NextProfScience 2017 Workshop at the University of Michigan on May 2-5

You are invited to participate in the NextProfScience 2017 workshop being offered at the University of Michigan on May 2-5, 2017 (see link). NextProf Science is aimed at future faculty—advanced doctoral students or postdoctoral fellows who ...


Postdoctoral Research Position available at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (NCA&T)

Dear Graduates, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (NCA&T) is soliciting applications for a postdoctoral research scholar position in Behavioral and Environmental Sensing and Intervention. A position description is ...


Spring 2017 PROMISE Research Symposium & Professional Development Conf. Feb. 17, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity

PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation is pleased to invite you to attend and participate in the 2017 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium and Professional Development Conference on February ...

PROMISE AGEP Spotlights, Activities, and Events


PROMISE AGEP Graduate Students at the World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) in Seoul, South Korea

  From November 4 – 6, 2016, graduate students of the LSAMP ...

May 6, 2017: PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family Cookout

  On May 6, 2017, PROMISE AGEP will be hosting its annual ...
career paths

April 5, 2017: Career Paths for Graduate Students

Looking for what career paths to take on with your graduate degree? ...

March 1, 2017: Pathways to Leadership – A Talk with Dr. Hrabowski

On March 1, 2017, we will be having our annual “Pathways to ...

Feb. 10, 2017: Start Now! Preparing for Graduate School and Beyond, Salisbury University

On February 10, 2017, a panel will be held on the Salisbury ...

PROMISE Spring 2017 Calendar of Events

Spring 2017 is coming up and PROMISE AGEP has a new calendar ...

April 18, 2017: UMES 8th Annual Regional Research Symposium 2017

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore will be having its 8th Annual ...

Jan. 28, 2017 Workshop: Let Your Research Tell a Story

  Stoop Stories: Let Your Research Tell a Story A Saturday Brunch ...

Feb. 27, 2017 – March 3, 2017: SIAM Conference in Atlanta, GA is Accepting Applications

The Broader Engagement (BE) program at the Society of Industrial and Applied ...

Apply by Feb. 3, 2017! L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program $60,000 Fellowship!

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program is offering $60,000 fellowships for five women ...

Nov. 21, 2016: Next PhD Completion Workshop – “Growing Your Community: Skills for Mentoring and Networking” with Dr. Stephen Thomas

Event: Next PhD Completion Workshop: “Growing Your Community: Skills for Mentoring and Networking” ...

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Associate in Biological Engineering at MIT

Job Description POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research-Belcher Lab, ...

Apply by Dec. 15, 2016 to be one of the four scientists to attend a multi-day workshop in San Francisco!

Are you in the field of the Biological Sciences? Are you trying ...

Dr. Renetta Tull receives the 2016 Claire L. Felbinger Award for Diversity

Congratulations to Dr. Renetta Tull, director of Maryland’s PROMISE Alliance for Graduate ...

Nov. 16, 2016 – CIRTL Workshop: Universal Design For Learning

On November 16, 2016, PROMISE AGEP will be providing an in-person “Learning ...

Nov. 16, 2016: Writing for Professional Development Workshop

We will be hosting our annual graduate writing seminar, sponsored by GSA ...

PhD Completion Workshops hosted by College Park @UMDGradSchool


Nov. 18, 2016 USM PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner & Networking Reception

The 2016 PROMISE Fall Harvest Dinner for graduate students and postdocs at schools ...

Apply by Nov. 21, 2016! Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program

The Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program 2016 Solicitation 2: ...

PROMISE AGEP Past Projects and Events


Teaching Opportunities at Anne Arundel Community College: Astronomy & Physics

PROMISE Alumna (College Park), Dr. Alycia Marshall, Professor at AACC, has shared this information: Positions available:  Anne Arundel Community College has immediate openings for instructors of Astronomy and Physics courses.  Lectures and Lab sections are available. Must have a Master’s degree in a science field.  Teaching experience preferred. Openings are for one, two or three […]

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Winter 2017 Dissertation House

The Winter Dissertation House is coming to UMBC (January 17-20, 2017). Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures on the application webpage for the Dissertation House (below). Open application period: December 9, 2016– January 6, 2017. (Please note that there are only 12 to 15 slots for this event, consider applying early). Applications received after January 6, 2016 will […]

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Sept. 21, 2016: Northrop Grumman Future Technical Leaders Program (FTL) Recruiting Session at UMBC

Are you a University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) student who is interested in teaching? Northrop Grumman will be on the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) campus to provide information about their Future Technical Leaders Program (FTL)- a professional development opportunity aimed at identifying and investing in Northrop Grumman’s next generation of technologists, engineers, […]

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Apply by Oct. 13, 2016! National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

Are you a MD/PhD student, in your last year of medical school, or in your last year of dental school? The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) is providing $120,000 to medical (MD and DO) or dental (DDS or DMD) students in their final year of school in return for a […]

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October 26, 2016: Grant Writing Seminar

Are you writing grants or interested in receiving advice on writing grants in the future? Then, this is the seminar for you! PROMISE AGEP welcomes all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to our Grant Writing Seminar. Dr. Joseph Frascella, Senior Science Advisor to the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), will be […]

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. A NEW DATE WILL BE POSTED SOON   The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) is hosting the PROMISE STEM GRAD EXPO  on Saturday, October 15, 2016 in the SMC Campus Center on UMB’s campus. This interactive event is being designed to inform, engage, and encourage underrepresented and under-served groups to pursue master’s and […]

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PROMISE & SREB (@SREBDocSch). Join us in Tampa, Oct. 2016! #ThinkBigDiversity

Greetings PROMISE participants! You are invited to join us for our PROMISE trip to the 2016 Southern Regional Education Board’s Compact for Faculty Diversity/Institute for Teaching and Mentoring. Each year, as an AGEP family, we travel together to the SREB conference in either Atlanta, Virginia, or Tampa.  The October 2016 conference is in Tampa, Florida, […]

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A $75,000 postdoctoral fellowship (+ health insurance) #ThinkBigDiversity

AGEPs nationwide are learning about the $75,000 postdoc through the NSF SBIR Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Find a research match here:, and apply. This opportunity was discussed with the AGEP national office at NSF this week. (PROMISE is Maryland’s AGEP.) You are encouraged to apply for this “best kept secret.”

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Opportunities for Postdocs, Young Investigators, and Junior Faculty in Germany

  Event: Opportunities for Postdocs, Young Investigators, and Junior Faculty in Germany Date: September 9, 2016  Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Location: Salon D at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road North Bethesda, MD 20852   This workshop is targeted to doctoral and postdoctoral students, as well as assistant professors. It […]

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Oct.7, 2016 – Oct. 8, 2016: Dissertation House for Non-Traditional Students and UMBC Employees

If you are an employee of UMBC (50% time or more) or a “Non-Traditional” student, and if you are working on your graduate school courses, proposal, or dissertation, then this event is for you! We’ve worked with our UMBC employees who are also graduate students at UMBC, College Park, Northeastern, and other institutions. This session will […]

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