Social Networking for Scientists

This wiki is a gathering place for anyone with a passion and interest in science communication and workshop attendees from across the country so that everyone can continue to learn about the topic as well as network with one another.…

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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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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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MS PHDs

From the webpage: “The Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Science (MS PHD’S®) initiative was developed by and for underrepresented minorities with the overall purpose of facilitating our increased participation in Earth system science.

The …

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Joint Fire Science Program

FireScience.gov is your one-stop source to access fire science information, resources and funding announcements for scientists, fire practitioners and decision makers.

We are committed to improving your access to fire science information. On this site, you can:

-Apply for funding…

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Informal relations

Women are more likely to realize career benefits from informal relationships with colleagues and others if they are in a discipline that comprises at least 15% women and are not simply tokens, finds
a study.…

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Four Ways Women Stunt Their Careers Unintentionally

Looking back through scores of interviews we’ve conducted in the course of training and coaching engagements, and returning to the 360 reports, these are the four specific low-confidence behaviors cited by managers (male and female alike):
-Being overly modest
-Not …

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COACh

COACh is a grass-roots organization that is working to increase the number and career success of women scientists and engineers through innovative programs and strategies. Membership is free and open to anyone who shares its passion for building capacity in …

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AMS Summer Policy Colloquium

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 a cohort that …

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AGI Geoscience Policy Internships

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 water, energy, and mineral resources; geologic hazards, environmental protection, and …

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A Lab of Their Own

Attract them as students and recruit them as faculty. Do what you can to keep them in the academy. That’s generally been the mantra of those who are concerned about the dearth of women in university science.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute …

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30 Useful Social Media Monitoring Tools

If you work in online marketing or social media, you know how difficult it can be to try and be everywhere at once. Social media monitoring tools can be extremely useful to help brands, companies and individuals keep up with …

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10 Tips for Women Students in Science Fields

There is growing concern at American colleges about why so few women study science, technology, engineering, or math (the so-called “STEM” fields). Though women constitute more than half of undergraduates, according to a study of college students in 2009, 138,000 …

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