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Paid Summer Research Experiences: Finding and Applying to Programs


Presenters:
Liv Detrick, Director of Web Development; Project Manager, NASA OSSI
Ashton Robinson Cook, PhD Student, NOAA NWS Storm Prediction Center

Liv Detrick

Ashton Robinson Cook


The Institute for Broadening Participation collaborated with COSEE-OS on this webinar with the goal of sharing the basics of how undergraduates can seek and apply for summer research experiences. Liv Detrick and Chris Cash from the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) guided participants through a concept map-based presentation highlighting a variety of information and tips that can help students to get started on or enhance their applications. Veterans of paid summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) and NASA summer internships were also on hand to provide first-hand insights into their recent research opportunities.

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Transitioning from Community College to a 4 Year College? How to use your science, technology, engineering, or math degree for an Ocean Science Career!


Presenters:
Liv Detrick, Director of Web Development; Project Manager, NASA OSSI
William Ellis, Associate Professor of Oceanograpy and Associate Director, University of Maine School of Marine Sciences

Liv Detrick

William Ellis


The Institute for Broadening Participation collaborated with COSEE-OS on this webinar with the goal of sharing information on preparing for a career in Ocean Sciences

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    Funding your Graduate Education


    Presenters:
    David Siegfried, Project Manager, Pathways to Engineering
    Liv Detrick, Director of Web Development; Project Manager, NASA OSSI
    Marsha Cole, Research Chemist

    David Siegfried

    Liv Detrick

    Marsha Cole


    Do I have to pay to go to graduate school? How does it all work? The Institute for Broadening Participation collaborated with COSEE-OS to host this webinar outlining the process of applying for graduate funding. Liv Detrick and Chris Cash foam the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) reviewed the basic differences between the undergraduate and graduate experience, outlined the different funding options available, including fixed and portable funding sources, and reviewed a timeline and tips on applying. Adrian Ponce, guest speaker from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, elaborated upon opportunities available from NASA.

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    Funding your Graduate Education in the Ocean Sciences


    Presenters:
    Liv Detrick, Director of Web Development; Project Manager, NASA OSSI
    Melanie Harrison, Environmental Scientist - NOAA
    Leonard Pace, Science Assistant, National Science Foundation

    Liv Detrick

    Melanie Harrison

    Leonard Pace


    IBP collaborated with COSEE-OS on this webinar, which featured two guest speakers who outlined resources for graduate students pursuing Ocean Sciences

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    Funding your Graduate Education (July 2014)


    Presenters:
    Sondra Lancaster, Director of External Relations
    David Siegfried, Director of Assessment Processes
    Tiffany Katz, Postdoctoral Scholar University of Pittsburgh
    Leonard Pace, Science Assistant, National Science Foundation

    Sondra Lancaster

    David Siegfried

    Tiffany Katz

    Leonard Pace


    IBP collaborated with COSEE-OS on this webinar, which featured two guest speakers who outlined resources and answered questions for future graduate students.

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    Funding your STEM Graduate Education


    Presenters:
    Sondra Lancaster, Director of External Relations/ Program Manager, NASA OSSI for PBIs
    Melanie Harrison, Environmental Scientist - NOAA

    Sondra Lancaster

    Melanie Harrison


    Do I have to pay to go to graduate school? How does it all work? The Institute for Broadening Participation collaborated with COSEE-OS to host this webinar outlining the process of applying for graduate funding. Sondra Lancaster and Chris Cash foam the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) reviewed the basic differences between the undergraduate and graduate experience, outlined the different funding options available, including fixed and portable funding sources, and reviewed a timeline and tips on applying. Guest speaker, Melanie Harrison, PhD, a Water Quality Specialist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), elaborated upon opportunities available from NOAA as well as other federal and private agencies.

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    Preparing and Applying for a Postdoc Position


    Presenters:
    Ashanti Johnson, Executive Director
    Shekar Bhansali, Alcatel-Lucent Professor and the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of South Florida
    Nekesha Williams, Postdoc, Earth and Atomospheric Sciences, City University of New York (CUNY), City College of New York

    Ashanti Johnson

    Shekar Bhansali

    Nekesha Williams


    IBP collaborated with COSEE-OS on this webinar which featured three guest speakers who reviewed the "what, why, and how" of postdoc positions.

