 2013

    Q&A: From Philosophy to The Big Bang

    Science Careers talks to Eric Kaplan, co-executive producer of the CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory, about his work on the show.

    April 09, 2014

    When an Interview (Seemingly) Goes All Wrong

    How quickly you regain composure after an embarrassing moment or unexpected personal question could determine whether or not you get the job.

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