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Resource Articles

Self Assessment

Fiske, P. S. (2001). Put Your Science to Work: The Take-Charge Career Guide for Scientists. Washington, D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Bolles, R. N. (2011). What Color is your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers. Berkeley, Calif.: Ten Speed Press.

The Postdoc Experience

National Academy of Sciences. (2000). Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers: A Guide for Postdoctoral scholars, Advisers, Institutions, Funding Organizations, and Disciplinary Societies. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Career Opportunities

American Association for the Advancement of Science. Science’s Next Wave. [On-line]. Available:

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Career Network Advice Columns. [On-line]. Available:

Heiberger and Vick, eds. (2001). The Academic Job Search Handbook (3rd ed.). University of Pennsylvania Press.

Higher Ed Jobs.[On-Line]. Available:

Public Health Employment Connection. Public Health Candidate Connection Career Action Center. [On-line]. Available:

Reis, R. M. (1997) Tomorrow’s Professor. Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering. New York: IEEE Press. 1997.

On-line Listserv: Tomorrow’s Professor. Available:

Resources on Non-Academic Careers

Robbins-Roth, C. ed. (2005). Alternative Careers in Science. Leaving the Ivory Tower (2nd ed.). San Diego, Calif.: Academic Press.

Kreeger, K. Y. (1999). Guide to Nontraditional Careers in Science. London: Taylor & Francis Group.

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