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GSA Career Development Symposia
GENETICS Peer Review Training Program
Decoding Life Interviews
Career Series
Resources For:
Graduate Students
Early Career Faculty









Undergraduate Resources


Research Opportunities


HHMI-funded research experience

NSF-funded, active Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) programs in Biology

Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) student research opportunities

CUR Undergraduate Research Highlights

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)

NIH Summer Internship Program (SIP)

FASEB: Summer Research Opportunities Program/Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program Listings

SACNAS: Student Opportunities: Undergrad & Postbac













Presentation Advice and Guidelines


CUR: Presentation Opportunities

GSA: Tips for first-time conference attendee

Designing conference posters (Colin Purrington)

ASPB: How to make a great poster

Benchfly blog: How to give a good talk

Science Careers: Giving a great presentation

ASPB: How to make a great talk

How to give a bad presentation (an irreverent look at presentation skills)



Graduate School


CUR Grad School Registry ("matchmaking" with graduate schools)

PhDs: Education index (examine and compare current graduate programs)

PhDs: Getting into graduate school

Science Careers: Developing a good CV

ASHG: How to make a quality cover letter

Benchfly blog: Making an elevator pitch

Science Careers: Networking



Careers in Genetics

GSA Career Series (Interviews with scientists about careers outside of traditional academia)

NPA: Career Options for PhDs

ASHG: Careers in Human Genetics

ASHG: Create an individual development plan

Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond (NAP)



Travel Awards


GSA Undergraduate Travel Award

Victoria Finnerty Travel Award (for Drosophila Conference only)


ABRCMS Travel Award (for ABRCMS Annual Meeting)