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    April 02, 2015

    Activate your cancer immunotherapy career

    This exploding field offers opportunities for basic and translational research in academia and industry.

    October 31, 2014

    Investments Boost Neurotechnology Career Prospects

    High-profile advances have injected an air of excitement into the study of the brain, opening opportunities for scientists with a knack for technology development, programming, and engineering.

    April 14, 2015

    You are ready for your close-up

    How to join the online science video movement

    April 23, 2015

    How not to apply to grad school

    For the benefit of all of you applying to science graduate programs, our columnist confesses his mistakes in the hopes that you can avoid following in his footsteps.

    April 24, 2015

    Academic integrity and copyright law entangled in legal case

    Entrepreneur sues former adviser for publishing paper without his name

    May 05, 2015

    A broader focus on academic lab safety

    A new task force aims to improve lab safety at hundreds of universities.

    May 06, 2015

    Dear Dr. Neufeld

    Every day, professors receive e-mails from students seeking graduate positions in their labs. Most are badly written. Here’s how to write a good one.

    July 06, 2007

    Special Feature: Science Careers for Undergrads

    July 06, 2007

    The Importance of Undergraduate Research

    "If you have already learned how to function independently in a laboratory environment by the time you graduate from your undergraduate institution, then you are really well-prepared for graduate school." --Chris Burge

    July 06, 2007

    Going Abroad for Your Ph.D.

    For students brave enough to dust off their passports in seeking a Ph.D., the rewards can be great.

    July 06, 2007

    Funding for Undergraduate Science Majors

    Science Careers provides direct links to GrantsNet's funding database, so you can find your next science scholarship, internship, or research opportunity.

    August 10, 2007

    The Postbac: One or Two Years That Make Careers

    "For the great majority of students, some time off is a good idea." --Deborah Goldberg

    September 14, 2007

    Undergraduates Ask: Should I Do a Ph.D.?

    Spending some time investigating your interests before starting a Ph.D. will improve the likelihood that you pick a project that keeps your interest over several years.

    April 11, 2008

    Special Feature: Undergraduates

    "There's a lot going on in the minds and lives of 20 year olds that matters profoundly to the future of science and the world we live in."

    April 11, 2008

    Ph.Dollars: Does Grad School Make Financial Sense?

    "I was optimistically willing to sacrifice any number of years of my life and money for that career path." --Laurie Earls

    April 11, 2008

    Community Colleges Fuel Science Workforce

    "For aspiring researchers, community colleges are an attractive way to begin one's scientific training."

    May 16, 2008

    African Americans Studying STEM: Parsing the Numbers

    Incoming African-American students express interest in the sciences, but their rate of attrition is high.

    May 16, 2008

    Dynamo Walking

    "Betty got it right away. You've got to do the work. And I really think that's Betty. She's willing to make the sacrifices necessary to reach her goals." --Eric Grotzinger

    May 30, 2008

    Grad-School Campus Visits

    A student who arrives with little specific knowledge of the graduate program or its faculty "is bound to make a bad impression." --James Faubion

    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.