B.S. and M.S.-level job opportunities can be tempting because they’re so plentiful, but Ph.D. scientists should resist the temptation.
Sandy Becker's experience shows that there's more than one way into a science career.
Here is a roundup of higher education news from this year’s Vitae Researcher Development International Conference.
Researchers share their advice on collaborating with colleagues in different work environments.
A Science/AAAS Custom Publishing Office feature.
High winds and cold temperatures complicate the work of a meteorologist overwintering at the research base Neumayer-Station III in Antarctica.
An interactive graphic from NPR shows that while most institutions have seen their NIH funding fall, a few have thrived during the downturn.
Lasker awards … Are clinical trial results unreliable? … NSF rotator fired for political activity circa 1980 … reviews of STAP-cell paper were critical … Working Life.
Gale Rhodes could never have envisioned the career he's had, but he's happy with the way things turned out.
Engineers are stepping up with a new mindset to solve health problems in the developing world.
Surveys of medical students and residents consistently find that substantial fractions are subject to abuse, perhaps as part of the profession’s “hidden curriculum.”
Fieldwork can disrupt the lives of scientists and their families, but it can also be hugely rewarding.
A new study shows that women get more positive comments about their grant applications than men do.
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Career development expert Dave Jensen leverages years of experience in writing the definitive monthly column on science careers in industry.
Irene S. Levine, Ph.D., looks at issues that are faced by many young scientists but very rarely discussed in the lab, let alone in social circles.
Got something to say about starting or moving through a career in science? Here's your chance to let friends and colleagues know what's on your mind.
Beryl Lieff Benderly has been a regular contributor to Science Careers since 2003, writing on postdoc matters and other scientific workforce issues.
Adam Ruben, Ph.D., is a practicing scientist and the author of Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School.
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