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! ResearchGate and Other Academic Social-Networking Sites@
American Geological Institute, (AGI), Alexandria, VA: The Guide to Geoscience Careers and Employers. This guide provides information about careers in various companies and organizations in the USA that employ geoscientists. Each listing also contains information regarding how to find out what jobs are available in each company for geoscientists. See also: Careers in the Geosciences, and the annotated index Links to Career Websites. Although some of the sites do not specifically focus on geoscience, they all contain valuable information on science careers and job-hunting tips.
American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB). The ASPB was founded to promote the growth and development of plant biology, to encourage and publish research in plant biology, and to promote the interests and growth of plant scientists in general. Go to: The ASPB Career Center.
Bundesagentur für Arbeit (the former Arbeitsamt, Germany).
BiologyJobs.com. A targeted resource for job seekers and employers who are specifically interested in the Life Sciences (including Agriculture, Botany, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Science and Natural Resources).
BioTech, Indiana University, located at University of Texas at Austin: BioTech is a hybrid biology/chemistry educational resource and research tool on the World Wide Web. Go to Employment & Funding. Includes both job listings and links to career guides.
! Botanical Society of America: Post-doctoral, Fellowship and Career Opportunities. Careers in the plant sciences.
! Paleobotanical Section of the Botanical Society of America: PaleoNews Swiki. A page for gossip, news, meetings and job notices for the paleobotanical community.
CALTECH (California Institute of Technology): Job Opportunities.
Melanie DeVore, Georgia College & State University (American Society of Plant Taxonomists): Careers, Paleobotany. This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft e.V. (DBG), The German Botanical Society. DBG represents the plant sciences and is the largest society for plant scientists in the German-speaking countries. See especially "Stellenangebote".
Deutscher Museumsbund (the German Museums Association). The website of the German interest group for museums and museum staff. Go to: Stellenangebote (in German).
! EARTH The American Geosciences Institute, Alexandria, VA: Career Opportunities. News and trends in the geosciences.
! Earthworks-Jobs.Com Ltd
Ehow.com: Salary of a Paleobotanist.
GeoHorizon (in German).
! Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik (GfBS): Stellen und Ausschreibungen (in German).
Colin Harris, UK:
A link directory (introductory website slow loading), comprising over 70 individual web pages. Go to:
! The International Organisation of Palaeobotany (IOP).
The IOP promotes international co-operation in the study of palaeobotany including palaeo-palynology. Go to:
Palaeobotany Careers. This website is designed as a listing of career openings within the field of palaeobotany and its related disciplines.
N. Gary Lane, Falls of the Ohio State Park: A Career in Paleontology. From The Paleontological Society brochure.
Estelle Levetin and Karen McMahon, University of Tulsa (McGraw-Hill Companies): Plants and Society. McGraw-Hill has worked to create a variety of tools and resources to accompany the third edition. Go to: Web Links, Botany Careers.
PaleoNet is a listserver-web site system designed to enhance electronic communication among paleontologists.
! PaleoNet Jobs Page.
! Institute for Geosciences, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz: Geoscience Jobs.
Metajob (in German).
See the search result for Paläobotaniker/in.
The Monster Board. Jobs worldwide in all fields, searched by keyword. There is also a Usenet newsgroup search.
! PAGES (a core project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)): paleo-jobs.
The Palaeontological Association, UK:
! Careers. The Palaeontological Association provides information on Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters and PhD) courses, as well as articles on possible career paths within palaeontology. Worth checking out:
Careering off Course. This is a Newsletter series asking career related questions to palaeontologists who have successfully negotiated their chosen career path.
Jobs (in German). See also:
! Berufsfelder Paläontologie - Was mach ich denn nach dem Studium? (in German). This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
The Paleontology Portal. (produced by the University of California Museum of Paleontology, the Paleontological Society, the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, and the United States Geological Survey; funded by the National Science Foundation): Careers, and PaleoPeople.
Petroleum & Geoscience JOBS.com. Jobs for Petroleum / Oil and Gas Industry Professionals; Jobs for Geologists, Geophysicists and Environmental Engineers.
! Emma C. Rainforth, Ramapo College, New Jersey: Job Opportunities. A link list about jobs in Geology/Earth Science/Environmental Science.
G. Rienzi (2014), The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland: A conversation with paleoecologist Grace Brush, known for her work on Chesapeake Bay ecology.
! Salary Expert (PAQ Services, Inc.). SalaryExpert.com provide reporting on salaries. This tool helps people make informed decisions when planning careers and searching for jobs. Go to: Paleobotanist Salaries.
SIRE Life Sciences. This is an online platform in the Life Sciences, active in Europe.
U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA: OARS. Online Automated Recruitment System. United States citizenship as well as registration procedure required. Go to: Currently available vacancies.
Vocational Information Center (an education directory that provides links to
online resources for career exploration):
Environmental Career Guide.
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