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    August 28, 2013

    The Life Scientist Bubble

    "It's hard to see how a system in which the innovators are commodified can long survive," writes a long-term postdoc in the life sciences.

    August 29, 2013

    After the LHC, the Deluge

    The hundreds of grad students and postdocs working on the world's largest atom smasher are competing for a handful of jobs.

    August 30, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 30 August 2013

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

    September 03, 2013

    Beyond CVs and Impact Factors: An Employer's Manifesto

    There's a lot of talk about finding better ways to hire academic scientists. One department is doing more than talk.

    September 04, 2013

    "Impostors" Downshift Career Goals

    Grad students with impostor syndrome are more likely than others to abandon research careers. Superstar mentors may make things worse.

    September 05, 2013

    "The 'S' in STEM is Oversold"

    A report from College Measures shows that employers value vocational skills more than academic credentials—and that life scientists earn less than those in other scientific and technical fields.

    Taken for Granted
    September 05, 2013

    Hello, I Must Be Going

    A number of factors beyond visa policy influence whether new Ph.D. researchers stay in the United States.

    September 06, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 6 September 2013

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

    September 09, 2013

    Exploring (and Creating) Opportunities

    Mike Herd, a self-educated petroleum engineer, is now the head of a technology incubator.

    September 09, 2013

    Is it Time to Reconsider Your Career Goals?

    Sequestration is leading to layoffs in academic labs—but it's not the cause of our current ills.

    September 10, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science Index

    This index page includes a list of "Elsewhere in Science" articles. We will update it as new stories are published.

    September 10, 2013

    Go West, Young Scientist—or North, or South, or East

    Particular types of scientists congregate in particular areas.

    September 11, 2013

    Can I Get a Ph.D. in Collaboration?

    Science needs scientists who occupy the spaces between fields, to complement and bring together disciplinary experts.

    September 12, 2013

    A Wake-Up Call for Postdocs

    Despite some progress, a report says, postdocs need to take more responsibility for their careers.

    September 13, 2013

    Navigating Collaborative Grant Research

    Collaboration pays, so funding agencies are promoting team research. Researchers in multisite, multi-investigator projects may need to adjust their career strategy.

    September 13, 2013

    Elsewhere in Science, 13 September 2013

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

    September 16, 2013

    Excessive Supply, Uncertain Demand

    Attendees of a National Academy of Sciences meeting had a more radical take than NIH on what needs to be done to improve scientific training.

    September 17, 2013

    Toying With Stereotypes

    Hard on the heels of an embarrassing attempt to sell toys to girls by making them pink, LEGO introduces a female science professor.

    September 17, 2013

    Leadership Tips for Women

    Participants in EMBO's first management course for women share the lessons they learned.

    September 18, 2013

    The Cover Letter: Relic or Still Relevant?

    It's true that some employers don't even read cover letters, but you shouldn't miss this opportunity to personalize your application package.

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