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    January 05, 2007

    Special Feature: Particle Astrophysics Careers

    January 05, 2007

    Catching Some Cosmic Rays

    We are finding that we are beginning to constrain some of our understandings and exclude some possibilities.

    January 05, 2007

    What You Need to Know About Electronic R01 Submissions

    Because your career may depend on the outcome of these applications, it's a good idea to learn the details of the process.

    January 12, 2007

    Opportunities: Insubordination

    The culmination of the Ph.D. is supposed to be the creation of an independent and self-sufficient scientist who can continue to contribute to the scientific enterprise.

    January 12, 2007

    Getting Ready for Electronic R01 Submissions

    An important part of all the universities' preparations is getting their research faculty ready for the change.

    January 19, 2007

    Dealing With Deception

    "I think it becomes more difficult [to cheat] when the student knows what the professor knows and the professor knows what the student knows." --Adil Shamoo

    January 19, 2007

    Résumé Rocket Science 2007

    I’ll take a good résumé or CV over a perfect one any day of the week because the good one can be done in a short time, allowing plenty of time for networking -- indisputably the single most important step in a job search -- whereas writing the perfect document could take you (and your CV or résumé) out of circulation for months.

    January 26, 2007

    Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition: New Year, New Life, New Start

    I’ve stopped wallowing in the “I feel so alone!” pity party I subjected myself to for the first month or two.

    January 26, 2007

    Returning to Academia

    "I like the fact that I'm steering my own ship in terms of research. I feel like an entrepreneur." --Lance Silverman

    February 02, 2007

    Contemptuous Irresolution

    "In the current environment, any increase is welcome." --Dave Moore, AAMC

    February 02, 2007

    Working at National Labs: Oak Ridge

    "There is no doubt that having these kinds of unique tools available and having the strong multidisciplinary environment that allows for interaction gives us a lot of advantage to better understand science," says Jeff Blackmon, physics division, ORNL.

    February 09, 2007

    From Greener Production to Carbon Trading: Sustainable Energy Careers

    Science magazine's special section on sustainability and energy is also found online.

    February 09, 2007

    Covering the Planet With Solar Panels

    I'm probably going to evolve as I move along the path of that photon.

    February 09, 2007

    Bringing Remote, Intermittent Energy Sources Into Line

    "We really value equally the technical ability of the candidate and their interpersonal leadership skills." - Vlatko Vlatkovic

    February 16, 2007

    Tooling Up: Employment Due Diligence

    The cost of accepting a dead-end job, or working for a bad boss or an employer that isn't going anywhere, can be enormous.

    February 16, 2007

    Opportunities: A Day in the Life

    He knew his invention would not have the impact it could have unless he led its introduction into the commercial market.

    February 23, 2007

    Young Researchers Face NASA Budget Realities

    "Because opportunities are so few and far between, we are in fact sacrificing the future to pay for the present." --Lennard Fisk, space science professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

    February 23, 2007

    Educated Woman, Postdoc Edition--Chapter 2: Palpable Neurosis

    You don't know what you're getting into until you're in it; even now, I'm not so sure what I'm in.

    March 02, 2007

    Priming the Mind

    "I thought, if these people are saying they can go to these places, maybe I can too." -- Lawrence Williams

    March 02, 2007

    Making the Leap to Independence

    "Those who succeed are well-grounded people who have seen success and believe they can do it too. They are not the type of people who worry too much or are easily intimidated," says Virginia Tech professor Michael Hochella.

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