Blogs We like
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.