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    Negotiating a Postdoc Position


    Presenters:
    Ashanti Johnson, Executive Director, IBP
    Edward Krug, Associate Professor, Medical University of South Carolina
    Joniqua Howard, Post Doctoral Assistant, PRoTECT Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez

    Ashanti Johnson

    Edward Krug

    Joniqua Howard


    IBP collaborated with COSEE-OS on this webinar which featured three guest speakers who reviewed topics and questions related to negotiating your postdoc position.

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    Making the Most of your Postdoc Position


    Presenters:
    Tiffany Katz, Postdoctoral Scholar University of Pittsburgh
    Ansley Abraham, Director, SREB Doctoral Scholars Program Southern Regional Education Board

    Tiffany Katz

    Ansley Abraham


    IBP collaborated with COSEE-OS and SREB on this webinar which featured two guest speakers who reviewed tips on making the most of your postdoc experience.

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      Pathways of Support


      Presenters:
      Christina De la Rocha, Marine Environmental Sciences Laboratory
      Philip Bell, Associate Professor of Learning Sciences
      Carrie Tzou, Assistant Professor, Education

      Christina De la Rocha

      Philip Bell

      Carrie Tzou


      On May 13th COSEE-OS and COSEE-Ocean Learning Communities (OLC) hosted the first "Many Learning Pathways in Ocean Science" webinar in partnership with the Institute for Broadening Participation. The webinar featured Dr. Christina De La Rocha (Marine Environmental Sciences Laboratory, Brest, France) and Phil Bell and Carrie Tzou (both from COSEE-OLC). Dr. De La Rocha shared her challenges and lessons learned as she traveled through a winding and changing career path. COSEE-OLC presenters gave the audience insight into the strategies and modes that can be used to interact with and support underrepresented students in STEM educational activities and careers. Phil and Carrie shared supporting literature from the education field that describes the need for multiple sources of support from a variety of sources to enhance Learners’ personal and intellectual development.

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      Mentoring Underrepresented Students


      Presenters:
      Brian Bingham, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Western Washington University
      Ashanti Johnson, Executive Director, Institute for Broadening Participation; Faculty Research Associate, University of Texas Arlington, Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

      Brian Bingham

      Ashanti Johnson


      COSEE-OS and COSEE-Ocean Learning Communities hosted a "Many Learning Pathways in Ocean Science" webinar in partnership with the Institute for Broadening Participation. The webinar featured the topics "Why Do We Mentor?" with Prof. Brian Bingham and "Building Diversity in STEM through Mentoring & Outreach" with Prof. Ashanti Johnson. Dr. Binhgam presented experiences relating to his work with the Multicultural Initiative in Marine Science: Undergraduate Participation (MMISUP) program, as well as his insights as a long-time mentor of underrepresented students. Dr. Johnson discussed successful mentoring strategies that could be enacted by scientists at any stage in their careers based on literature and personal experience. In addition to conducting geochemical research, Dr. Johnson engages in scholarly activities designed to facilitate research and professional development experiences for Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Sciences.

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        Broadening Participation Resources


        Presenters:
        Allyson Fauver, Director of Policy and Analysis
        David Siegfried, Director of Assessment Processes

        Allyson Fauver

        David Siegfried




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        Broadening Participation Resources


        Presenters:
        David Siegfried, Director of Assessment Processes

        David Siegfried




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        Funding your Graduate Education (Oct 2014)


        Presenters:
        Liv Detrick, Deputy Director, IBP
        Melanie Harrison, Water Quality Specialist/Regional AIS Coordinator, NOAA
        Bernard Batson, Associate Director of Student Services, College of Engineering, University of South Florida

        Liv Detrick

        Melanie Harrison

        Bernard Batson


        IBP collaborated with COSEE-OS on this webinar, which featured two guest speakers who outlined resources and answered questions for future graduate students.

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