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  • How COVID-19 affects talent attraction and what you can do

    • Apr 9, 2020

    It’s hard to know how long the current situation will last and what the impact on hiring will be in the immediate future. Some industries and career levels will see a larger impact than others.

  • How COVID-19 affects the job search and what you can do

    • Apr 9, 2020

    It’s hard to know how long the current situation will last and what the impact on hiring will be in the immediate future. Some industries and career levels will see a larger impact than others.

  • The Importance of Scientific Management Training

    • Dec 30, 2016

    Often academic careers and the corresponding skills needed to succeed, are thought to be unrelated to other job sectors, but taking a closer look at the professional skill set in academe may prove to be more universal than they originally appeared.

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook for Hydrologists

    • Dec 30, 2016

    Interested in pursing a career in becoming a hydrologist and want to know where the workforce is headed? Make sure to read this Occupational Outlook Handbook to learn more about employment for hydrologists.

  • Failure to Launch

    • Nov 26, 2016

    The need for increased diversity in the STEM fields is a generally accepted goal, however, this ideal leads to the fundamental question: what more can academic professionals be doing?

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook for Environmental Scientists and Specialists

    • Nov 25, 2016

    Learn more about what Environmental Scientists do, how they're paid and projected employment rates in this edition of the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook.

  • Can Solar and Space Physics Students Find Research Careers?

    • Oct 29, 2016

    With increasing job competition in the STEM workforce experts are curious to know effects for jobseekers in the relatively small pool of solar and space physics.

  • Science Communications Careers

    • Oct 28, 2016
    • Alaina G. Levine

    This Q&A portion of the Science Communications Careers webinar answers audience questions on how to learn, establish and grow within the field.

  • Stop Resisting Nonfaculty Careers

    • Oct 28, 2016

    Many students become so enthralled by pursing a career in academia that they often turn a blind eye to even better opportunities.

  • Charlie Mandeville

    • Oct 25, 2016

    Read about USGS Program Coordinator Charlie Mandeville and both his international and domestic work.

  • I Have a Mentor - Now What Do I Do: 5 Tips for

    • Oct 25, 2016
    • Alaina G Levine

    In case you missed the webinar, here are 5 tips to keep in mind when developing your mentor relationship!

  • I Have a Mentor - Now what?

    • Oct 13, 2016

    This latest webinar explores how to grow the mentor relationship, how to optimize the partnership and the common challenges faced by both advisor and protege.

  • Research Projects 101

    • Sep 26, 2016
    • Alaina G Levine

    We all know research projects are beneficial to geoscientists...but why? And how can you successfully and obtain the opportunity? This webinar will explore how to find and land a research opportunity

  • What Should I Do with My Life: Steps to Identify Career Paths, Positions Yourself for Success and Enjoy the Ride

    • Sep 24, 2016
    • Alaina G. Levine

    Learn how to explore different ideas you have for yourself and your career by identifying, creating and seizing opportunities. This article discusses ideas proposed from the corresponding webinar and give insight on what career moves you can do today to plan for the future AND enjoy the present.

  • Anatomy of a Job Ad

    • Sep 24, 2016

    Feeling like you may never hear back from potential employers? Make sure that you fully understand what their job ads are asking and how to best structure your resume.

  • 5 Tips for Finding and Landing a Research Project

    • Sep 23, 2016
    • Alaina G Levine

    We all know research projects are beneficial to geoscientists...but why? And how can you successfully and obtain the opportunity?

  • Gari Mayberry

    • Sep 23, 2016

    Read about volcanologist, Gari Mayberry, Geological Hazards Advisor to the U.S. Acengy for International Development.

  • Ann Tihansky

    • Aug 26, 2016

    Read about Ann Tihansky, geologist, outreach specialist and editor for U.S. Geological Survey’s award winning newsletter, NEWSWAVE.

  • Networking Best Practices

    • Aug 19, 2016

    It can be a daunting aspect to the job hunt, but with these expert tips your next networking task will be a networking opportunity!

  • Think Before You Postdoc

    • Aug 19, 2016

    Already decided on graduate school? A new study emphasizes the importance of looking at your career path from all angles before applying