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Scientists Fear DACA Cancellation
Jef Akst, Shawna Williams | Sep 4, 2017
Some researchers are at risk of job loss and even deportation if Trump decides to end a program that allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to obtain work permits.
Opinion: Tales from the Nonacademic Career Path
Anna Kriebs | Sep 3, 2017
Graduate students from The Scripps Research Institute share how they prepared to enter policy, law, biotech, 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.
Jobs for Refugee Scientists
Kerry Grens | Oct 7, 2015
The European Commission has pledged to help find positions for researchers fleeing their home countries.
Think Before You Fire
Sarah Ramsay | May 1, 2015
Industry layoffs may save a few dollars, at the cost of losing the collective brainpower of thousands of scientists.
Bias in Hiring Female STEM Faculty
Kerry Grens | Apr 14, 2015
Women applying to faculty openings in science or engineering have a two-fold better chance of getting the job than men, according to a hiring simulation.
Layoffs, Restructuring at GSK
Tracy Vence | Dec 4, 2014
GlaxoSmithKline is eliminating 900 US jobs—most in R&D.
Opinion: The Planet Needs More Plant Scientists
Alan M. Jones | Oct 1, 2014
Academia is not producing sufficient PhDs in the plant sciences to solve the crop production challenges facing a rapidly growing population.
Opinion: How Postdocs Can Participate
Jessica Polka | Sep 18, 2014
Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers should be taking part in discussions on the future of biomedical research.
STEM Graduates Branch Out
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 15, 2014
Most science, technology, engineering, and math degree-holders seek jobs unrelated to their academic disciplines, according to a report.