Getting people excited about insect science and inspiring the next generation of entomologists are worthy goals on their own, but leading education and outreach programs can be a valuable professional experience for any entomology student, as well. One entomology master’s student shares her experience and advice on getting involved in community education and outreach.
With the first International Congress of Entomology of the COVID-19 era finally in the books, a Ph.D. student in entomology who participated in Helsinki shares his experience and the value he found in attending the (usually) quadrennial gathering of global entomologists.
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.