Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM)

Welcome to the Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM)  Resources page!

Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Cognitive Sciences & Neuroscience
Computer Science
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Geological Sciences
Mathematics
Physics

 

Biological Sciences

Welcome to STEM’s Biological Sciences page! This page is dedicated to Brown students who are concentrating in one of the bio concentrations, or are interested in any or all of these fields.

Below you’ll find links to opportunities related to careers in the many fields of biology. Please feel free to browse at your own leisure and make sure to come back periodically to check out newly posted opportunities. Enjoy!

Link to Brown Department Website & DUG

Biology: Official Brown Concentration Web site
Applied Math–BiologyOfficial Brown Concentration Web site
Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyOfficial Brown Concentration Web site
Biomedical Engineering: Official Brown Concentration Web site
BiophysicsOfficial Brown Concentration Web site
Computational BiologyOfficial Brown Concentration Web site
Human BiologyOfficial Brown Concentration Web site
Marine BiologyOfficial Brown Concentration Web site

Industry and Career Information

Information About Biology Careers from A-ZComprehensive site covering virtually all fields of the biological sciences.
Careers in Intergrative and Comparative Biology: A great resource listing career opportunities for students considering integrative and comparative biology.
Careers in Marine Biology: A comprehensive web site listing various career options for students pursuing marine biology.
Careers in Biochemistry
Careers in Biomedical Engineering: PDF
Careers in Computational Biology:
Careers in Human Biology:

Job/Internship Postings

Brown Bio Department’s Incredible Internship Listing: Find opportunities in every sector, around the world!
Columbia’s Resource Page: More outstanding internship opportunities.
RIT’s resource Page: More to check out
RIT’s Pre-med Internship: Resource page
NY Times/Monster Jobs: Search by field within biology, and by educational level, including entry level.
NY Times/Monster: More, by experience level
Conservation Job Board: Jobs for students looking for positions in conservation.

Graduate School Resources

GradSchool.com: A good first stop to learn about programs.

Professional Associations

Professional Associations Worldwide
NetSci’s List of Biology Societies

Chemistry

Welcome to STEM’s Chemistry page! This page is dedicated to Brown students who are either concentrating in chemistry or chemical physics or are interested in this field.

Below you’ll find links to opportunities related to careers in chemistry. Please feel free to browse at your own leisure and make sure to come back periodically to check out newly posted opportunities. Enjoy!

Link to Brown Department Website & DUG

Chemistry Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site
Chemistry DUG: Official Brown Departmental Undergraduate Group (DUG)

Industry and Career Information

Chemistry Career PlanningA chemistry career planning guide provided by About.com. This comprehensive article discusses the job description of a chemist, employment facts, necessary educational background and experience, wages and more!
2010-2011 Occupational Outlook Handbook: The 2010-2011 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook for chemists and materials scientists. This Web site provides information about earnings, projections, job outlook and the nature of the work.
Chemistry Career Insights: A guide to careers in Chemistry provided by the Younger Chemists Committee of the American Chemical Society.
Careers in Different Chemistry Fields: Career descriptions of thirty chemistry fields including agricultural chemistry, geochemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, water chemistry and more.

Job/Internship Postings

ScienceJobs.OrgA frequently updated Web site with links to applications for jobs, and postdoctorial fellow positions in chemistry and biochemistry in various cities in the United States.
New York Times Chemistry ListingA frequently updated list hosted by Monster.com and listed through the New York Times. This list contains varied positions in the field of chemistry in different cities in the United States.
New York Times Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical ListingA very large and frequently updated list hosted by Monster.com and listed through the New York Times. This list contains varied positions in the field of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals in different cities in the United States.
NewScientistJobs.com: A list of chemistry jobs and internship offerings in the United States.
NewScientistJobs.com World: A list of chemistry jobs and internship offerings in the United States and abroad.

Graduate School Resources

MIT Chemistry Grad School Advice: A thoughtful perspective of the graduate school process for chemistry concentrators. This article includes application information and timetable, and a general look at the graduate school experience.
Chemistry Graduate School Search: A searchable resource of Chemistry MS and Ph.D programs hosted by Gradschools.com that allows you to input your own program type and location information.
PhD-Survey.org: An article featuring advice about pursuing an MS or Ph.D degree in the field of Chemistry.
Brown Grad School–Chemistry: Brown Graduate School in Chemistry (includes a list of important contacts and requirements).

