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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • Read about USGS Program Coordinator Charlie Mandeville and both his international and domestic work.
  • In case you missed the webinar, here are 5 tips to keep in mind when developing your mentor relationship!

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Read about volcanologist, Gari Mayberry, Geological Hazards Advisor to the U.S. Acengy for International Development.
  • We all know research projects are beneficial to geoscientists...but why? And how can you successfully and obtain the opportunity?

  • Read about Ann Tihansky, geologist, outreach specialist and editor for U.S. Geological Survey’s award winning newsletter, NEWSWAVE.
  • Already decided on graduate school? A new study emphasizes the importance of looking at your career path from all angles before applying

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

  • AGI Workforce staff surveyed all bachelor's master's and doctoral students graduating in the 2013-14 academic year.

  • The National Science Foundation recently published a report showing that U.S. science and engineering industries have grown in immigrant diversity rates.

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