National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Career Guides
The National Academies have published several reports related to career planning, including a series of publications ranking U.S. doctoral programs in several different disciplines. Other topics include scientific ethics and the experiences of women in science, engineering and medicine.
Understanding Interventions That Encourage Minorities to Pursue Research Careers:
This is a summary of the 2006 Understanding Interventions conference.
National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES)
The NCSES, formerly the Division of Science Resources Statistics, was established within the National Science Foundation. The NCSES’ mission is for the collection, interpretation, analysis, and dissemination of objective data on the science and engineering enterprise.
Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future
This congressionally requested report makes four recommendations along with 20 implementation actions that federal policy-makers should take to create high-quality jobs and focus new science and technology efforts on meeting the nation's needs, especially in the area of clean, affordable energy.