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1491822656

Proposal Writing Program: Writing Successful Grant Proposals

Multiple authors

Program ScienceMag

Effective grant proposal writing begins here. This program helps learners develop strategies for effectively communicating their goals and how they plan to achieve them.

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Price: $199
MEMBERS: $149

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1491822022

Career Pathways: Learning Beyond Grad School

Multiple authors

Program ScienceMag

Students who are about to graduate face a dizzying array of choices. Do they continue on an academic path beyond a PhD, or do they or consider several non-academic career options within industry, government, agencies, etc.? Even if they’ve secured a PhD in Science, less than 10% of STEM PhDs pursue academia.

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Price: $399
MEMBERS: $349

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1491737480

Designing an Undergraduate STEM Course

Regina (Gina) F. Frey, PhD and Beth A. Fisher, PhD

ScienceMag single course

This course helps participants learn a framework for designing an undergraduate STEM course that may be applied at different institutions and at all levels of undergraduate learning in STEM.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1491733545

How to Implement Career Changing Ideas for Early Career Engineers

Anthony Fasano, Executive Director, NYS Society of Professional Engineers

ScienceMag single course

In this course, you will learn five actionable strategies you can use to move your idea from a preliminary design to reality, and to get the recognition you deserve in the process.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1491731453

How to Find the Right Mentor in Your Career for Engineers and Scientists

Anthony Fasano, Executive Director, NYS Society of Professional Engineers

ScienceMag single course

This course will help you identify your perfect mentor and give you the strategies for getting the most out of the mentoring relationship.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1491729601

Reading in the Science Classroom: A Teacher Professional Development Course

D. Timothy Gerber, Ph.D.

single course

This course sets you on the road to developing a reading program which provides students the preparation needed to read about science as an informed citizen or like a scientist depending on their interests and academic direction. It provides an example framework which will become the foundation for a science reading program.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1490007535

Careers in Science Policy

Erin Heath, Associate Director of Government Relations at AAAS

ScienceMag single course

This course explains the different methods of communication, how improved communication and collaboration can have a beneficial effect on your team, and various strategies you can implement to improve how you communicate and collaborate with each other.

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Price: $49
MEMBERS: $29

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1490003652

Careers in Bioscience Entrepreneurship

Arlen Meyers, President and CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs

ScienceMag single course

Dr. Arlen Meyers leads a panel of scientists and engineers in various roles in private sector, who discuss their own career paths and how they got to where they are today.

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Price: $49
MEMBERS: $29

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1489482757

Communicating and Collaborating Effectively with Teams for Early Career Engineers

Anthony Fasano, Executive Director, NYS Society of Professional Engineers

ScienceMag single course

This course explains the different methods of communication, how improved communication and collaboration can have a beneficial effect on your team, and various strategies you can implement to improve how you communicate and collaborate with each other.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1489482313

Building Essential Skills for Progressing from Engineer to Manager

Anthony Fasano, Executive Director, NYS Society of Professional Engineers

single course

This course provides strategies to early career engineers for developing the core skills needed to progress from a technical engineer to a managerial position. The points covered include: how to set career goals; the importance of obtaining credentials; how to find a mentor; how to improve your communication skills; developing your ability to network and build relationships; and the importance of being a leader every day.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1488963653

How to Work on Diverse Teams Outside of Academia

Josh Henkin, Program Manager, The Tauri Group

single course

Dr. Josh Henkin starts with defining diversity, reviewing some of the benefits and challenges of working in diverse teams, and then gives some strategies to foster a culture of inclusion in the workplace to capitalize on the benefits of working with diverse teams. This course also explores other topics such as academic vs. non-academic settings, transparent communication, best practices for conducting meetings, defining project requirements and how teams make decisions.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1488104911

Broader Impacts for NSF Proposals

Susan Renoe, Director, University of Missouri

single course

Dr. Renoe covers the five broader impact merit review questions in the NSF grant proposal guide and includes an assessment that will be helpful as you write your broader impacts sections for your proposals.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1487072652

Preparing for a Successful Job Interview

Peter Carley, Principal, Human Resources and Career Strategies

single course

This course shows the three main components of interview preparation that will make you more at ease during your interview and help you to take full advantage of the opportunity that an interview presents. It explains how to dig deep in researching the organization, the division or department and your prospective project manager.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1485256284

Overview of Ethics in Scientific Research

Michael Kalichman, Founding Director, UC San Diego Research Ethics Program

ScienceMag single course

This course defines and explores the many questions surrounding ethics in scientific research. Overview of Ethics in Scientific Research analyzes specific cases of research misconduct to illustrate how things can go wrong. The course delves more deeply into what specifically is meant by ethical behavior and how people can find themselves in acts which are unethical.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1482331938

