Resources & Spaces for Scientists

Below are links to spaces with resources for scientists of various stages that trusted colleagues or I have had promising interactions with. They offer funding opportunities, mentorships, communities, and advice towards attaining and growing STEM careers.

Audience: All Stages

Chemistry at Home,  the American Chemical Society’s “compiled hands-on virtual learning resources for students in grades K-12+, and for anyone interested in learning a little more about the practical applications of chemistry in everyday life”.

The National Science Foundation’s Broadening Participation Portfolio list “(1) programs that are primarily focused on broadening participation, (2) programs that have broadening participation as one of several emphases, and (3) Dear Colleague Letters expressing interest in specific aspects of broadening participation”.

The Institute for Broadening Participation (through pathwaystoscience.org) aims to increase diversity in the STEM workforce. They connected underrepresented scientists with STEM funding and research opportunities, and provide faculty and administrators with tools and resources to help promote the positive factors that keep underrepresented students on the STEM pathway into successful STEM careers.

National Research Mentoring Network is a network dedicated to providing connections, support and resources for mentors and mentees in the biomedical field.

NOBCChE, the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, is an “organization dedicated to assisting black and other minority students and professionals in fully realizing their potential in academic, professional, and entrepreneurial pursuits in chemistry, chemical engineering, and allied fields.”

The Society of Military Spouses in STEM (SMSS) aims to “help military spouses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields reach their full potential and create a positive impact through support, visibility, advocacy and opportunity.”

VanguardSTEM is an “online network and empowered community of women of color, girls of color and non-binary people of color” in STEM.

Audience: High School/Undergraduate/Masters Students

Scholarships and Internships List of programs that colleagues or I have applied to.

Audience: Masters and Ph.D. Graduate Students

Building Future Faculty (BFF) at NC State University offers an all-expense paid workshop for graduate students interested in going into academia.

Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NSF-Funded) aims to increase the number of domestic students receiving PhD’s and the number of minorities in the Professoriate. (Your institution’s state may have an AGEP program.)

Phinished/FinishEdD is a Facebook group to serve as resource and discussion forum for current and future doctors.

Scholarships and Internships List of programs that colleagues or I have applied to.

Audience: Late-stage Ph.D. Students/Postdocs/Professionals

Diversify Chemistry is a self-nomination directory to help identify diverse chemists for hiring, seminars, colloquia, and awards.

Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NSF-Funded) aims to increase the number of domestic students receiving PhD’s and the number of minorities in the Professoriate. (Your institution’s state may have an AGEP program.)

Minority Postdoc is a website dedicated to diverse recruiting of doctorates for postdoctoral opportunities. It also advertises conferences, professional development opportunities and sends out a monthly electronic newsletter.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity offers “on-demand access to the mentoring, tools, and support you need to be successful in the Academy” including, a Monday Motivator, discussion forum, and online webinars.

Phinished/FinishEdD is a Facebook group to serve as resource and discussion forum for current and future doctors.