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Association for Women in Science (AWIS)

Established 27 years ago, the Association for Women in Science is focused on ensuring the achievement of equity for and full participation of women in all areas of science and technology. At the Website, the user can browse through the Activities & Programs, Leadership & Career Development, Magazine and Publications, and Links to Related Sites sections. A highlight of the site is the job...

https://www.awis.org/
Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering

The mentor relationship between teacher and student was once an essential part of academic training. In the latter half of the twentieth century, this type of relationship diminished as large universities placed more emphasis on research, and faculty responded by turning some attention away from their students. This publication seeks to stimulate a renewed interest in bringing mentoring back into...

https://www.nap.edu/read/5789/chapter/1
Trends in Educational Equity of Girls & Women

In response to a Congressional mandate, this report released last week examines "the extent to which males and females have access to the same educational opportunities." The report gives data, primarily from NCES surveys, involving 44 indicators of equality in education opportunities, success, and outcomes. The data show that while the large gap in educational attainment that once existed between...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2000030
SGR: Scientists for Global Responsibility

Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) have created a site depicting the belief that "science and technology should be used responsibly in a way that contributes to justice and peace in human society and to the long-term well-being of the wider environment". Scientists can download reports that the group, consisting of 600 scientists, has written such as Cleaner Technologies: A Positive...

https://www.sgr.org.uk/
Association for Women Geoscientists

"The Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) is an international organization devoted to enhancing the quality and level of participation of women in the geosciences and to introducing girls and young women to geoscience careers." Visitors can learn about possible funding, awards, internships, and employment. The Web site offers two publications discussing technical and career-development...

http://www.awg.org/
Sloan Career Cornerstone Center

The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is "a non-profit resource center for those exploring career paths in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics." For each discipline the website provides students a sense for what it's like to be a mathematician, engineer, or technician in industry, business, or government. The website includes a collection of profiles of individuals working in these...

https://www.careercornerstone.org/math/math.htm
Science Careers

Let's say you're looking for a job in biotechnology someplace south of Monterey, but north of Santa Barbara. The Science Careers website can help, and it also features high-quality commentary on the state of the science workplace environment. The site is dedicated to "furthering careers in science and technology" and the heart and soul of this site is the science job database. Visitors can search...

https://www.sciencemag.org/careers
Sloan Career Cornerstone Center: Podcasts

In difficult economic times, many people begin to consider switching careers. One way to find out about new career pathways in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, or healthcare is to listen to a few of these podcasts provided by the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center (SCCC). The SCCC is a non-profit resource sponsored by organizations including the Alfred P. Sloan...

https://www.careercornerstone.org/
CareerZone: STEM for Teens

Visitors to CareerZone website will notice right away that it was designed with teenagers in mind. It's "an innovative online career exploration and planning system designed... [to] mak [e] career exploration and planning fun and easy." This website from the New York Department of Labor doesn't just tell teenagers to study the STEM subjects to get a career in the STEM fields: it goes one step...

https://careerzone.ny.gov/views/careerzone/stem/index.jsf
iSeek: STEM Careers

Minnesota's iSeek website "works with the state's workforce development and education authorities to develop and inform policy and to strategize services for career planning, education and e-learning, and workforce development." But the resources on the STEM Careers and Skills section of the site aren't just for those people living in Minnesota; this section provides all visitors the opportunity...

https://careerwise.minnstate.edu/careers/stemcareersandskill...
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