Graduate students in entomology often conduct research on commercial farms during their degree programs. This experience can be valuable for a variety of career paths, both within and beyond agricultural settings. Here’s a look at some of the benefits of conducting on-farm research and tips for overcoming challenges, as well.
The skills acquired through teaching are transferable to a wide range of career paths, and opportunities abound for graduate students in entomology and other sciences to grow their teaching skillset.
Many graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in entomology and other sciences are in position to mentor undergraduate students as they earn their early experiences in research settings. Here's advice on how to foster successful up-and-coming scientists.
As entomology students advance toward their degrees, the reference sections of their research papers grow and grow with each new project. One entomology graduate student tested out two free reference generator programs and offers her review of each.
A successful science lab is a dynamic, carefully balanced environment not unlike the natural ecosystems that many of us study. Attention to the relationships, individual personalities, and unique stresses of scientific work are all critical to fostering a healthy, balanced lab environment. One entomologist who's worked in roles from undergraduate research assistant to lab leader shares her advice.