Opportunities for Graduate Students

Professional Development


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Matches qualified scientists with jobs in industry, academia, and government. Committed to providing all the necessary career resources for scientists, as well as effective recruiting solutions for employers

Mass Media Fellowship Program

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
10-week summer program that places graduate and post-graduate level science, engineering and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide

EntryPoint! Program

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Paid summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are pursuing degrees in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business


East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI)

International summer research program for U.S. graduate students in science and engineering provides first-hand research experience in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, or Taiwan; an introduction to the science and science policy infrastructure of the respective location; and orientation to the society, culture and language.
Visit the NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute website.
Download the EAPSI flyer.
Dowload the 2010 Japan Summer Program Flyer.

EcoTrends Project

A collaborative effort among several agencies and institutions to make long-term ecological data easy to access, analyze, and compare across sites. This website is a portal to: (1) a large and diverse collection of standardized long-term ecological datasets; (2) unique data exploration, graphing and synthesis tools; and (3) information about participating research sites and their parent agencies. These datasets, tools and information are freely available to researchers who wish to pursue cross-site synthetic studies or students interested in learning more about resources available to them.


No grants currently listed.

Seminars and Workshops

Fulbright NEXUS Regional Program for the Western Hemisphere

This program brings together a network of junior scholars, professional, and mid-career applied researchers from the U.S. and other Western Hemisphere nations for three seminar meetings and a Fulbright Exchange experience for one year.   Fulbright NEXUS Scholars will conduct individual and team-based research projects.   Application deadline is November 15, 2010.

Visit the Fulbright website for information.
Or contact Katrin DeWindt, kdewindt@iie.org or Jennifer Fox, jfox@iie.org.