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  • Managing a Research Group

    • May 19, 2015
    • Alaina G. Levine

    What does it take to lead and manage a successful, productive and cohesive research group? In this webinar, we will delve into the fundamentals of leadership and teambuilding, specifically as it relates to a research group environment.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Women in the Geosciences: Practical, Positive Practices Toward Parity

    • May 8, 2015

    From identifying gender-related issues in STEM fields to increasing diverse participation, this publication proves an invaluable resource for everyone in the geoscience community.

  • News and advice

    Internships 101: The Benefits of Internships to Interns and Their Employers

    • Mar 24, 2015
    • Alaina G. Levine

    Internships are offered by organizations not out of philanthropy, but rather as an inexpensive way to “audition” new talent. There is great value to be had in pursuing an internship, whether you plan on a research career or not, and the skills and experience that you gain will serve you well in any profession.

  • Christopher Thorton

    • Feb 26, 2015

    Read about Lead Program Officer for Research, Conservation and Exploration at the National Geographic Society, Christopher Thorton.

  • Rolf Hut

    • Feb 9, 2015

    Read about hydrologist and science communication expert Rolf Hut.

  • Matthew Miller

    • Jan 29, 2015

    Read about research hydrologist Matthew Miller.

  • Jennifer Bauer

    • Jan 15, 2015

    Read about landslide mapping consultant Jennifer Bauer.

  • News and advice

    The Surprising, Hidden Return on Investment of Optimizing Your Conference Participation

    • Dec 2, 2014
    • Alaina G. Levine

    There is hidden value in every conference you attend. Learn how to identify and extract that value. Discover how to get the most out of attending an academic or industry conference, how to behave with speakers, how to meet the most important people at the conferences, and how to identify the most valuable sessions, events, and other experiences at the conference.

  • 10+ (Surprising!) Ways You Can Use LinkedIn to Advance Your Career and Profession

    • Oct 21, 2014
    • Alaina G. Levine

    Allow me to get right to the point: Get on LinkedIn, then Get active in LinkedIn, then you’ll Get a job via LinkedIn.

  • Zack Lawrence

    • Oct 14, 2014

    Read about ExxonMobil Acquisition Project Technical Lead Geophysical Operations Zack Lawrence.

  • 10 (Surprising!) Ways You Can Use LinkedIn to Advance Your Career and Profession

    • Oct 7, 2014
    • Alaina G. Levine

    Improve your profile and also customize a plan to optimize your presence on LinkedIn. In this webinar, learn how LinkedIn is utilized by successful people in your field and how it is used as a hiring technique to identify potential among employers!

  • Jeff Wynn

    • Sep 14, 2014

    Read about research geophysicist Jeff Wynn.

  • Arlene Fiore

    • Jul 28, 2014

    Read about atmospheric chemist Arlene Fiore.

  • Lika Guhathakurta

    • Jul 11, 2014

    Read about heliophysicist Lika Guhathakurta.

  • Raj Pandya

    • Jun 18, 2014

    Read about atmospheric scientist and public engagement expert Raj Pandya.

  • Association of Polar Early Career Scientists Promotes Professional Skills

    • Jun 7, 2014
    • Allen Pope, Gerlis Fugmann, and Frigga Kruse

    Although focused on polar and cryospheric scientists, APECS’s resources give general advice that can help scientists of all disciplines develop “soft skills.”

  • I Am About to Graduate – What on Earth Do I Do Now? 10 Things You Can Do Now to Get a Job

    • May 13, 2014
    • Alaina G. Levine

    In this webinar, you will learn what you can do RIGHT NOW to get a job and advance in your career. In discussing a strategic plan that you can adapt at any stage of your career, you'll feel more confident and excited about what your future holds.

  • I am About to Graduate – What on Earth do I do now?

    • May 13, 2014
    • Alaina G. Levine

    I am About to Graduate – What on Earth do I do now? Focus on the Informational Interview

  • Chelle Gentemann

    • Mar 4, 2014

    Read about remote sensing expert Chelle Gentemann.

  • Women in Geosciences: Webinar: Improving Your Chance of Success

    • Feb 25, 2014
    • Alaina G. Levine

    This webinar will explore how women (and men) can ensure success and enable their team's success by recognizing effects of verbal and non-verbal communication leaving you ready to tackle that glass ceiling!