Articles By Elisabeth Pain

  • Young Spanish Scientists in Limbo

    Tighter research budgets and bureaucratic delays threaten to derail the careers of many young scientists in Spain.

  • Q&A: Outsourcing Himself

    Chemist Andrew McElroy got the idea for his company the day he was told he would likely lose his job at Pfizer.

  • Content Collection: Mentoring Advice

    A good mentor at each career stage can greatly enhance your professional and personal achievement.

  • HHMI’s International Early-Career Scientists

    Three awardees discuss their research careers in China, Spain, and Portugal.

  • A Pharma Industry in Crisis

    Scientists seeking pharma careers must adapt to sweeping changes in the industry.

  • Advice for Future Pharma Scientists: Start Small

    As the industry moves away from the big pharma model, drug development scientists are likely to find more and better opportunities at smaller companies, and even academic labs.

  • Networking Your Way to a Job

    Biologist Mary-Rose Hoja has forged a career as a consultant in strategic networking, social media, and mingling.

  • Content Collection: Careers at Nonprofits and NGOs

    Scientists interested in a social or humanitarian cause can find diverse research or alternative careers within nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations.

  • Careers for Scientists in the Patenting World

    A cluster of important and popular nontraditional career paths for scientists involve filing, examining, and disputing patents.

  • A Tale of Two Volunteers

    Two scientists tell Science Careers how time spent volunteering in developing countries impacted their lives and careers.