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

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

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

Working With Downscaled Datasets

 JUL 23, 2015     ADRIENNE WOOTTEN This post originally appeared on May 20, 2013 and is part of our throw-back series. One of the projects I’m involved with for the Southeast Climate Science Center involves synthesizing the information available from several datasets created from downscaled climate change projections.  In the process of working on this project I was … Continue reading Working With Downscaled Datasets