Other Resources

These are external resources that the Cientí fico Latino team highly recommends! This list is a work in progress. Please fill out this form or contact us at cientificolatino@gmail.com if you feel that we are missing any other valuable sites. Thank you!

 

STEM Student & Professionals Support

  • Virtual Not Viral
    Offers support & resources for doctoral researchers working in troubled times. (@virtualnotviral)
     

  • 500 Women Scientists
    The mission of 500 Women Scientists is to serve society by making science open, inclusive, and accessible and transform society by fighting racism, patriarchy, and oppressive societal norms.
     

  • Project SHORT
    Organization comprised of volunteer MD, DO, PA, PhD, PharmD, MS, PsyD, and MD/PhD students. residents, and post-docs who offer pro-bono consulting for medical and graduate school admissions.

For international /
Non-USA-BASED STEM STUDENTS

Group- or Field-Specific Resources & Communities

 
 

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Black In _

Physician-Scientist (MD-PhD & DO-PHD)

Neuroscience & COGNITIVE SCIENCE

  • Colors of the Brain (UC San Diego)
    Colors of the Brain is a UC San Diego student organization that was founded in 2016 to diversify STEM graduate education by providing undergraduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds with invested graduate student mentors who have gone through the transition into Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D research programs.
     

  • Graduate Application Support Programs

REGIONAL

  • University of Guam SciMed Connection
    The UOG SciMed Connection allows you to get advice from Alumni on different journeys and get ahead on your path to a Biomedical, Ecology, or Health Professional. (by Daniel Salas-Escabillas)

PSYCHOLOGY

FACULTY JOB APPLICANTS

Ecology & Evolution

Chemistry

  • LatinXChem
    LatinXChem is a virtual forum through which the community of Latin American chemists, located anywhere in the world, can share and discuss their research results and advances. (@latinxchem)
     

  • Chemistry Application Mentor Program @ MIT
    CAMP is a volunteer-based, student-run program that provides assistance to Chemistry Applicants. CAMP is intended to assist applicants from underrepresented groups.

Computer science & ENGINEERING

PHYSICS

  • Physics Grad Application Assistance Program @ MIT
    Prospective students who have questions about the admissions process, graduate student life, and research areas may request additional information from our current students, whether as a response to a specific individual question or for more in-depth assistance as they compile their application materials.

POST-DOCTORAL 
APPLICANTS/Trainees

  • Brains Explained
    Blog of Anita Devineni, PhD. Posts include How to Apply for Postdoctoral Positions and Choosing the Right One, 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Postdoc Pt. 1 and Pt. 2, and A Comprehensive Guide to Applying for the NIH K99/R00.
     

  • Harvard Medical School Post-Doc Recruitment Program
    A Virtual Postdoctoral Recruitment Program (PRP) for select PhD, MD, or MD/PhD students who are nearing the completion of – or who have recently completed – their studies and are considering a postdoctoral position in biomedical sciences as the next stage in their career development.
     

  • Stanford Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in Sciences and Medicine (PRISM) 
    We invite all graduate students, and especially those from backgrounds underrepresented in academia, to apply for the Stanford Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in Sciences and Medicine (PRISM) postdoc interview opportunity. 
     

  • PennVIEW— Postdoctoral Diversity Initiative
    PennVIEW, a postdoctoral diversity initiative, is designed to expose graduate doctoral candidates in biomedical sciences in universities in the Mid-Atlantic region to postdoctoral research at the University of Pennsylvania.
     

  • CoNNExINS (Colloquium at NYU for Networking: Extramural for Invited Neuroscience Students) 
    Present and discuss your graduate research. Selected speakers will give talks to an audience of the NYU neuroscience community, including trainees and faculty.

 

Science Education & Communication

  • Raven the Science Maven
    Raven Baxter, also known as Raven the Science Maven, is an internationally acclaimed science communicator and molecular biologist who works to progress the state of science culture by creating spaces that are inclusive, educational, and real.
    (K-12, Undergraduate)

     

  • Learning Science is Fun! (Mister C)
    Learning Science really is fun! Mister C is an educator who loves to make learning fun for everyone and creates awesome videos to help students learn about super duper cool math and science concepts. (K-5)

  • Project Biodiversity
    A repository of teaching materials and methods aimed at enhancing human diversity and inclusivity in biology courses. (Undergraduate, Graduate)
     

  • Shoestring Science
    STEM education on a shoestring budget. (K-5)
     

  • HISPA role model program
    Enables Hispanic professionals to step into classrooms as positive examples for our youth. During each visit, two HISPA Role Models share their cultural, educational, and professional experiences that allowed them to achieve their dreams—and show students that they can do the same. (Middle School)

 

Resources & Communities related to #DisabledinSTEM

For Individuals with Disability

  • DisabledInSTEM
    This is a safe space for those with disabilities or chronic illness and for those who are neurodiverse to seek advice from each other and share resources to help each other succeed. (@DisabledStem)
     

  • Disabled Academic Collective
    We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusivity are modes of life to live by, and we're fighting to convince others in higher education to honor the same principles. (@DisabledAcadem)
     

  • Tips for Studying with a Disability
    By Rhiannon Lunney, a PhD student in theoretical physics at Cardiff University. She is studying at an 80% rate to accommodate physical disability that developed during her undergraduate years.

For Supporting Individuals with Disability

 

Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, Justice -related Resources