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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.

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.

September 17, 2013

Leadership Tips for Women

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

September 09, 2013

Exploring (and Creating) Opportunities

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

August 05, 2013

Study Examines Which Faculty Members Retire—and Which Don’t

The faculty members who hang on to their jobs, apparently, have smaller pensions and nothing else to do.

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.

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.

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.
 

March 20, 2013

Making Sense of Your Self-Assessment

Once you've thought hard about your skills, interests, and values, it's time to narrow the range of career options you ought to consider.

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.

October 12, 2012

Consulting Agreements: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

A leading attorney and a serial entrepreneur explain how to avoid potholes when reviewing consulting agreements with biomedical companies.

September 14, 2012

Must a Paper Trail Be Paper?

Most scientists continue to use tried-and-true paper lab notebooks, but electronic alternatives beckon some.

August 31, 2012

Helping Paralympians Go for Gold

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

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.

July 27, 2012

Help Not Wanted

The United States faces a severe shortage of qualified scientists—so why are there so many unemployed scientists?

July 06, 2012

Pushing Students Toward STEM

A national STEM workforce conference suggests numerous plans to boost STEM education and training, but few to make jobs more desirable.

May 25, 2012

Content Collection: Lab Management

New group leaders need to learn how to manage people, projects, finances, and more.

May 04, 2012

Translational Volcanology

There is still a gap between modeling-based predictions and deciding when to evacuate a city.

May 04, 2012

Volcanologists for Public Safety

Three volcanologists tell Science Careers how their work enhances public health and safety for communities at risk from volcanoes.

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.

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