Professional Associations

American Chemical Society
Chemical Abstracts Service
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
American Institute of Chemists
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Chemical Heritage Foundation

Cognitive Sciences & Neuroscience

Welcome to STEM’s Cognitive Science, Cognitive Neuroscience and Neurosciencepage! This page is dedicated to Brown students who are either concentrating in Cog Sci/Neurosci or are interested in these fields.

Below you’ll find links to opportunities related to careers in Cog Sci/Neurosci. Please feel free to browse at your own leisure and make sure to come back periodically to check out newly posted opportunities. Enjoy!

Link to Brown Department Website & DUG

Cognitive Science Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site
Cognitive Science DUG: Official Brown Departmental Undergraduate Group
Cognitive Neuroscience Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site
Neuroscience Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site
Neuroscience DUG: Official Brown Departmental Undergraduate Group

Industry and Career Information

Cognitive Science Career Possibilities: A list of career possibilities based on degree type created by Case Western University.
Possibilities for Behavioral Scientists: A great list of resources for concentrators in the behavioral sciences fields.
Neuroscience Career Options: A list created by the University of Texas: Dallas detailing some possible options to pursue next after a concentration in neuroscience.
Careers in Neuroscience: From Protons To Poetry: An excellent article describing the versatility of a neuroscience concentration.

Job/Internship Postings

New York Times Cognitive Science Listing: A frequently updated list hosted by Monster.com and listed through the New York Times. This list contains varied positions in the field of cognitive science in different cities in the United States.
Cognitive Science Employment Opportunities: A list of employment opportunities created by the Cognitive Science Society. Opportunities include faculty positions, postdoctoral positions, research assistant positions and more!
Cognitive Science NewScientistJobs.comA list of cognitive science jobs and internship offerings in the United States.
Cognitive Science NewScientistJobs.com Global: A list of cognitive science jobs and internship offerings in the United States and abroad.
Cognitive Science Internships: A detailed list of internships sponsored by different organizations (NASA, Microsoft,  & UPenn, to name a few) hosted by the University of Indiana CogSci Department.
Cognitive Neuroscience Job Listing: A list of cognitive neuroscience positions and jobs in the United States.

Cognitive Neuroscience NewScientistJobs.com: A list of cognitive neuroscience jobs and internship offerings in the United States.
Cognitive Neuroscience NewScientistJobs.com Global: A list of cognitive neuroscience jobs and internship offerings in the United States and abroad.
New York Times Neuroscience Listing: A frequently updated list hosted by Monster.com and listed through the New York Times. This list contains varied positions in the field of neuroscience in different cities in the United States.
Neuroscience NewScientistJobs.com: A list of neuroscience jobs and internship offerings in the United States.
Neuroscience NewScientistJobs.com Global: A list of neuroscience jobs and internship offerings in the United States and abroad.

RIT Neuroscience Internship Listing: An excellent list of summer internships for neuroscience concentrators at many different institutions across the United States

Graduate School Resources

Cognitive Science Graduate School Search: A searchable resource of Cognitive Science MS and Ph.D programs hosted by Gradschools.com that allows you to input your own program type and location information.
Cognitive Science Degree-Conferring Institutions: This Wikipedia article lists institutions throughout the world that confer degrees in the cognitive sciences.
Brown Grad School–Cognitive Science: Brown Graduate School in Cognitive Science (includes a list of important program information and requirements).
Neuroscience Graduate School Search: A searchable resource of Neuroscience MS and Ph.D programs hosted by Gradschools.com that allows you to input your own program type and location information.
How to Get into Neuroscience Graduate School: A thoughtful, step-by-step article detailing the neuroscience graduate school admissions process.
Society for Neuroscience Graduate School Search: Input your own program type, location, and research emphasis and find institutions that fit you.
Brown Grad School–Neuroscience: Brown Graduate School in Neuroscience (includes a list of important program information, contacts and requirements).

