Career Development Guide
The AAAS Annual Meeting is rich with activities for students as well as professionals and the general public. Following is a listing of career and work-force development activities that are free and open to all. Sessions are designed for everyone regardless of degree level or career stage.
Attendance at the Annual Meeting requires registration. To attend only these events for free, on-site registration is required. Name badges must be worn at all times. AAAS registration is located at the Washington Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D.
Below is a list of workshops by track. For more details, visit the online program.
- Career Enhancement
Advance Your Career and Apply Your SkillsTo Serve Society as a AAAS S&T Policy Fellow
How To Use a Fellowship Program To Jumpstart Your Career
Fulbright Scholar Program: A World of Opportunities
- Career Pathways
Opportunities at the Intersection of Science and Policy
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender: On Campus and at Work
Professional Science Master’s Degrees: Graduate Degrees for an Entrepreneurial Age
Can Your Basic Research Contribute to Cures? Translational Research for Ph.D.s
Scientists Working for Human Rights: Approaches to Effective Engagement
Perspectives on Employment for or from Persons with Disabilities
- Communication Skills
Writing Scientific Papers in English: Tips and Resources
Just Outgoing Enough:Get Comfortable with Networking and Other Scientific Adventures
Three Ways To Improve Your Scientific Writing Today
Face-to-Face with Public Audiences: Building Your Own Outreach Plan
Working with Congress: Communicating in a Nanosecond Environment
- Personal Development
From Conflict to Collaboration: Getting the Most from Mentoring
Keeping Your Batteries Charged in Grad School: Staying Motivated and Productive
AAAS Staff Contacts
Jim Austin, Editor, Science Careers, jaustin(at)aaas(dot)org
Tracy Holmes, Worldwide Associate Director for Science Careers, tholmes(at)science-int(dot)co(dot)uk
Bill Moran, Worldwide Advertising Director, Science-Office of Publications and Membership, bmoran(at)aaas(dot)org
Elisabeth Pain, Contributing Editor for Europe, elisabeth.pain(at)absw(dot)org(dot)uk
Sean Sanders, Commercial Editor, Worldwide Outreach Director, ssanders(at)aaas(dot)org
Kate Travis, Contributing Editor for CTSciNet, ktravis(at)nasw(dot)org
Richard Weibl, Director, Center for Careers in Science and Technology, rweibl(at)aaas(dot)org
For information about the AAAS Annual Meeting, contact Barbara Rice, Meetings Director, brice(at)aaas(dot)org.