The Earth Science Jobs Network (ES_Jobs_Net)

The Earth Science Jobs Network (ES_Jobs_Net) is a service provided by ESWN to the broader scientific community. Both men and women are welcome to join ES_Jobs_Net, and individuals can post jobs to the list without joining the list. Please note …

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Presidential Management Fellowship

Presidential Management Fellows, graduates including those with MS, PhD, JD, etc., receive 2 years of classroom training, work assignments, and developmental assignments related to leadership, management, and policy.

The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program is administered by the U.S. Office …

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Presidential Innovation Fellowship

Presidential Innovation Fellows are private, non-governmental, and academic professionals. They are paired with innovators from the government to develop solutions to national problems.

The Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) program brings the principles, values, and practices of the innovation economy into …

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What do researchers do?

‘What do researchers do?’ is a series of publications exploring the destinations and career paths of doctoral graduates and how they contribute to society, culture and economy.…

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Pathways to Science

Pathways to Science is a project of the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) that supports pathways to the STEM fields. They place particular emphasis on connecting underrepresented groups with STEM programs, funding, mentoring, and resources. Use this website to find …

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UC Santa Cruz Science Communication Program

The UC-Santa Cruz Science Communication Program, a post-graduate program for scientists at all levels, is a year-long science writing program. Through classroom work and diverse internships, graduates of the program learn to communicate science to the public and make a …

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Tomorrow’s Professor

Access to Tomorrows-Professor eNewlsetter (or you can sign up to receive it in your inbox) with postings twice weekly, usually on Monday and Thursday mornings, Pacific Standard Time. The eNewsletter seeks to foster a diverse, world-wide teaching and learning ecology …

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The Academic Ladder

feeling overwhelmed by all the demands on your time? this website has several resources that you can utilize to “get help with the climb” — including online writing groups as well as group and individual coaching for all career stages.…

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myIDP

myIDP, or Individual Development Plan, is a tool to help you identify your skills, interests, and values related to science careers. IDP assists in figuring out how to leverage your expertise into a career.

myIDP provides:
– Exercises to help …

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What do researchers do?

‘What do researchers do?’ is a series of publications exploring the destinations and career paths of doctoral graduates and how they contribute to society, culture and economy.

What do researchers do? is designed to help:
– doctoral researchers, research staff …

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The Versatile PhD

The Versatile PhD helps graduate students prepare for and identify non-academic careers. You have the option of joining the free community as well as subscribing to some premium content.…

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NCAR Advanced Studies Program Fellowships

The NCAR Advanced Studies Program offers postdoctoral fellowships, a faculty fellowship program, and a graduate student visitors program. From the webpage: “The ASP mission, broadly defined, is to help NCAR and the scientific communities it serves prepare for the future. …

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National Academies Research Associateship Program

From the webpage: “The mission of the NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP) is to promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U. S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities …

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Society of Physics Students Internships

Through the SPS summer internship program, physics undergraduates are placed in organizations that utilize their knowledge, experience and energy to advance meaningful assignments relevant to the organization and the advancement of physics more generally. Participating organizations assign one or more …

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Opportunities with NASA: One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) Student Online Application for NASA Internships, Fellowships, and Scholarships

Opportunities with NASA: One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) Student Online Application for NASA Internships, Fellowships, and Scholarships

OSSI is a NASA-wide system for the recruitment, application, selection and career development of undergraduate and graduate students primarily in science, technology, engineering …

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NOAA Climate and Global Change Fellowship

The overarching purpose of the program is to help create and train the next generation of leading researchers needed for climate studies. Anticipating the large amounts of data that was gathered from NOAA efforts, such as TOGA and TOGA COARE …

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SSSA Congressional Science Fellowship

From the webpage: “The Congressional Science Fellowship Program is unique opportunity for [Soil Science] Society members with an interest in working at the intersection of science and government. For almost 30 years, a graduate student member has been selected to …

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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

ORISE offers hundreds of science education experiences at national laboratories and federal agencies.

