April 14, 2017

On the Job: Weekly Round-Up: 7-14 April, 2017

Posted by AGU Career Center

The AGU Career Center Newsletter is sent out on the first Tuesday of every month.  It contains AGU news and announcements especially tailored to students and early career scientists, as well as links to articles related to career and professional development and recent jobs posted on the AGU Career Center.  

If you aren’t already subscribed, you can do so by filling out this form.  In the meantime, here are a few articles that you, as job seekers (and future job seekers), may find noteworthy.

On the Job: Join us at 2PM ET on 20 April webinar for “Making the Most Out of Summer Opportunities in the Earth and Space Sciences” with guest presenters Rebecca Haacker and Valerie Sloan of NCAR|UCAR

With summer comes a host of short-term opportunities. Whether you’ll be in the field or doing research, we’ll provide you with strategies to make the summer last. Please join us as our guests Rebecca Haacker and Valerie Sloan from NCAR|UCAR present our webinar on 20 April, 2PM EST.

Harvard Business Review: 4 Kinds of Workplaces, and How to Know Which Is Best for You

There’s nothing like doing work that matters, but that means finding a company, organization, or team with a workplace that’s right for you.

Eos.org: Tackling Sexual Harassment in Science: A Long Road Ahead

At the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine a few weeks ago, scientists discussed weaknesses in their fields’ handling of sexual harassment and how to address shortcomings.

Inside Higher Ed: Using Job Ads for Career Exploration

Reviewing advertisements of all sorts can help you identify appealing job types and sectors that you may never even have heard of, advises Derek Attig.

Eos.org: Geosciences Make Modest Gains but Still Struggle with Diversity

A new report reveals that increasing numbers of women are studying and working in the geosciences, but the field continues to lag in attracting underrepresented groups.

 Nathaniel Janick is the Career Services Coordinator at the American Geophysical Union.