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    October 18, 1996

    How to Write a Winning Résumé

    Our columnist explains all you need to know about resumes and CVs.

    July 10, 1998

    Interviewing Skills: What to Do When They Say "Tell Me About Yourself"

    This common interview question can be dangerous if you don't know how to handle it.

    August 14, 1998

    Tooling Up Index

    Since 1998, the best career advice for industry-bound scientists.

    October 23, 1998

    Dressing Scientists for Success: Female Case Study

    TOOLING UP COLUMNS Well, it's about time! Last year, we had a special Tooling Up column on shopping for men's...
    November 13, 1998

    How to Present Your Weaknesses During Interviews

    The key to presenting your weaknesses in a job interview is to make them nonthreatening and present a plan for addressing them.

    Jim Austin
    July 13, 2001

    Jim Austin: Unplugged

    Like many of the folks here at Next Wave my professional journey has been radically nonlinear. I was a North Carolina...
    August 06, 2004

    Doing the Numbers

    The Rand report concludes that, although adequate data and accurate assessments of labor market conditions are important for many different parties, early career and prospective scientists are especially vulnerable.

    September 24, 2004

    Opportunities in Computer Science Research

    "Something quite unique about computer science: We don't have a postdoc tradition. That's because we have historically had so many positions available in Ph.D.-granting departments and available for fresh Ph.D.s. Traditionally, when you get your Ph.D. [in computer science], you've got some place to go. There was always more demand than there was supply, and industry was soaking up half."

    November 16, 2007

    Hiring in a Dysfunctional Job Market

    Some innovative ways to find hidden talent in an inefficient employment market.

    August 29, 2008

    Making a Scientific Impact

    Kit Parker and his team of military veterans at Harvard are investigating the mechanical forces involved in traumatic brain injury.

    April 16, 2010

    Tooling Up: Clear and Succinct Rules the Day

    The job search is immeasurably aided by good, transparent writing.

    March 11, 2011

    Career Q&A: Reentering Academia - A Success Story

    University of Oxford chemist Carol Robinson returned to academia after an 8-year break and went on to win the FEBS/EMBO Women in Science Award.

    November 30, 2012

    Time Off for Dad

    Paternity leave helps fathers and mothers advance their careers; too bad it's not more common.

    November 30, 2012

    Robots, Fish, and Undergrads

    John Long, his collaborators, and his Vassar undergraduates study fish biomechanics and behavior.

    Alan Houghton
    January 11, 2013

    In Person: My Boss With Stephen Hawking Disease

    A protégé pays tribute to the humanity and resilience of immunologist Alan Houghton.

    February 16, 2013

    Panel to NIH: Do More to Reform Biomedical Training

    A panel of workforce experts at the 2013 AAAS Annual Meeting urged NIH to be more aggressive in fixing biomedical workforce training.

    February 17, 2013

    A New NSF Competition for Improving Graduate Education

    NSF empowers graduate students with small awards to help them improve their graduate programs.

    February 17, 2013

    Revisiting ACS's "Improving Graduate Education" Report

    At a session at the AAAS Annual Meeting, featured members of the ACS presidential committee on fixing graduate chemistry education, expounded on the report's recommendations.

    February 27, 2013

    NSF Announces Sequestration Plans

    In response to the sequester, the National Science Foundation plans to award approximately 1000 fewer grants.

    March 04, 2013

    A Videocast on Industry Interviews—from NIH

    NIH branches out, presenting a videocast on interviewing for jobs beyond the ivory tower.

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