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September 12, 2008

Creative Ways to Energize Your Career

Science faculty can transform their training and expertise into stimulating new professional activities, well beyond their job descriptions.

October 19, 2007

Reality Check: U.K. Report Reveals Variety of Career Paths for Ph.D.s

"The market [for science Ph.D.s] is enormous and the options are huge." --Paul Redmond, University of Liverpool

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.

December 04, 2009

Mind Matters: In Defense of Downtime

Working longer hours doesn't necessarily mean getting more done.

August 31, 2012

Helping Paralympians Go for Gold

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

November 23, 2001

Jumping Off the Academic Bandwagon, Part 2--Landing a Job

The harder we worked, the better the product performed--a simple source of great personal satisfaction.

May 09, 2008

Opportunities: Research Inc.

A research scientist can differentiate a lab's approach not just by quality--which certainly is important--but also by the "flavor" of the work: the approach to problem-solving, the tools used, and intangibles such as originality and creativity.

June 16, 2000

Marine Research--Challenges and Chances

January 21, 2000

The Spy Unmasked

August 04, 2000

Pharmacoeconomics: So, You Want to Be a Pharmacoeconomist

August 23, 2002

Geoscience Careers: Multiple Paths

September 20, 2002

Enhancing Your Science Career

"In general, this book is well written, and most topics are dealt with thoroughly."

Taken for Granted
September 24, 2013

Academia's Money Troubles

According to a report, about a third of academic institutions are on precarious financial footing.

March 28, 2008

Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition, Chapter 14: Interview Excursions

"We're sorry but we don't believe you are qualified for this position at this time," wrote one consulting firm.

August 22, 2003

Rich Pickings for Picking Winners

Finding a position in the venture capital industry isn't easy.

January 13, 2004

Tools For Researchers: A Career Development Workshop

March 05, 2004

Personalized Drugs, Personalized Careers

"There isn't a pharmaceutical company that doesn't want these people. [Fellowship participants] are getting calls from headhunters 6 months or a year before they've finished." --Dave Flockhart, professor of medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine

September 12, 2003

Bully for Biotech

Biotechnology is about opportunity. And risk.

April 30, 2004

Young Inventors of the World Unite

Bursting with more ideas than business savvy, precocious innovators turn to mentors and each other for guidance.