Getting the Most Bang For Your Conservation Buck

OCT. 15, 2020 by TINA MOZELEWSKI Editor's Note: This is a guest post from Tina Mozelewski, a Ph.D. student in North Carolina State University's (NCSU) Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and 2018-2019 Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Global Change Research Fellow. This blog is reposted with permission from the Climate Impacts Blog hosted by … Continue reading Getting the Most Bang For Your Conservation Buck

Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Fellows Retreat

JUN 18, 2018     JAMIE MOSEL Photo: Jeanne Brown As a first year PhD student, being a part of the Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center is a spectacular learning opportunity. Each month, I’m able to participate in meetings and seminars, to learn about the work of other researchers and students, and to improve my own research and … Continue reading Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Fellows Retreat

Finding mentors and making it work long-distance: Perspectives from an NSF GRIP Intern

MAR 27, 2018     DEIDRE JAEGER Deidre monitoring a green ash tree and downloading accelerometer sensor data in a residential yard in Boulder, CO, November, 2017. Today my colleague asked me, “are you going to test these sensors on a tree up in the mountains so you can go somewhere out-of-town?” My response was, “Nope, I’m putting … Continue reading Finding mentors and making it work long-distance: Perspectives from an NSF GRIP Intern

Balancing Grad School and a Career

MAR 12, 2018     APARNA BAMZAI-DODSON AND LINDSEY MIDDLETON Photo: Brian Miller Many early-career scientists balance a multitude of roles when attending graduate school, from the heavy demands of coursework and research to teaching and thesis and dissertation writing, not to mention the added responsibilities of a job or career. To offer two perspectives among many in … Continue reading Balancing Grad School and a Career

How to achieve work-life balance: Stories of success from CSC Science Moms

FEB 26, 2018    by DR. TONI LYN MORELLI, DR. ABBY LYNCH, DR. NICOLE DECRAPPEO AND DR. MICHELLE STAUDINGER As we gear up for Women’s History Month, the Early Career Climate Forum and the Fisheries Blog are joining forces to highlight and build upon the personal stories of female researchers in our scientific networks by showcasing perspectives from the Department of Interior Climate Science … Continue reading How to achieve work-life balance: Stories of success from CSC Science Moms

Now Hiring! Where to Look for Summer Funding

JAN 22, 2018     CLAY TUCKER AND TAYLOR ROWLEY Internship - career issues and concepts word cloud illustration. Word collage concept. Graduate funding often matches the 9-month term that most professors hold, so not every graduate student has access to year-round funding. Perhaps you pick up a job at the local coffee shop, or maybe you move … Continue reading Now Hiring! Where to Look for Summer Funding

Organization – One of the Keys to Reaching Goals

JUN 12, 2017     ADRIENNE WOOTTEN You know, I can’t count the number of times I’ve ended up in the position in this cartoon.  In the case of graduate school, this can be both detrimental and helpful.  Helpful, because when you are in classes it can mean that your homework and class projects get done on time.  … Continue reading Organization – One of the Keys to Reaching Goals

Setting Reasonable Goals For Yourself and Meeting Them

FEB 21, 2017     WINSLOW HANSEN I like a good goal. I like checking off the old box when something has been completed. Learning how to set goals can help us strive to get to the next level, increase our proficiency, get a paper submitted for publication, learn new statistical approaches. But goals can also be our … Continue reading Setting Reasonable Goals For Yourself and Meeting Them