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  • 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 Ways to Grow the Mentor Partnership

    • 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, Position 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.

  • News and advice

    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.

  • News and advice

    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.

  • Mentoring and networking

    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

  • News and advice

    Applying Research Skills to Explore Careers

    • Jul 22, 2016

    In this Inside HigherEd article, Joseph Barber encourages Ph.D. and Postdoc students to carve out their own career path instead of settling for a beaten path.

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    Ashanti Johnson

    • Jul 22, 2016

    Read about distinguished oceanographer, and Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Recruitment at the University of Texas at Arlington, Dr. Ashanti Johnson.

  • Science Communication Careers

    • Jul 13, 2016

    Watch this webinar and learn about different career paths you can take, how to market yourself to perspective employers, what skills to hone now and how to set yourself up for future success.

  • Siri-Jodha Khalsa

    • Jun 24, 2016

    Read about Research Scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, Dr. Siri-Jodha Khalsa.

  • News and advice

    How to Decide What to Do Next

    • Jun 24, 2016

    Managing job offers or planning the next step in your career can be overwhelming at best. Inside Higher Ed published an article offering a strategy that is both logical and emotional.

  • Do's and don'ts for developing a CV

    Do's and Don'ts for Developing a CV

    • Jun 1, 2016

    For your best CV check out these dos and donts!

  • Linda Smith

    • May 20, 2016

    Read about Co-founder and Director of Filters For Families Dr. Linda Smith

  • Psychometric testing in interviews

    Psychometric Testing in Interviews

    • May 2, 2016

    Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.