What is graduate school like? Graduate students and postdocs will generously volunteer their time to participate in a networking event with undergraduate students at the SOT Annual Meeting to answer that and other questions.
The Committee on Diversity Initiatives encourages SOT undergraduate and graduate students who are members of groups under-represented in the sciences to apply for the Diversity Initiatives Endowment Career Development Award.
As a mentor and advisor to undergraduates interested in graduate biomedical studies, I have been particularly interested in whether the requirements for admission to PhD programs have changed since I applied in 2005.
The Graduate Subcommittee congratulates two recipients of the Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) awards for this fall. These funds support graduate students who identify a training experience that will support their desired future career path.
For graduate students, life comes at you fast. After many years balancing course work, teaching assistantships, research, comprehensive exams, thesis writing, and the eventual defense, students find themselves no longer asking about biochemical pathways, but are instead asking about career pathways.