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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.

December 07, 2012

Getting Back Your Mojo

Psychologists share tips for figuring out what's sapping your enthusiasm—and how to get it back.

December 14, 2012

The Myth of the Well-Rounded Scientist

Despite what grad school admissions committees seem to believe, outside interests are good.

December 14, 2012

Administrative Hurdles Delay Ph.D. Scholarships in Spain

Many Spanish trainees have been forced to start their doctorates without financial help.

February 04, 2005

Creating Engineering Programs in Tribal Colleges

Eleven tribal colleges have banded together to join the National Science Foundation-sponsored All Nations Alliance for Minority Participation (ANAMP) in order to help Native Americans train for careers in engineering.

August 25, 2006

Educated Woman, Chapter 54: Phoenix Rising

Family and friends are welcome to attend the final defense, and that's a good thing.

December 23, 2005

Educated Woman--Chapter 46: Episodes in Crisis Management

Tallying every offense, every problem, every worry--and keeping them in mind-- creates crazy, ugly people with ulcers and bad attitudes.

January 16, 2004

Engineers Corner

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