alternative careers
Opinion: Tales from the Nonacademic Career Path
Anna Kriebs | Sep 2, 2017
Graduate students from The Scripps Research Institute share how they prepared to enter policy, law, biotech, and beyond.
Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2017
Researchers and institutions seek to bridge the gap between emerging life science professionals and available positions.
Making the Most of School
Viviane Callier | May 1, 2016
Agencies and institutions strive to better prepare graduate students and postdocs for futures in academia and beyond.
Post-Grad Job Prospects
Viviane Callier | Apr 28, 2016
A new study quantifies the imbalance between the number of biomedical graduate job seekers and available positions in the U.S.
Opinion: Hone Your Craft, Sell Your Skills
Viviane Callier and Nathan L. Vanderford | May 12, 2014
In an ever-changing job market, PhD scientists should be careful not to confuse their passion with their research foci, and to avoid academic tunnel vision.
Start It Up
Dan Cossins | Apr 1, 2013
Young researchers who left the academic path to transform their bright ideas into thriving companies discuss their experiences, and how you can launch your own business.
Online Career Planning
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 7, 2012
One of the largest biological professional societies has developed an online tool to help early stage scientists plan successful careers.