Best Practices for Writing NIH Grant Proposals

Shaaretha Pelly, Senior Program Associate, Research Competitiveness Program, AAAS

single course

This course covers proposal writing, the typical concerns of reviewers and addresses some features and requirements that are unique to the NIH. Course author Dr. Shaaretha Pelly provides a quick guide to the NIH, how it is organized and discusses the types of funding and how to locate funding opportunities.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1477315261

Using LinkedIn to Build Relationships as a Technical Professional

Anthony Fasano, Executive Director, NYS Society of Professional Engineers

single course

This course focuses on the strategies to employ for networking using social media. It covers social media “Dos and Don’ts”, the power of recommendations, understanding and utilizing your geographic location and moving on to the next steps after making your online connection.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1477058923

How to Make the Most of a Networking Event

Anthony Fasano, Executive Director, NYS Society of Professional Engineers

single course

This course focuses on the strategies to employ for networking at live events. It includes topics such as: being prepared and knowing what to bring to every networking event; how to “work” the room effectively with conversational strategies; and how to follow up after the event.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1476969918

Best Practices for NSF Grant Proposals

Charles Dunlap, Program Director, Research Competitiveness Program, AAAS

single course

This course shares extensive practical insight regarding National Science Foundation grant competitions and proposal development.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1476804796

How to Network and Build Strong Relationships in Your Science or Engineering Career

Anthony Fasano, Executive Director, NYS Society of Professional Engineers

single course

This course covers the importance of networking in your career and provides strategies for effective relationship building. It includes topics such as: how to build strong, lasting relationships; whom and where to network; how to use effective networking to develop new business; and how to overcome challenges such as low confidence and language barriers.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1474362165

Resume Writing for Graduate Students & Postdocs

Josh Henkin, Program Manager, The Tauri Group

single course

Dr. Josh Henkin explores the many things to consider when developing your resume and how to use it effectively to engage reviewers by telling a story about you. This would allow an employer to see you in three dimensions rather than just words on a page.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1473326152

Fundamentals of Bioscience Entrepreneurship

Arlen Meyers, President and CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs

single course

This course is designed for biomedical scientists and engineers at all stages of their careers who are interested in learning more about the process of getting an idea, invention or discovery to patients by creating user-defined value through the deployment of innovation.

Course Info

Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1470323173

What Your Grad Advisor Didn’t Tell You

Shirley Malcom, Head of Education and Human Resources Program, AAAS

single course

This course explores career pathways available to graduate students and those graduating in the near future. What Your Grad Advisor Didn't Tell You addresses several questions including: How to stand out as a candidate for research; other options in education and how to prepare for them; improving communication skills; various options in the job market; unpacking and promoting your skill sets; your strategy for the job you want and reconciling your work/life balance.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1468402603

How to Communicate with Congress

Sean Gallagher, Senior Government Relations Officer, AAAS

single course

This course provides valuable information to scientists and science advocates who are concerned about policy decisions regarding scientific issues. How to Communicate with Congress explains the most effective ways to communicate with Congress and how to set up and prepare for a meeting with their congressional representative, while highlighting best practices and what to expect.

Course Info

Price: $59
MEMBERS: FREE

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1466068598

Communicating Science: Fundamentals for Public Engagement

Jeanne Braha, Project Director of Public Engagement, AAAS

single course

This course gives scientists the skills and confidence to engage with public audiences and provides insight for continuing their training. The instructor discusses different styles and key components of communication, the benefits of public engagement, factors to consider with the different potential audiences, tips for honing your message, how to get involved and the tools available to scientists and engineers.

Course Info

Price: $59
MEMBERS: FREE

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1463739469

Engaging in Science Policy

Erin Heath, Associate Director of Government Relations, AAAS

single course

This course introduces several options for engaging in policy and explains how to pursue those options to affect change. The author discusses why it is important for scientists to be engaged in the policymaking process and various levels of possible engagement, with highlights on policy fellowships, communicating science, working with Congress and understanding the federal budget.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1461499689

Avoiding Common Errors in Proposal Writing

Charles Dunlap, Program Director, Research Competitiveness Program, AAAS

single course

This short course presents the most frequent proposal writing errors seen by the AAAS Research Competitiveness Program over the past five years. The course includes a look at errors by key proposal sections and specific missteps in overall strategy, formatting and layout that can lead to a low proposal ranking by a review panel.

Course Info

Price: $59
MEMBERS: $39

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1461234274

Understanding the Federal R&D Budget

Matthew Hourihan, R&D Budget and Policy Program Director, AAAS

single course

This course provides a basic overview and understanding of the steps in the federal budget process, what influences the process, how it comes together in the executive branch and Congress and how budget politics and science funding interact.

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Price: $59
MEMBERS: FREE

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