TPSC has gathered a resource of career opportunities for recent graduates and students nearing their defense date, as well as scholarships, experiential learning, and award opportunities. 

Most recent opportunities are at the top of each category. For inquiries or assistance, contact the TPSC Program Coordinator or the TPSC faculty listed as the opportunity contact.

Research areas include: 
Interbacterial competition
Computational pipeline
Pathogen virulence and genomics
Detection and surveillance
WSU Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center
Deadline: March 6, 2023
TPSC Contact: Yuan Zeng
Company: Pivot Bio
Location: Berkeley, CA 
Application Deadline: Sunday January 1, 2023
Event Date and Location: April 24-25, 2023, Washington, DC 

Are you a science graduate student interested in the intersection between policy and science? ESA invites you to apply for the 2023 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA). Offered each year, this award provides graduate students an all expenses paid trip to Washington DC in April for hands-on training and science policy experience including interacting with congressional decision-makers, federal agency officials, and ecologists who work in the science and public policy arena.

Participants will receive:

  • An all expenses paid trip to Washington, DC in April 2023.
  • Policy and communications training, including information on the legislative process and in federal science funding.
  • An opportunity to hear first-hand from ecologists currently working in federal agencies about their policy careers.
  • The experience of meetings with congressional policymakers on Capitol Hill to discuss the importance of federal investments in the biological and ecological sciences, with a primary focus on the National Science Foundation.

Altria Agricultural Production Internship - for Undergraduates 

Summer 2023
Location: Virginia Tech Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Blackstone, VA
Deadline: March 10, 2023