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    May 06, 2005

    Timbuktu Academy: Mentoring Future Scientists

    Established in 1990 with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Louisiana Board of Regents, the Timbuktu Academy is an award-winning mentoring program for underrepresented minorities in STEM fields.

    November 04, 2005

    Funding Opportunities in Neuroscience

    February 18, 2000

    TRANSFORMING A DISCIPLINE: A New Breed of Scientist-Advocate Emerges

    October 27, 2006

    Different Prospects

    The big difference with university students is that their selection doesn't take place at the gate like for the
    Grandes Ecoles, so there is less recognition of their merit to pursue academic studies.

    July 19, 2002

    Teaching Doctoral Students About Industrial Careers

    "Many aspects of the job search are different between academe and industry."

    June 15, 2001

    Perksmanship: Understanding the Benefits and Little Extras That Come With Employment Offers

    PREVIOUS COLUMNS The word "perk" doesn't come up much in grad school. But in industry jobs of all stripes,...
    January 28, 2005

    Ask Dr. Clemmons: The MiSciNet Advisor - Index

    December 07, 2001

    Parenting and Career Progression: Women Tend to Suffer

    Married women with children are less likely to be full professors than those without. The opposite is now true for men.

    March 28, 2003

    Educated Woman: The Grad School Adventures of Micella Phoenix DeWhyse--Chapter 14: Spring Break Is for Undergrads

    "This is probably why I won't be going into hardcore academia; I value my time, my family, and my friends far too much to be ruled by my job."

    April 05, 2002

    A Small Step to a Big Career Change

    When I came to look for employment, all the advertised jobs required a number of years of formal experience, and I began to despair of finding a job that I actually wanted to do!

    March 08, 2002

    Shooting for the Moon

    "I figure if I can't choose the types of projects and research I want to tackle now, I never will be able to."

    June 15, 2001

    French Ph.D. Students on the Warpath

    May 17, 2002

    Insights From Funders: A Discussion of Postdoctoral Support

    "So, how are stipend levels set? Surprisingly, the decision is sometimes little more than an educated guess."

    July 29, 2005

    Preparing for a Career in Industrial Research

    In this feature,
    Science's Next Wave explores how to have a successful career in industrial research and delves into topics that will help readers transition into highly competitive but rewarding jobs in industry.

    December 02, 2005

    Retraining Scientists: Changing Fields, Gaining Skills

    June 28, 2002

    From Physics to Forensics

    "I greatly enjoy doing forensic research, mostly because of a variety of activities involved"

    January 16, 2004

    Engineers Corner