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 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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American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has put together excellent resources about communicating science. They also offer various webinars on the topic, which can be found at http://membercentral.aaas.org/multimedia/webinars

Scientists and engineers often find that they need to discuss …

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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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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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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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All About That Space

Video on NASA Youtube channel “ReelNASA” set to music from musician Meghan Trainor’s mega hit “All About That Bass”. Includes shots of space and dance routines featuring interns at NASA’s Johnson Space Center…

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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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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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“Negotiation Academy” Podcasts

Each podcast is about 10 minutes long, and has a mini-lesson, based on a Columbia University MBA class in negotiation.

Negotiation often comes up on ESWN discussions, and was identified as a major professional development topic in our surveys (in …

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