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships and research experiences. These programs are available to science and …

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GSA Congressional Science Fellowship

From the webpage: “Put your expertise to work helping shape science and technology policy on Capitol Hill. The GSA-USGS Congressional Science Fellow spends a year working as a staff member for a Member of Congress or congressional committee.” Part of …

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Hiring Authorities: Students and Recent Graduates

The Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental …

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Going Alt-Ac: How to Begin

Maybe you have become disenchanted with academia and/or the academic job search, or you have recently discovered the numerous possibilities outside of the university. Perhaps you have known from the beginning that a different path calls to you, or maybe …

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Geoscience Policy Internships and Fellowships with AGI

Be a Geoscience Policy Intern with the American Geosciences Institute! The Geoscience Policy Program represents the geoscience community in Washington DC, and actively works with Congress and federal agencies to foster sound public policy in areas that affect geoscientists, including …

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Finding a Job

The post graduate degree job hunt varies widely across the disciplines. The process for securing a job with an MBA will look much different than hunting for an academic home for your PhD. While excellent programs and professors will provide …

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Find Jobs: Vitae

The Chronicle of Higher Education contains job searches for careers in academia, educational organizations, for-profit organizations, and non-profits/government organizations.…

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CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellowships

Offered by the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST), the CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellowships place professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature for one-year appointments. The fellowships are ideal for qualified applicants who are interested …

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Branching Points

Branching points is a collection of resources designed to give science graduate students ideas for nonacademic careers. Much of the material here is based on the dozens of informational interviews I conducted to figure out what I wanted to do …

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Career Options for PhDs

The following lists of potential career options for those with PhD are far from exhaustive. Increasingly PhDs are found in a wide range of job sectors. A good approach for learning about any sector not listed here is to start …

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AMS Congressional Science Fellowship

From the webpage: “The AMS Congressional Science Fellowship makes it possible for one scientist to spend a full year in the U.S. Congress working on science policy issues. (S)he will also be a member of the AAAS Science and Technology …

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AMS Summer Policy Colloquium

From the webpage: “Each year, the AMS Summer Policy Colloquium brings a select group to Washington, D.C. for an intense, ten-day immersion in science policy. Graduate students, faculty and professionals in the field of atmospheric sciences and their applications form …

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American Geosciences Institute Internships and Fellowships

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) offers several internships and fellowships in the areas of policy and communication. They include:

-Geoscience Policy Internship (12-14 week internship for BS/BA or MS/MA students/recent graduates)
-AGI/Schlumberger Fellowship in Geoscience Communication (6-12 month appointment for …

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American Chemical Society Public Policy Fellowships

The American Chemical Society (ACS) offers two public policy fellowships. The ACS Congressional Fellowship is a one-year opportunity; two ACS members per year are placed on Capitol Hill as part of the larger, AAAS-administered program. The ACS Science Policy Fellowship …

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ACS Public Policy Fellowships

From the page: “The American Chemical Society (ACS) offers two public policy fellowships. The ACS Congressional Fellowship is a one-year opportunity; two ACS members per year are placed on Capitol Hill as part of the larger, AAAS-administered program. The ACS …

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AGI Policy Fellowships

The American Geosciences Institute offers policy-focused fellowships working on policy “in areas that affect geoscientists, including water, energy, and mineral resources; geologic hazards, environmental protection, and federal funding for geoscience research and education.” Geoscience Policy Internship is for bachelors or …

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AGU Congressional Science Fellowships

From the webpage: “The demands on Congress to establish sound public policy on scientific issues have never been greater, the effects of which are far-reaching. In response to these congressional needs, AGU is pleased to have sponsored a Congressional Science …

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AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program

From the webpage: “This 10-week summer program places science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows use their academic training as they research, write, and report today’s headlines, sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to the …

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AAAS Mass Media Sciene and Engineering Fellows Program

This 10-week summer program places science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows use their academic training as they research, write, and report today’s headlines, sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to the public. Fellows often …

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AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships are opportunities for accomplished accomplished scientists and engineers to participate in and contribute to the federal policymaking process while learning firsthand about the intersection of science and policy.

Must hold a doctoral level degree …

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