Professional Associations

 

Cognitive Science Society
Cognitive Neuroscience Society
American Neurological Association
American Academy of Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

 

Computer Science

Welcome to STEM’s Computer Science page! This page is dedicated to Brown students who are either concentrating in Computer Science or are interested in this field.

Below you’ll find links to opportunities related to careers in CS. Please feel free to browse at your own leisure and make sure to come back periodically to check out newly posted opportunities. Be sure to check other related concentrations for more information. Enjoy!

Link to Brown Department Website & DUG

Computer Science Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site
Computer Science DUG: Official Brown Departmental Undergraduate Group (DUG)

Industry and Career Information

ComputerWorld: A comprehensive site with career resources, trends, advice and discussion.
InformationWeek.com: This helpful site offers career and workplace information, salary data and industry trends.
SlashDot.org: Excellent site for industry news and trends as well as a job listings page.
Computer Science Career Guide: This extensive resource includes links to industry sectors, publications, related job fields, and so much more.

Job/Internship Postings

Dice.com: A well-regarded job listings site.
SlashDot.org: Great site for jobs, industry news and trends.
InformationWeek.com: This comprehensive site includes obs, trends, education, career information and salary data.
Jobs for Programmers: Job postings for programming, networking and database opportunities.
NationJob: Check for IT and computer  job pages.

Graduate School Resources

Gradschools.com: The site is good for a first stop for searching programs and general information about grad school.
Applying to Graduate School in Computer Science: Find information about the process and options.
Choosing Graduate School in Computer Science: Advice to undergrads from a recent Ph.D. 
Applying to Ph.D. programs in Computer Science: Advice from a computer science professor (PDF).

Professional Associations

The Association of Information Technology Professionals
IEEE
Association for Women in Computing

 

Engineering

Welcome to STEM’s Engineering page! This page is dedicated to Brown students who are either concentrating in Engineering or are interested in this field.

Below you’ll find links to opportunities related to careers in Engineering. Please feel free to browse at your own leisure and make sure to come back periodically to check out newly posted opportunities. Be sure to check pages for other concentrations, including physics and computer science. Enjoy!

Link to Brown Department Website & DUG

Engineering Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site
Engineering DUG: Official Brown Departmental Undergraduate Group (DUG)
Brown WiSE: Brown’s Women in Science & Engineering Program
Student Engineering Organizations: A list of student-run organizations in the Engineering Department at Brown.

Career and Industry Information

Engineering Career InformationA good introduction to career information, resources and employment facts.
Monthly Industry Web Publication: Excellent professional communication addressing current issues in the field, with commentary arnd articles.
Diversity Careers in EngineeringWeb publication serving minorities in the computing and technology.
MIT Engineering Hot ListNumerous engineering resource links including links by specific engineeting fields.

Job/Internship Postings

Job DatabaseA megasite which posts jobs from multiple websites.
Internship IdeasBerkeley’s webpage, full of good ideas to help you start searching. 
Links to Entry Level Jobs by Location: From Engineering Central, a great site and easy to use.

Graduate School Resources

GradSchool.comSearch programs available by field.
Ph.Ds.orgSearch and rank grad schools in your field, based on your field, based on your personal priorities.

Professional Associations

American Academy of Environmental Engineers
American Helicopter Society
American Indian Science and Engineering Society
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
American Railway Engineering Association
American Society for Engineering Education
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Society of Naval Engineers
American Society of Plumbing Engineers
American Society of Safety Engineers
American Society of Test Engineers
American Society for Nondestructive Testing
ASM International (society)
Association for Computing Machinery
Audio Engineering Society
 
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Engineering Societies Worldwide
The Engineering Center
Institute of Biological Engineering
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Institute of Industrial Engineers
Institute of Transportation Engineers
National Academy of Forensic Engineers
National Society of Black Engineers
National Society of Professional Engineers
Order of the Engineer
Society of American Military Engineers
Society of Automotive Engineers
Society of Broadcast Engineers
Society of Fire Protection Engineers
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Society of Marine Port Engineers
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
Society of Petroleum Engineers
Society of Women Engineers
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society.

 

Environmental Sciences

Welcome to STEM’s Environmental Sciences page! This page is dedicated to Brown students who are concentrating in Environmental Studies or Science or are interested in these fields.

