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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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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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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Postdocs Applying Climate Expertise Fellowship Program

The goal of this postdoctoral program is to grow the pool of scientists qualified to transfer advances in climate science and climate prediction into climate-related decision framework(s) and decision tools. The program pairs early-career climate scientists with two co-hosting institutions: …

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NCAR Advanced Study Program

The Advanced Study Program (ASP) is unique in its encompassing support of NCAR goals and objectives. The ASP mission, broadly defined, is to help NCAR and the scientific communities it serves prepare for the future. We work across scientific disciplines …

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Safety while working in the field

Fieldwork plays an important role in initiating students into the geoscience community of practice, providing learning opportunities not possible through classroom lectures, lab work, or computer exercises alone [Mogk and Goodwin, 2012]. It’s no wonder, then, that fieldwork is a …

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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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The National Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship

The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. This fellowship is for current graduate students …

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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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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.…

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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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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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NOAA Student Opportunitity

Multiple opportunities with NOAA for undergraduate students.
The Student Opportunities website is designed to provide information about educational opportunities that are available throughout NOAA. Information on scholarships, internships and fellowships including a brief description of each program; application deadline; award …

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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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Journal of Science Communication

The Journal of Science Communication is an online, open-access journal focused on the relationship between scientific research and the media. Since the world of communication and the scientific community are now undergoing a rapid and uncertain transition, JCOM wants to …

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Leopold Leadership Program

Scientific research provides knowledge that is needed for innovations and breakthroughs for sustainability. The Leopold Leadership Program provides outstanding academic researchers with the skills, approaches, and theoretical frameworks for translating their knowledge to action and for catalyzing change to address …

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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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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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Google Faculty Research Awards

At Google, we are committed to developing new technologies to help our users find and use information. While we do significant in-house research and engineering, we also maintain strong ties with academic institutions worldwide pursuing innovative research in core areas …

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Heatstroke: Nature in an Age of Global Warming

Around the world, climate change is indicated by natural events-especially in shifting migration routes-leading to results familiar (species die-out) and unexpected-like the discovery of a heretofore unprecedented “pizzly,” a bear cub with one polar parent and one grizzly. In this …

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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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Girls on Ice

A mountaineering adventure and learning experience for young women. Girls on Ice is a unique, FREE, wilderness science education program for high school girls. Each year two teams of 9 teenage girls and 3 instructors spend 12 days exploring and …

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Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast

David Archer’s book is an accessible, entertaining, but detailed account of how scientists are trying to predict future climate change. It is an excellent book and should be the first port of call for anyone wanting to delve deeper into …

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Geek Feminism Blog

The Geek Feminism blog exists to support, encourage, and discuss issues facing women in geek communities, including science and technology, gaming, SF fandom, and more.…

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Faculty for the Future Program

The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Program supports outstanding women from developing countries in their pursuit of advanced Graduate Studies in STEM at leading universities worldwide.

The program also has an extended mission to encourage community building through in-person …

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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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EPA Funding Opportunities

Supporting high quality research by the nation’s leading scientists and engineers to improve EPA’s scientific basis for decisions on national environmental issues.…

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Ecological Society of America (ESA) awards

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) sponsors multiple awards annually for a range of career levels. ESA encourages nominations from traditionally underrepresented groups and also have an awards specifically for the commitment to increasing diversity of future ecologists. Information on …

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Dreyfus Environmental Chemistry Program

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation seeks to further the development of scientific leadership in the field of environmental chemistry with a postdoctoral fellowship program. The Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry provides a principal investigator with an award of $120,000 …

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Coaching Service: Escaping the Ivory Tower

Is academia making you miserable?

Are you becoming restless, depressed, apathetic, or cynical? Are you struggling to find a job or finish your degree? Is your teaching feeling rote? Have you lost your enthusiasm for research? Are you resenting your …

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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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Climate Voices – A Science Speakers Network

Climate Voices, Science Speakers Network brings scientists and their fellow citizens together in discussions of climate science and local impacts of climate change. The purpose of the network is to share scientists’ expertise and engage citizens in meaningful, ongoing dialogue …

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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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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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AMS Student Travel Grants

Travel grants are available for senior undergraduate and graduate students to attend AMS meetings held in the U.S. or Canada. AMS recognizes the considerable benefit that students can gain from attending conferences even if they are not presenting a paper …

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Articles from Nature about women in science

Science remains institutionally sexist. Despite some progress, women scientists are still paid less, promoted less frequently, win fewer grants and are more likely to leave research than similarly qualified men. This special issue of Nature takes a hard look at …

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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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American Meteorological Society Scholarships and Fellowships

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers an array of graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships with the support of its members, corporations, and government agencies nationwide. The fellowships and scholarships help further the education of outstanding graduate and undergraduate students pursuing …

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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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