With one quarter of the year all over, and summer on its way, we run through your favourite posts last month.
First up this month is our ever-popular post on the value of Liebeth Aerts’ PhD, where she takes a look back one year after graduating.
Also popular is our advice on how to answer the dreaded interview question, ‘Tell us something unusual about yourself.’ Your best bet is probably to avoid the most interesting thing.
Writing an academic CV? A lot of people seem to be, based on the popularity of our next post. Here’s 38 tips that’ll help you along the way.
So you want to be a data scientist? It’s a good profession, as we learnt from talks at the recent Naturejobs career expo, San Francisco. Here’s a guide on data science careers. Stay tuned for a follow-up post.
Your greatest weakness is something you probably want to keep close to your chest, so what do you do when someone at an interview asks? Here’s a guide on how to answer.
Our piece on a CV of failures is doing well, thanks to a certain hashtag that has been doing the round recently. We published the idea first, and here’s our piece to prove it.
Leaving academia can be intimidating from a lot of standpoints. Here, Virginia Schutte talks us through the emotional turmoil she found herself in when she decided to go elsewhere.
So you want to be a science journalist but can’t find the right way in? How about an internship? Here’s how you land one.
Another piece in our how to answer series is up next this month, this time on ‘what other jobs have you applied for?’ We run through some tips and techniques to ace it.
In our last entry from the top ten this month, we talk through some of the different options available for scientists away from the bench. Guess what? It’s a big world out there, and scientists are in high demand.
We hope you enjoyed this monthly roundup. See you again soon!