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    September 30, 2013

    The GSS Discovers 10 Percent More U.S. Postdocs

    Progress in figuring out how many postdocs work in the United States has been halting, but recently the number has been growing fast.

    September 30, 2013

    The Latest Shutdown Information for NIH- and NSF-Funded Researchers (UPDATE)

    Government-funded researchers may continue with their work, but won't be able to communicate with the agencies that fund them.

    October 01, 2013

    A Graduate Course in Professional Development

    A new short course at the University of Toronto aims to help graduate students gain the skills they need to excel in a wide range of careers.

    Taken for Granted
    October 02, 2013

    Progress on Academic Lab Safety

    The University of California system has taken a series of encouraging steps to make its labs safer.

    October 03, 2013

    What Does Winning a Major Prize Do to Productivity?

    Do you become motivated to achieve even greater accomplishments after winning a major award?

    October 08, 2013

    Canada’s Postdocs Happy With Research, Dissatisfied With Pay and Status

    A new survey and report shine light on the problems faced by Canada's postdocs.

    October 04, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 4 October 2013

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

    October 07, 2013

    The Risks and Rewards of Academia

    High-achieving Ph.D.-holders base the decision whether to stay in academia on their perception of whether the rewards justify the challenges.

    October 08, 2013

    The Abraham Nemeth Equation

    With brilliance, persistence, resourcefulness, and determination, Abraham Nemeth put math and science at the blind's fingertips.

    October 09, 2013

    Cracking an Employer’s Code

    What does the language in those job ads really mean?

    October 09, 2013

    Shadowboxing

    An unorthodox teacher—of German literature—inspired François Mayer to pursue a career in science.

    October 10, 2013

    Three Can't-Miss Science Careers

    Funding woes and competition have made finding a job difficult in many fields, but a few offer better odds.

    October 11, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 11 October 2013

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

    October 16, 2013

    Finding Nirvana: Paths to Becoming a Physician-Scientist

    It takes a long time to become a physician-scientist, but once you've arrived the career is very rewarding.

    October 17, 2013

    Customize a Job-Magnet CV

    Like your cover letter, your industry CV should be customized for every job you apply for.

    October 17, 2013

    U.S. Shutdown Ends, Scientists Head Back to Work

    Congress approves deal renewing funding through 15 January, allowing research to restart. [Please note that this link will send you to the News site.]

    October 18, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 18 October 2013

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

    October 21, 2013

    Internships Boost Postdocs' Skills, Worldliness, and Marketability

    Internships can give postdocs a better chance to succeed in careers outside research.

    Taken for Granted
    October 22, 2013

    How Faculty Mentors Can Help in the Job Search

    An Inside Higher Ed article gives faculty members advice on how to help graduate students who are heading out onto the job market.

    October 24, 2013

    Searching for Truths (at Booths)

    We scientists need to get out there and sell, sell, sell, even though salesmanship isn't in our marshmallows.

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