Even pre-pandemic, life as a graduate student in entomology or other scientific fields can make it difficult to build social connections and find one’s place in a community. One entomology graduate student shares advice for creating or growing social groups as an important part of a healthy student work-life balance.
Participating in student government can give entomology students a chance to apply their skill sets to campus challenges while making new connections and gaining valuable career experience as well.
Feeling rushed? The demands of pursuing a graduate degree can be daunting. Check out these tips and suggestions for optimizing time management—and reducing stress—for graduate students in entomology and related areas of study.
Entomologist Lina Bernaola, Ph.D., came to the United States from Peru to further her education, and here she shares her lessons learned along the way about what it takes to succeed as an international student in graduate school.
In entomology and other STEM fields, graduate students face a demanding academic work culture that can become toxic in its "productivity at all costs" mentality. Here's how graduate students can advocate a healthier academic culture at their institutions.