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    August 25, 2006

    MentorDoctor: Is There an M.D./Ph.D. in My Future?

    December 23, 2005

    The Evolution of Butterfly Vision

    Briscoe believes that evolutionary biology is an important--and growing--discipline that will continue to offer a range of career opportunities.

    July 19, 2002

    Club Biotech: How Students Can Make a Difference

    "The club's development was very often a thrilling trial-and-error evolutionary approach, as no one involved in it had ever done anything similar before."

    June 13, 2008

    Industrial Postdocs: The Road Less Traveled

    Many scientists opt for a research career in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, so why not kick-start the process by also doing a postdoc in industry? Industrial postdocs often provide higher salaries and greater access to resources than their academic counterparts. But how do you find out about available positions and whether they are a good fit for you? Will a position as a postdoctoral fellow provide you a foot in the door at a company? And what if you don't like it? Will an industrial postdoc cut you off from returning to academia?

    July 08, 2014

    A Young Tag Team Detects a Major Pipeline Leak

    A graduate student and a Twitter software engineer team up to write an article showing that on average, elite labs run by men are not women-friendly.

    July 17, 2014

    Better Recognition for Multidisciplinary Research

    Funding bodies and research institutions need to give multidisciplinary research more respect, says an opinion paper from Science Europe.

    July 23, 2014

    Bringing Science to the Stage

    A Spanish couple tells how they became scientists by day and socially committed actors by night.

    August 04, 2014

    Gaining an edge in overseas interviews

    Interviewing for a job in a foreign country poses special challenges.

    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.

    August 14, 2014

    New initiatives offer child-care solutions to traveling scientists

    Some professional societies, funders, and institutions are seeking solutions to the conference child-care problem.

    September 07, 2007

    A Karolinska Doctoral Candidate Learns the Joys of Business Ownership, Research, and Fatherhood

    "I like to move very fast and take a lot of risks compared to the traditional Swedish way."

    --Mohammed Homman

    October 08, 2010

    Happy 15th Birthday to Us

    On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of our first issue, the editor of Science Careers makes a few observations and suggestions.

    September 02, 2011

    A Father-and-Son Journey Into Synthetic Biology

    Justin Siegel rationally engineered unnatural enzymes partly thanks to technology his dad helped develop.

    January 27, 2012

    Your Voice: Your Passport to Authority

    A more relaxed, decisive, and authoritative voice can be a definite asset in a scientific career.

    February 10, 2012

    Translational Research Finds a New Center

    A new NIH center aims to set the national agenda on translational research, but budget constraints mean not much change for now.

    March 09, 2012

    Biotech Training Programs Expand Employment Options

    Trainees who obtain industry-appropriate training during their graduate careers are more easily finding a diverse array of jobs throughout the life sciences industry.

    April 20, 2012

    Career Q&A: From Science to Fiction

    Spanish pharmacologist Amàlia Lafuente has written a novel about the personal and professional conflicts faced by early-career researchers.

    October 19, 2012

    Resume Wisdom

    To go beyond "good enough," think hard about the needs of the hiring manager and the position.

    November 02, 2012

    A Modest Workforce Proposal

    Forgoing alarmist pronouncements, a National Academies committee makes sensible suggestions about how to address the workforce needs of the Department of Defense.

    November 16, 2012

    Careers in Biomaterials Science—an Overview

    Scientists with an ability to work across fields can find exciting opportunities in biomaterials.

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