The Existential Crisis of Being a Graduate Student

FEB 6, 2017     LINDSEY PARKINSON So, we’re in graduate school, ready to throw ourselves into a new chapter of life as “early career scientists.” Now what? We’re in a new world with endless possibilities and unknown limits - where do we even begin? My first year in Fairbanks, AK I worked as a technician at the … Continue reading The Existential Crisis of Being a Graduate Student

In case you blinked, here’s a review of the 2-day, action-packed, breakneck-paced, 1st ever National CSC Student and Early Career Training

Facebook Twitter  NOV 8, 2016     ANDREW BATTLES Last week, I attended the National CSC Student and Early Career Training held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and left feeling inspired, empowered, and with many new friends. From November 2-3rd, students, postdocs, and professionals from the Department of the Interior’s National Climate Science Centers came together to … Continue reading In case you blinked, here’s a review of the 2-day, action-packed, breakneck-paced, 1st ever National CSC Student and Early Career Training

A Leg Up on Applying for the NSF GRFP

SEP 12, 2016     KRISTEN EMMETT Kristen Emmett, graduate research assistant in the Ecosystem Dynamics Lab at Montana State University, recently was awarded a National Science Foundation fellowship. Photo by Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez (MSU). After working outside of academia for eight years I decided to earn a graduate degree. In my first year back to school I was … Continue reading A Leg Up on Applying for the NSF GRFP