Below you’ll find links to opportunities related to careers in environmental and geological sciences. Please feel free to browse at your own leisure and make sure to come back periodically to check out newly posted opportunities. Enjoy!

While we update the content on this page, please check Geological Sciences for additional information and opportunities.

Link to Brown Department Website & DUG

Environmental Studies Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site

Industry and Career Information

Environmental Career Guide: A thorough list with descriptions of individual subfields in the environmental and geoscience fields. 
Green Energy Jobs: The Green Energy career guide provides an overview of the career opportunities within the Renewable Energy industries. 
Envirolink: The EnviroLink Network is a non-profit organization that provides thousands of resources for students interested in the fields of environmental science and geoscience. 
Green Careers Guide: A Web site that lists many “green collar” opportunities for students interested in geology and environmental sciences.

Job/Internship Postings

Environmental Career Opportunities: EcoJobs.com lists hundreds of jobs in environmental science fields like natural resources & conservation, outdoor & environmental education, environmental advocacy, and more. This resource also has internship links available.
Brown University Center for Environmental Studies: A list of internships endorsed by Brown’s environmental studies department.
EPA Career Opportunities: The Environmental Protection Agency’s official list of career and internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.
Union of Concerned Scientists: Great internship opportunities and fellowships sponsored by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
The Wilderness Society: Full-time and part-time job listings and internships from the Wilderness Society.
ScienceJobs.Org: A frequently updated Web site with links to applications for jobs, and postdoctorial fellow positions in environmental and earth sciences in various cities in the United States.
ScienceJobs.Org Agriculture & Animal Sciences: A frequently updated Web site with links to applications for jobs, and postdoctorial fellow positions in agricultural and animal sciences in various cities in the United States.

Graduate School Resources

Environmental Science Graduate School Search: A searchable resource of Environmental Science MS and Ph.D programs hosted by Gradschools.com that allows you to input your own program type and location information.
America’s Best Environmental Studies Graduate Programs: A refreshing article about the environmental sciences graduate school process, complete with a list of the highly recommended programs.

Professional Associations

National Association of Environmental Professionals
Association of Environmental Professionals
The World Directory of Environmental Professional Associations, Organizations and Societies

 

Geological Sciences

Welcome to STEM’s Geological Sciences page! This page is dedicated to Brown students who are concentrating in Environmental Studies or Science or are interested in these fields.

Below you’ll find links to opportunities related to careers in environmental and geological sciences. Please feel free to browse at your own leisure and make sure to come back periodically to check out newly posted opportunities. Enjoy!

While we update the content on this page, please check Environmental Sciences for additional information and opportunities.

Link to Brown Department Website & DUG

Geology Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site
Geology DUG: Official Brown Departmental Undergraduate Group

Industry and Career Information

Environmental Career Guide: A thorough list with descriptions of individual subfields in the geoscience field
Envirolink: The EnviroLink Network is a non-profit organization that provides thousands of resources for students interested in the field of geoscience. 
Green Careers Guide: A Web site that lists many “green collar” opportunities for students interested in geology.

Job/Internship Postings

ScienceJobs.Org: A frequently updated Web site with links to applications for jobs, and postdoctorial fellow positions in environmental and earth sciences in various cities in the United States.
New York Times Geoscience Listing: A frequently updated list hosted by Monster.com and listed through the New York Times. This list contains varied positions in the field of geoscience in different cities in the United States.

Graduate School Resources

Geology Graduate School Search: A searchable resource of Geology MS and Ph.D programs hosted by Gradschools.com that allows you to input your own program type and location information.
PhD-Survey.org: An article featuring advice about pursuing an MS or Ph.D degree in the field of geology.
How to Get into Geology Graduate School: A thoughtful, step-by-step article detailing the geology graduate school admissions process.

Professional Associations

American Association for Petroleum Geologists
The Palynological Society
American Avalanche Association
American Geological Institute
American Geophysical Union
Advancing the Science of Limnology and Oceanography
American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers
American Institute of Professional Geologists
American Water Resources  Association
National Association of Environmental Professionals

 

Mathematics

Welcome to STEM’s Mathematics page! This page is dedicated to Brown students who are either concentrating in Mathematics or are interested in this field.

