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    October 12, 2007

    Top Employer Survey: The Innovation Imperative

    The 2007 version of Science
    ’s annual survey of Top Employers features a tight race for first place among three companies. It also reveals the key ingredient for all successful employers: a commitment to innovative thinking throughout the product pipeline, from the laboratory to the clinic or marketplace.

    September 25, 2009

    Serving Human Rights and Humanitarian Needs

    Three passionate scientists describe their careers dealing with human rights and humanitarian issues.

    October 16, 2009

    Finding Your Way Into Policy Careers in Europe

    Getting a science policy job in Europe is largely a matter of choosing a beat and finding your own way in.

    March 30, 2012

    Plant Hunters

    With many species still undiscovered, plant collecting can offer exciting opportunities for adventurous scientists -- at some cost in comfort and job security.

    October 17, 2003

    From Bench to BMBF

    How do you become the personal advisor of a science minister? One cannot plan it; one can only seize the opportunity if it presents itself.

    January 16, 2004

    A Recipe for Career Success

    Due diligence, personal accountability, and agility.

    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.

    October 23, 2009

    Reaping the Benefits of a Government Job

    Collectively, the US government is the largest single employer in America, filling approximately 1.6 million full-time, permanent positions; however, in reality, the US government consists of several hundred smaller employers, each of which has its own individual function and culture. As a result, the opportunities offered by government jobs are wide ranging, and the needs are diverse.

    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

    September 11, 2014

    Engineers strut their global stuff

    Engineers are stepping up with a new mindset to solve health problems in the developing world.

    April 27, 2007

    India: A New Knowledge Hot Spot

    Academic institutions may offer some of the best opportunities for exchanges with India.

    March 21, 2008

    Public Health Goes Global

    "The global health field has both been around forever and is brand-new." --Hannah Kettler, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    April 18, 2008

    A Matter of Policy

    "We complain that these decisions are being made in a vacuum without significant scientific or engineering input. Well, the way to fix that is for scientists and engineers to get involved in the policy process." --Joseph Helble, dean and professor, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College

    April 17, 2009

    In the Trenches: Science for Humanitarian Aid

    Humanitarian relief organizations need scientists to work in regions experiencing wars or natural disasters and to support those efforts from home.

    July 09, 2010

    Getting to Know the Enemy

    Elena Dukhovlinova tracked transmission chains between infected individuals by looking at the genetic diversity and evolutionary relatedness of their virus populations.

    May 04, 2012

    Two Reports and the Worlds They Made

    Why do clinical medicine and academic science—both expert labor markets—offer such different career outlooks?

    November 10, 2000

    Postdocs Are Not All Created Equal--Postdoc Status, Part 1

    September 06, 2002

    The Road Less Travelled--Profile of IDRC Intern Shilpa Tawari

    "Never think you're pigeonholed by what you studied at the undergrad or even graduate level. If there is something that interests you, there are plenty of roads to get you to your goal."

    April 13, 2001

    Working Overseas

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