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July 11, 2014

Knocking HIV on the Head

Australian postdoc Lachlan Gray is working at the crossroads of virology and neurology to combat HIV brain infection.

July 03, 2014

A Giant Leap

Jack Kittinger explains why he took the giant leap away from academic research to become the director of a conservation program.

July 03, 2014

The World’s Most Comprehensive Resource for Scientists Transitioning to Industry

If you’re pursuing a career in industry, you should read this.

July 02, 2014

The Virtues of Virtual Panels

They’re not perfect, but remote review panels work, and they facilitate broader involvement in peer review.

June 25, 2014

What’s Your Science Degree Worth?

Yes, a new study says, going to college does make financial sense—especially if you major in a STEM field (or business).

June 24, 2014

Dual-Career Couples at ESOF

In Europe, attitudes toward dual-career couples are different than in the United States, so plan accordingly.

June 23, 2014

Brewing Up a Career

Protein engineer Jasper Akerboom left his job at Janelia Farm to pursue a career as a brewmeister.

June 19, 2014

What it Takes

A new tool shows that the most important factors for career success are only weakly connected to doing good science.

June 16, 2014

Studying Human-Computer Interaction at Microsoft Research

Mary Czerwinski, a cognitive psychologist, has spent her career doing both basic and applied research in the technology industry.

May 27, 2014

Winter Is Coming

Meteorologist Elena Stautzebach will spend more than a year at the German research base Neumayer-Station III, in Antarctica.

May 22, 2014

Breaking the Class Ceiling

Working-class students and faculty face disadvantages, but mentoring and resilience can help them through.

May 20, 2014

Forgive Me, Scientists, for I Have Sinned

To be a proper scientist, is it necessary to conform to the standard template?

May 13, 2014

Becoming a Catalyst for Greater Diversity in Science

Having overcome negative assumptions about his own academic capabilities, today Mark Richards broadens opportunities for students of all backgrounds.

May 08, 2014

A Ph.D., and the Olympic Games

While doing his Ph.D., Adam Scholefield found the time to become a professional water polo player and take part in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

April 17, 2014

Lifestyles of the (Hopefully) Rich and (Possibly) Famous

Employee benefits are essential to your future prosperity, but not all of them are negotiable.

April 10, 2014

How to Present Yourself During an Interview

In deciding about clothing, piercings, and so on, job-seekers must balance the desire to fit in with the need to seem and feel authentic.

April 09, 2014

When an Interview (Seemingly) Goes All Wrong

How quickly you regain composure after an embarrassing moment or unexpected personal question could determine whether or not you get the job.

April 07, 2014

Scrutinizing Your Personality

An awareness of the range of interview situations you may encounter can help turn a daunting part of the selection procedure into something more manageable.

March 26, 2014

Kids Posit the Darnedest Hypotheses

There's a lot we can learn from science fair projects that we can then apply to our own research.

March 13, 2014

A Different Kind of Experimental Model

A clothing company uses smart women to sell its spring collection.

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