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Monthly Career Update from Science's Next Wave

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To:  Graduate Students
From: Next Wave [mailto:[log in to unmask]]

Subject: Monthly Career Update from Science's Next Wave


Want to find out about scientific workforce trends?  Or learn how to
function in a culturally diverse environment?

L'Oréal USA will award five $20,000 fellowships each year to young women who
are third and fourth year graduate students and to postdoctoral researchers
whose interests are in the natural sciences (biological and physical),
engineering, computer science and Mathematics. The newly created fellowship
program was announced this past March, and applications were made available
online to all young women meeting the listed criteria as of May.  If you are
interested in learning more and feel you might qualify, please visit:
www.lorealusa.com/forwomeninscience.  Applications will be accepted through
November 1, 2003 with appropriate documentation. The first fellowship
recipients will be announced in March of 2004.
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Recent Feature: ** Able Scientists Overcoming Disabilities **
Doing top-notch science is particularly demanding for individuals with
disabilities. But our essayists demonstrate that they're up to the
challenge.
The index, which is FREE, is at
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/06/04/1

Among the feature's highlights-
Scientific Integrity and Ethics: A Dilemma
MiSciNet's advisor takes on a mighty challenge-counseling a new postdoc who
has caught her advisor "reconstructing" her data in a grant proposal he's
writing. What can or should she do?
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/05/28/5

Stepping into the Business World
Our essayist, describes her role as a contact person between her colleagues
in her research department and the industry to encourage collaborations.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/05/28/2

Mentoring Women Scientists
The author explains what's behind the University of Hannover's mentoring
programme for female junior scientists.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/05/28/9

Workforce Trends
The author's piece in the 5/16/03 issue of Science, a year in the writing,
that takes a long hard look at the data on scientific workforce trends in
the US.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/05/21/2

This month's Postdoc Network (PDN) highlights
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/pdn/
-A Spoke in the Wheel: Pre-College Science Education
A unique post-graduate fellowship program allows scientists to move into
pre-college science education.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/06/05/3

Jobmarket News May 2003: Women in Science - A Matter of Money?
Hanne Obbink looks at recent approaches to promote women. At what worked and
what didn't and why so?
http://intl-nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/05/20/2

It's a Jungle Out There, Part 2: Edutrainment, Or Developing More Than One
Leg to Stand On
In a job market where the availability of academic posts depends on what's
trendy, or politically correct, this year, making yourself employable means
diversifying your interests.
http://intl-nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/05/14/1

It's a Jungle Out There, Part 3: How to Make International Mobility Work for
You
Spending time abroad can be both a personal and career enriching experience,
but there are pitfalls you should consider before taking the plunge.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/05/20/1

Return to Academia, Part 4: The Balancing Act and Career Satisfaction
The concluding article in this series on returning to academia. This one
offers tips on balancing the multitudinous responsibilities of the junior
faculty member.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/05/21/4

Report Asks Colleges to Plug a Leaky Pipeline
A draft report from the National Science Board says we need more scientists,
and recommends plugging leaks at the undergraduate level.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/06/05/7

Tooling Up: The Insider's Edge to Developing Workplace Awareness
The ability to function in a culturally diverse environment is a critical
workplace skill, and like most skills, it's one you can develop with effort
and attention.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/06/11/2

I Want to Break Free!
Starting up as a freelance science communicator can be daunting. The
CareerDoctor addresses a number of important issues, like how much to
charge, and how to make sure you take a break.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/06/11/7

Academic Science Bytes
The latest news relevant to your career.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/06/11/6

Canada Science Bytes
Faculty buddy system, campus careers initiative, bursaries, and more.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/06/11/1

US Science Bytes
A collection of recent news of relevance to science and technology careers,
derived from the CPST Comments series.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/05/27/1

Loan Repayment and Redundancy
The GrantDoctor answers a question about loan repayment, then renders
herself redundant by revealing her not-so-secret sources.
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/06/11/5

Quality of Life for Probationary Faculty
Do innovations aimed at improving the quality of life for new faculty
actually work?
http://nextwave.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/05/21/9

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