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Nov. 16, 2016: Writing for Professional Development Workshop

We will be hosting our annual graduate writing seminar, sponsored by GSA and PROMISE AGEP! Our guest speakers will discuss writing topics for professional development. Susan Hindle, Assistant Director of Internships and Employment at the Career Center, will be talking about writing to acquire employment – personal statements, cover letters, resume. Susan will also likely touch […]

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

The 2016 PROMISE Fall Harvest Dinner for graduate students and postdocs at schools within the University System of Maryland will be held Friday, November 18, 2016, at  5:00 PM. Location: University of Maryland College Park Stamp Student Union Stamp Colony Ballroom 2203 This dinner will allow you to connect with graduate students and postdocs who are in your […]

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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: Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on Monday November 21, 2016. The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Details about the program and online application can be found athttp://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office […]

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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 […]

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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: https://nsfsbir.asee.org/jobs, 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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