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    Taken for Granted
    July 10, 2014

    Should Science Students Study Gender?

    In Academe, Carol Colatrella argues that scientists can benefit from more insight into how gender impacts professional interactions and career outcomes.

    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.

    June 19, 2013

    NSF Rewards Grad Students for Innovation Ideas

    The first—and perhaps last—crop of NSF Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge awards went to graduate students who laid out plans for improving their chances for career success.

    August 04, 2014

    Gaining an edge in overseas interviews

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

    August 07, 2014

    Waltz to excellence

    A new study suggests that there is no single way to achieve success in science.

    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.

    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

    May 04, 2007

    A Tunnel to Atlanta

    Working with a professor and lab mates from back home make for an easier, more congenial experience than plunging into a strictly American cultural environment.

    January 11, 2008

    In Person: A Career Home Run

    [Working in product management] was intellectually stimulating but not emotionally engaging. What did engage me was baseball statistics.

    March 21, 2008

    Ahead of Her Time

    "The key is to take advantage of whatever assets you have in your life. Get everything you possibly can out of your opportunities," says Aifantis's former high school principal, Kass Simila.

    November 27, 2009

    Careers in Climate Change Research: Feature Index

    Opportunities are expanding for natural and social scientists willing to tackle climate change.

    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 20, 2012

    Genetic Engineering on Steroids

    Synthetic biologist Ron Weiss has moved from programming computers to programming cells.

    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.

    July 27, 2012

    A Career on the Fence

    A graduate school dean and former Olympic athlete reflects on science, fencing, and how the two activities have benefited each other.

    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.

    November 23, 2012

    Successful Careers: A Matter of Confidence

    Identifying and addressing self-confidence issues can help early-career scientists make swifter progress.

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