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November 7, 2017

Fall Meeting workshop on successful partnerships between academia, industry and government

Calling all scientists interested in building successful interdisciplinary partnerships and students curious about non-academic career paths! The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Hydrology Section Student Subcommittee is hosting a workshop entitled, “Forging successful partnerships between academia, industry, and government: the student’s guide to gaining experience in the non-academic realm.” This workshop will be held at the AGU 2017 Fall Meeting on Tuesday, December 12th in the AGU Career Workshop Room, room …


October 2, 2017

2017 Student and Early Career Scientist Conference: Becoming a Resilient Scientific Community

Are you a student or early career scientist attending the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans in December?  You should consider arriving a day early to not only enjoy some of that famous New Orleans cuisine, but to attend the 2017 AGU Student and Early Career Scientist (SECS) Conference! The 2017 SECS conference will build off previous iterations of the conferences that been associated with the AGU Fall Meeting …


August 31, 2017

Planning for Serendipity: Successfully networking at Fall Meeting (or other conferences)

Conferences are a great place to grow your professional network, and with some careful planning and flexibility, you can maximize your chances of making valuable connections.  Though the abstract deadline for Fall Meeting has come and gone, it’s not too late (or too early) to start developing your networking action plan. Summer (4-6 months): Submit Your Abstract and Book  Accommodations Submit Your Abstract Start your networking well before the meeting.  Distribute …


December 23, 2016

Looking Back at Fall Meeting and Looking Forward to the New Year

We would like to thank everyone who stopped by to visit the Career Center at Fall Meeting.  The Career Center held activities throughout the week, featuring presentations from recruiters and networking groups, workshops, resume reviews, mentoring sessions, career fairs, and more.  We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! If you were unable to attend this year, we hope that you can make it next year in New …


December 5, 2016

No matter where you are in your career path, be sure to visit the Career Center at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting

By Nathaniel Janick Fall Meeting: it’s a time for scientists to come together and share their research.  While it might feel like the science is only being shared in technical sessions, it’s happening all around.  Technical sessions are just one medium to communicate with your fellow scientists; another way that we share our work at Fall Meeting is networking. Networking can take many forms.  It might be a social event …