Careers


Better Than Sobbing into a Glass of Wine

A postdoc describes the stages of grant rejection.

It's the Environment

A survey finds that women leave engineering jobs due to the environment in the office.

Just Start

A blogger offer tips on how to make the leap to leave academia.

Boosting the Biomedical Workforce

NIH is moving on efforts to address biomedical workforce needs.

STEM Degree to Non-STEM Job

Data from the US Census Bureau indicates that many people with STEM bachelor's degrees work outside STEM fields.

All About You (Almost)

To find a good adviser, search for one who is interested in your career.

Survey of Harassment, Assault at Field Sites

A survey appearing in PLOS One examines prevalence of sexual harassment, assault at field sites.

Meeting the Numbers

More US students appear to be pursuing STEM degrees.

Leaks in Diversity of STEM Pipeline

To increase diversity in the STEM fields, a pair of researchers examines leaks in the pipeline.

All in the Mentoring

Scientific mentors should not only teach how to conduct research projects but also expose trainees to various career paths.

For Fairness

The US National Institutes of Health is working to make peer review fair, says Richard Nakamura, the director of the NIH Center for Scientific Review.

Where Are They Now?

The immunology department at the University of Toronto surveyed its graduates to determine the career paths they are following.

Moving On and Up?

Moving to a more elite institution doesn't increase scientific performance, a new study finds.