National labs offer options for science careers


Two Ph.D. scientists — researcher Tom Metz and writer Mollie Rappé — talk about how they landed where they are and what it’s like working in the national laboratory system.

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An entrepreneur fights disease on the ground


Educated as a research scientist, Paula Fernandes started a company to solve quality problems in the clinical lab and train healthcare workers around the world.

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Negotiating for scientists


Debra Behrens, a career counselor to grad students and postdocs, tells you how to define what you want, then hammer out a deal.

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Five tips for career success


Advice from academics and professionals in nonprofits and industry on how to navigate your path.

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I recognize myself in some of my students


Aubrey Smith says teaching biology at a community college offers research opportunities, rewarding student achievements and a decent work-life balance.

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ASBMB course got me closer to my SciComm career


While working on her Ph.D., Katharina Henning discovered the science communication career path. Then she found an online class that showed her how to do it.

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A straight and twisting career path


Quira Zeidan never wavered in her straight-line path to a postdoc, but she made time for the teaching and outreach that fed her need for human interaction.

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Could a necktie have made the difference?


Eleftherios Diamandis recalls a big job interview and how it went bust.

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