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October 1, 2017

Publications Resources and Upcoming Professional Development Webinars

In case you missed it, a recording of last week’s webinar “How to Write Effective Reviews (and Improve Your Own Manuscript)” is now available, along with the presentation slides.  You can find both by visiting its page on the AGU Webinars archives.  Gabe Filippelli, our guest presenter and Editor-in-Chief of Geohealth, laid out some considerations that reviewers should take when approaching the review process and also took the time to …


September 22, 2017

Resources for crafting better papers and posters

You may have missed that last week was Peer Review Week, but don’t worry: the publication process last year-round. AGU is committed to bringing you the resources you need to perfect your craft.  Today, I’d like to share with you some of the resources at your disposal from AGU Webinars to recent Eos articles. AGU Webinars We have three webinars in the coming weeks to help you prepare your own publications and …


August 2, 2017

Recap of 20 July Professional Etiquette Webinar

Professional etiquette is rarely explicitly taught, but it can have a big impact on your career. Whether you are working at an internship, starting somewhere new, or are well into your professional career, workplace etiquette can positively influence your reception by your coworkers. In AGU Pathfinder’s most recent Professional Development webinar, Professional Etiquette: Do’s and Don’t’s, Patricia Simpson of Game Changing Etiquette teaches us how to put our best foot …


July 14, 2017

Get your questions about professional etiquette answered at our 20 July webinar

Professional Etiquette: Do’s and Don’t’s Have you ever wondered how your etiquette impacts your career prospects?  Whether or not you notice it, your workplace demeanor can play a big part of your career.  Learn how to let it make a positive impact by tuning into AGU Webinars on Thursday, 20 July at 2PM ET. Special guest Patricia Simpson will provide advice on how to put your best foot forward by …


June 21, 2017

Celebrate Summer Solstice by revisiting our “Making the Most Out of Summer Opportunities” Webinar

This is a summary of our April webinar.  For even more career advice, register for 22 June webinar, “Finding your Fit: Making Sense of your Career Options,” or watch the recording once it becomes available. Valerie Sloan and Rebecca Haaker from NCAR|UCAR are very familiar working with interns. In their “Making the most of Summer Opportunities” webinar they share advice that they provide to the interns at NCAR. They highlight what employers …


May 30, 2017

On the Job: Career advice & opportunities from AGU and beyond

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 …


May 26, 2017

Did you miss last week’s professional development webinar, “Getting to Yes: Learning to Negotiate More Effectively”?

On 18 May, we hosted a webinar on job offer negotiations presented by one of our On the Job contributors Lisa Balbes.  Lisa is a freelance technical writer and editor at Balbes Consultants for the past 25 years and is the author of Nontraditional Careers for Chemists:  New Formulas for Chemistry Careers.  If you couldn’t make it during the live session, you can now view a recording of the webinar.  …


May 10, 2017

Upcoming Webinars for the Week of 15 May

AGU will be hosting several webinars next week.  These are great opportunities to build your knowledge and prepare for your career path so plan ahead and register today.  You can view more upcoming webinars at the new 15 May, 2-3PM ET: SCIENCING SOCIAL MEDIA Are you a scientist who wants to learn the best way to start using social media for science? Or are you an experienced social media …


April 17, 2017

Join AGU Webinars on 20 April for “Making the Most Out of Summer Opportunities in the Earth and Space Sciences”

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 Thursday, 20 April, 2PM EST.  Register for this opportunity now! For even more discussion about how to make your summer work a catalyst for your career, …


March 22, 2017

Did you miss last week’s webinar? Recording of “Understanding Your Brand: A Recruiter’s Perspective” is now available!

If you weren’t able to join us last week for “Understanding Your Brand: A Recruiter’s Perspective,” you can still watch the presentation.  During the presentation, Frank DeSafey and Erica Crumley of Sequence Staffing shared advice on how to sharpen up your job search.  Learn more about how to best present yourself to potential employers from the recruiter’s side of things. The recording is free and open to all after a brief registration …