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PROMISE Maryland AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner: Fri. Nov. 22, 2013 – College Park (@UMDGradSchool)

Join us for the annual PROMISE Fall Harvest Dinner, 6:00 PM, Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Riggs Alumni Center on College Park’s Campus. This event is open to all graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff from any school within the University System of Maryland (http://www.usmd.edu/institutions/) who want to participate in, and support the mission of […]

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STEM + Health Graduate Fellowship, 4 – 9 months in France! Due January 31, 2014

  The STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship targets outstanding PhD students enrolled in an American university who wish to conduct part of their doctoral research in a French laboratory for a 4 to 9 month period. The Office of Science and Technology provide a stipend of up to 1,400 €/month (depending on other sources of funding) and cover […]

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STEM Grad Students! Win $1000 – $3000 from @NSF for the @GradEdChallenge! Deadline April 15, 2013

Calling all of our STEM graduate students!! YOU have ideas … we’ve heard many of them. You’ve shared them with us in meetings, at conferences like the PROMISE SSI, on the walkways of our campuses, and in our offices. Now it’s time to get those ideas out to a national audience, and receive money if […]

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Yes, professors *DO* make more than $100,000/year! Here are some recent salaries …

Throughout the last several years, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate students who participate in PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP have given various reasons for and against planning to choose careers in the academy.  Among reasons against becoming a faculty member, students have told us that “professors don’t make any money” or that “professors are poor.” […]

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Transitioning to Faculty Life: Conference for Underrepresented Minority Postdocs in STEM Fields

CIC conference for URM postdocs in STEM May 31-June 2, 2012 Hyatt Place Columbus/OSU 795 Yard Street, Columbus, OH 43212 CIC member campuses are committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty. The goal of this conference is to provide Postdoctoral Scholars from groups historically underrepresented in Engineering and Natural Sciences the opportunity to network and […]

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