Professional resources

Job Search Engines

USAJobs Guide for Biologists and Ecologists Jobs in U.S. Government for Graduate students ESA Ecological Physiology Section website

Grant proposal and paper writing

Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded

Some common characteristics of high impact publications in ecology
How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper
Authorship guidelines
UC Berkeley’s guide to addressing NSF’s Broader Impacts

Graduate student guidance

BU guidance
BU Biology Graduate Program Guide
Expectations for satisfactory progress for all graduate students
BU Biology Graduate Student Intranet
Google Map of restaurants/grocery stores/places to visit:

Graduate degree planning and execution
Treseder Lab timeline for completion of Ph.D.
How to ask for a letter of recommendation
Some modest advice for graduate students by Stephen C Stearns
Best practices for graduate student mentors
Compact between graduate students and their advisors

Professional groups and listservs

BU Biology Graduate Student Association
BU Women in Biology
Tomorrow’s Professor: a Stanford University newsletter on tactics for successful faculty careers
The Monday Motivator: weekly motivational e-mails and tips for increasing your productivity from the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Annual meetings

MassMyco: MassMyco is a regional meeting of fungal biologists in Massachusetts and surrounding states. This year, the meeting will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Petersham, MA.

Professional societies

Ecological Society of America
Mycological Society of America

Mycological societies

Boston Mycological Club


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