Steps To Successful Grant Writing

Successful grant proposals are ones in which the project goals and objectives of the grantee and those of the granter are in agreement, and the recipient has convinced the provider that the proposed plan described for bringing about the goals …

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The Science of Scientific Writing

If the reader is to grasp what the writer means, the writer must understand what the reader needs

Science is often hard to read. Most people assume that its difficulties are born out of necessity, out of the extreme complexity …

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What the Best College Teachers Do

What makes a great teacher great? Who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable answers …

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National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members. We are 100% dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. …

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Professor Destressor

Dr. Susan Robison provides personal and professional coaching.

If you are a college professor or administrator who wants to make a difference while you are making a living … you’ve come to the right place. Educators who live and work …

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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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The Dissertation Coach

This company is focused on helping graduate students finish their thesis or dissertation and making graduate school a positive learning experience. Some members have indicated that they have attended seminars presented by Alison Miller, a dissertation and life coach from …

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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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On the Cutting Edge

On the Cutting Edge is a program developed to provide professional development resources for early career faculty in the geosciences. The On the Cutting Edge Professional Development Program for Geoscience Faculty brings together workshops, websites, and research activities to support …

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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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Writing a solid peer review

Nicolas and Gordon 2011 A quick guide to writing a solid peer review, EOS.
Abstract
Scientific integrity and consensus rely on the peer review process, a defining feature of scientific discourse that subjects the literature forming the foundation of credible …

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The Dissertation Coach

This company is focused on helping graduate students finish their thesis or dissertation and making graduate school a positive learning experience.One person indicated that they had attended seminars presented by Alison Miller, a dissertation and life coach from the Dissertation …

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Jo Van Every.ca

Imagine the academic life you would really like to have.
It would include all the best parts of what you have now. It might also include some things you wish you had but have set aside as impossible dreams.

What …

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How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper

An essential guide for succeeding in today’s competitive environment, this book provides beginning scientists and experienced researchers with practical advice on writing about their work and getting published. This new, updated edition discusses the latest print and Internet resources. Preparing, …

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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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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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At the Helm: Leading Your Laboratory

Since 2002, the first edition of this best-selling book has helped thousands of newly appointed principal investigators successfully transition to running their own labs. But changes in technology continue to transform the way science is done, affecting ways in which …

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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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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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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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Academic Coaching and Writing

Academic Coaching and Writing (ACW) is a group of professional academic coaches and consultants dedicated to supporting your academic writing and career needs. Our services include research consulting and coaching for dissertation and academic writing; career and professional growth (including …

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10 Tips for Women Students in Science Fields

A recent and quite interesting meta-study, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the American Association of University Women (AAUW), located eight factors that contribute to the disparity between the number of female and male college students electing the sciences: …

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10 simple rules to get a grant via PLOS

This is an editorial from PLOS to try to help scientists in making the next academic career step—becoming a young principal investigator. Leo Chalupa has joined us in putting together ten simple rules for getting grants, based on our many …

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