How to work for the US Government- the Presidential Management Fellowship

By¬†Matthew Bond, SEB At-large Student Committee Member, Botany PhD from the University of Hawai'i. ~3,000 words, 20 minute reading time. Are you interested in career opportunities outside of academia? SEB Member Grady Zuiderveen is currently working for the U.S. Forest Service while completing a prestigious Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF). To learn more about PMF, we... Continue Reading →

Writing for newspapers, magazines, and blogs

By Susanne Masters, who is working on PhD research at Naturalis Biodiversity Center, writes articles for assorted publications, and taught a Calderwood Seminar on public writing at Bard College this spring.  Extending an invitation to the realm of science or getting a paycheck for writing. Either of these motivations or others might lead a scientist... Continue Reading →

Life as a Journal Editor

I (Danielle Cicka) had the honor and pleasure to sit down with Dr. Myles Axton, Chief Editor of Nature Genetics, for the SEB student blog to give students a sense of what a career as an editor looks like and in this discussion, he also touches upon the publishing of interdisciplinary subjects such as botany.... Continue Reading →

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