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Professional Societies

American Fisheries Society

American Society of Naturalists

Association for Women in Science

Genetics Society of America

National Postdoctoral Association

National Science Teachers Association

Society for the Study of Evolution



Blogs We like

Dynamic Ecology

Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics

Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Woman

Small Pond Science

Tenure, She Wrote



Mentoring and Professional Development Resources

American Fisheries Society Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program (hutton.fisheries.org) is a paid summer mentoring program for high school students from traditionally under-represented groups to participate in fisheries-related research.


Diversify EEB (https://diversifyeeb.wordpress.com) highlights ecologists and evolutionary biologists who are women and/or underrepresented minorities.


Earth Science Women’s Network (http://eswnonline.org/welcome/who-we-are/) provides career development, mentoring, and community building for women in geosciences.


My Individual Development Plan (http://myidp.sciencecareers.org) provides exercises to examine skills, interests and values; predictions of which career paths are the best match for you; a tool for setting goals; and articles and resources on STEM careers. 


National Postdoctoral Association (http://www.nationalpostdoc.org)

            Toolkits for establishing and running a postdoctoral association, responsible conduct in research, and creating symposia: http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/?page=toolkits_home

            Guidebook on Advancing Postdoc Women: http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/?page=ElsevierGuidebook

            Diversity webinars: http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/?page=Diversity

            Resources for international postdocs: http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/?page=International

            Career planning: http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/?CoreCompetencies

            Annual meeting: http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/?2017AnnualMeeting


The National Research Mentoring Network (nrmnet.net) provides trainees across biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences with evidence-based mentorship and professional development programming.

            Guided virtual mentorship program: https://nrmnet.net/virtual-mentoring/

            Coaching groups for writing proposals: https://nrmnet.net/grantwriting-coaching-groups/

            Research mentor training: https://nrmnet.net/mentorship-training-programs/

            Research mentee training: https://nrmnet.net/mentorship-training-programs/

            Building capacity for mentor and mentee training: https://nrmnet.net/facilitator-training/

            Career development webinars: https://nrmnet.net/career-development-webinars/

            You-Tube channel: https://nrmnet.net/nrmn-on-youtube/


NextProf Science Future Faculty Workshop (http://sites.lsa.umich.edu/nextprof-science/) provides on-site training at the University of Michigan in how the faculty search process works, building a research program, creating teaching and mentoring philosophies, and networking. 

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