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November 08, 2013

Elsewhere in Science, 8 November 2013

In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

Taken for Granted
December 09, 2013

Botswana Opts to Provide Technical Education at Home

The decision comes after decades of sending students abroad for a technical education.

December 10, 2013

What Makes a Competitive Faculty Application Package?

After applying unsuccessfully for nearly 150 faculty jobs, Fatma Kaplan concludes that what she really needs is a federal research grant.

December 12, 2013

Filling the Information Gap About Post-Ph.D. Careers

The Council of Graduate Schools is launching a study on the feasibility of a program to track the careers of Ph.D. holders.

December 13, 2013

Mind the Gap Year

Students who take time off between college and graduate or professional school often have adventures and do useful things.

December 13, 2013

Elsewhere in Science, 13 December 2013

In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

December 16, 2013

Improve Your Productivity in Graduate School

A former graduate student provides suggestions for a more efficient and productive—and ultimately more rewarding—Ph.D. experience.

September 05, 2008

Fitting the Job Market to a T

Former postdoc-activist Laure Haak has learned firsthand why, despite an abundance of impeccably trained postdocs, good help in industry is hard to find.

January 20, 2012

Forecasting the Fit

When starting a new job, it's important to give some thought to your working style and how it's likely to fit with your new boss.

December 04, 2009

NIH's Dr. Ruth

Ruth L. Kirschstein's life of research and service provides a powerful example for young scientists.

October 16, 2009

Focus Your Industry CV

The concept of "résumé real estate" can lead to small changes in your CV that yield big rewards.

June 19, 2009

Four Must-Haves for Convincing Communication

If you're not a natural-born communicator, you can still communicate effectively by learning a few key points.

December 19, 2008

The ABCs of Transitioning to Leadership

"Activator," "behavior," and "consequence" are key concepts in this simple management theory.

December 17, 2013

Landing a Job Is Not Rocket Science

Orbital Sciences Corporation hires technical people who can work effectively on teams.

April 19, 2013

It's Not Always the Best and Brightest

To get hired, you have to get noticed.

December 19, 2013

The Master List of "Don'ts"

Avoid these rookie mistakes and place yourself among the top 20% of applicants for jobs in industry.

December 18, 2013

Promoting Gender Equality at the European Research Council

Isabelle Vernos, chairwoman of the European Research Council Scientific Council's Working Group on Gender Balance, talks about the funding agency's efforts to help female scientists reach the top.

December 20, 2013

Elsewhere in Science, 20 December 2013

In a weekly feature, we point you toward career-related stories in other Science publications.

December 20, 2013

There's No Place Like the Lab for the Holidays

Running out of shopping days? Consider these science-related gifts for the budding little principal investigator on your holiday gift list.

December 23, 2013

Person of the Year: Michael S. Teitelbaum

Professional Science Master's degree programs and the National Postdoctoral Association are among the demographer's many legacies.