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    July 15, 2015

    Cold emails and hot coffee, part 4

    So you’ve researched alternative career options, sent cold emails, and gone on informational interviews. What's next?

    July 10, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 10 July 2015

    Geologist released from Chinese prison … Greek scientists in limbo ... Women in science … Working Life

    July 02, 2015

    Cold emails and hot coffee, part 3

    Once you’ve made new connections, it’s time to contact them in person and set up an informational interview.

    June 10, 2015

    Aligning career expectations with academic reality

    More tenured employment opportunities must be given to young scientists, but they also ought to recalibrate their career expectations, a new report says.

    June 02, 2015

    Training for synthetic biology jobs in the new bioeconomy

    Young scientists interested in helping industry harness the potential of synthetic biology must prepare now.

    April 09, 2015

    Learning to lead

    A conference organized by students and postdocs introduces young scientists to the culture of biotech and the challenges of working in the field.

    March 23, 2015

    Senate committee hears voices of STEM workers

    Under Republican leadership, a Senate committee on high-skill guest worker visas focuses on outsourcing and job losses, not the need for more high-skill workers.

    March 13, 2015

    Elsewhere in Science, 13 March 2015

    Rewiring the Human Brain (Project) … Does LHC have another breakthrough in it? … Earth science is soft, Republicans say … Scientists and stem-cell hype … Working Life

    March 12, 2015

    Educating outside the classroom

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

    March 10, 2015

    Into the wild

    When Ethan Perlstein found his academic career stymied, he took to the wilderness.

    February 13, 2015

    Who you calling 'alternative' ?

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

    February 11, 2015

    Starting up a career

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

    December 12, 2014

    Exploring the Frontiers of Science in Western China

    Scientific career opportunities are materializing across China. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the western region.

    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?

    November 28, 2014

    The E.U.’s Recipe to Create Jobs: Innovate

    The new funding initiative supports areas in which Europe shows strong competence and creates new opportunities for scientists

    November 14, 2014

    Biosystems Nanotechnology: Big Opportunities in the Science of the Small

    By combining engineering and biology, scientists are cultivating career opportunities around the world.

    October 15, 2014

    Talking to the public about risk

    Scientists with relevant expertise have a professional responsibility to share their evidence-based insight with the public, experts say.

    October 14, 2014

    Overqualified or underqualified?

    Scientists with Ph.D.s are finding themselves overqualified for certain jobs—but also lacking important skills for others.

    September 12, 2014

    Multicultural Relationships: Working Across Industries

    Researchers share their advice on collaborating with colleagues in different work environments.

    September 03, 2014

    The Science Careers guide to consulting careers for Ph.D. scientists

    Here’s everything you need to know to get started in one of the few nontraditional careers Ph.D. scientists can pursue without additional training.

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