Many OSE graduate students are interested in non-academic careers in government, non-profits, or industry. Here, we compile some resources that may aid in the non-academic job search.
- ESA has organized several recorded “Ecology Careers in Focus” webinars that can be viewed.
- Check out the Exploring Ecological Careers series in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment Journal
- The NSF LTER-Network held a series of panels for non-academic careers in Spring 2020 that can be viewed here. Topics include NGO, Foundation, and Government Scientists, Science Coordination/Data Scientist, and Science Communications and Outreach.
GSO Non-Academic Career Panel Archives
- 2020 Panel:
|Dr. Gregory Eckert||National Park Service|
|Christi Lambert||The Nature Conservancy|
|Dr. Alexa Fritzche McKay||Nature Communications|
|Shantini Ramakrishnan||Denver Zoo|
- 2019 Panel:
|Dr. Anjali Kumar||USAID|
|Alice Keyes||One Hundred Miles|
|Rachael Thompson||Glynn Environmental Coalition|
|Jeremy Monroe||Freshwaters Illustrated|
- 2018 Workshop: Professional development workshop for graduate students
- 2017 Panel: Ecology Careers Panel: Beyond Academia
|Dr. Mary Freeman||USGS|
|Dr. Marirosa Molina||EPA|
|Dr. Jenny Cruse-Sanders||State Botanical Garden of Georgia|
|Dr. Ardath Grills||CDC|
|Dr. Brett Albanese||Georgia Department of Natural Resources|