Mentoring Programs

AGU offers mentoring opportunities through virtual platforms as well as in-person mentoring at scientific conferences. Students and early career scientists connect with volunteer mentors, who provide support for students and early-career scientists during one-on-one mentoring as well as group mentoring sessions. Learn more about these programs in this Eos article.

Virtual Mentoring

Mentoring is no longer exclusive to scientific conferences! This mentorship opportunity allows mentors to advise and share professional knowledge with mentees anywhere in the world. Participants currently span 52 countries and six continents. Go global with your science and apply to be a mentor or mentee today! Learn more

AGU Mentoring Network
Virtual Meeting at Coffee ShopTransitioning into a permanent position from a doctoral program or a postdoc can be difficult. The goal of the AGU Mentoring Network program is to build professional networks, open opportunities, and reduce obstacles for early career scientists in the Earth and space sciences. Each mentoring network is composed of two senior scientists and six early career scientists. Share your experiences and support fellow burgeoning scientists. Mentor applications are closed for 2018. Mentee applications will open on 26 April 2018. Learn more


Mentoring at Meetings

Fall Meeting Mentoring Program
FM 15 Networking reception for early career female scientists and students.There is a lot going on at Fall Meeting. Get the inside scoop by being matched with an experienced professional at the Meeting. The Fall Meeting Mentoring Program pairs a subset of undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-docs with more seasoned attendees for one-on-one mentoring throughout the meeting. Learn more

Career and Research Advice Mentorship sessions

FM 13 BrightSTaRS and MSPHD'S LuncheonThe Career and Research Advice Mentorship (CRAM) sessions allow students and early-career scientists to sign up for 20-minute sessions with CRAM mentors from a range of disciplines and career stages. Learn more

Sharing Science Mentoring Program
Sharing Science Workshop - student and faculty connectSharing Science will again help connect graduate students with established scientists who are engaged in sharing their science with public audiences. This supports students who are beginning their scientific careers and hoping to find support for engaging in science communication and outreach. Learn more