Below you’ll find links to opportunities related to careers in Math. Please feel free to browse at your own leisure and make sure to come back periodically to check out newly posted opportunities. Enjoy!

Link to Brown Department Website & DUG

Mathematics Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site
Mathematics DUG: Official Brown Departmental Undergraduate Group (DUG)
Applied Mathematics Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site
Applied Mathematics DUG: Official Brown Departmental Undergraduate Group (DUG)
Statistics Department (Public Health): Official Brown Departmental Web site

Industry and Career Information

2010-2011 Occupational Outlook Handbook: The 2010-2011 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook for mathematicians. This Web site provides information about earnings, projections, job outlook and the nature of the work.
Why Major in Mathematics?: An article written by the University of Georgia discussing the advantages of concentrating in mathematics.
Careers in Mathematics: An overview of possibilities for mathematics concentrators. This article details the specific sectors and divisions of careers in mathematics.
Thinking of a Career in Applied Mathematics?: A Web site sponsored by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics that discusses important applied mathematics career questions (like where to work, the nature of work, and advice from professionals, just to name a few!).

Job/Internship Postings

New York Times Mathematics Jobs Listing: A frequently updated list hosted by Monster.com and listed through the New York Times. This list contains varied positions in the field of mathematics/statistics in different cities in the United States.
ScienceJobs.org Mathematics/Statistics Postings: A frequently updated Web site with links to applications for jobs, and postdoctorial fellow positions in mathematics and statistics in various cities in the United States.
NewScientistJobs.com: A list of mathematics and IT jobs and internship offerings in the United States.
NewScientistJobs.com World: A list of mathematics and IT jobs and internship offerings in the United States and abroad.
Internships and Co-op Opportunities in Mathematics: The official listing of internships and co-op opportunities for undergraduates from the American Mathematical Society.

Graduate School Resources

Mathematics Graduate School Search: A searchable resource of Mathematics MS and Ph.D programs hosted by Gradschools.com that allows you to input your own program type and location information.
Mathematics and Statistics Graduate School Programs: A comprehensive listing of on-campus and online MS and Ph.D programs hosted by Gradschools.com for the mathematics and statistics fields.
Peterson’s Graduate School Search: A searchable Web site sponsored by Peterson’s that allows you to input your specific program type and area of interest.
Brown Grad School–Biostatistics (Public Health): Brown Graduate School in Biostatistics (includes a list of important contacts, program details, resources and requirements).
Brown Grad School–Applied Mathematics: Brown Graduate School in Applied Mathematics (includes a list of important contacts, program details, resources and requirements).
Brown Grad School–Mathematics: Brown Graduate School in Mathematics (includes a list of important contacts, program details, resources and requirements).

Professional Associations

International Commission on Mathematical Instruction
Mathematical Association of America
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
American Institute of Mathematics
American Mathematical Society
Association for Women in Mathematics
Clay Mathematics Institute


Physics

Welcome to STEM’s Physics page! This page is dedicated to Brown students who are either concentrating in Physics or are interested in this field.

Below you’ll find links to opportunities related to careers in Physics. Please feel free to browse at your own leisure and make sure to come back periodically to check out newly posted opportunities. Be sure to check pages for related concentrations, including computer science and engineering. Enjoy!

Link to Brown Department Website & DUG

Physics Department: Official Brown Departmental Web site
Physics DUG: Official Brown Departmental Undergraduate Group (DUG)

Industry and Career Information

Careers in Physics: American Physical Society site which includes career information and opportunities.
Physics as a Career Choice: Great information about fields within physics, people, organizations, job options.
American Institute of Physics: Gateway site for career information, resources and jobs.

Job/Internship Postings

APS Career Center: Job fairs, internships, full time opportunities.
Physics Today Jobs: Search by sector, degree, type of position and more.
Internships: Purdue University links to internship programs, included related REUs (Research Experiences for Undergraduates).
National Science Foundation REU: A-Z index of funding opportunities and program information.
Summer Internships: Excellent resource for astronomy and physics internships, including NASA postings.
 Society of Physics Students Internships: A list of internships provided by the Society of Physics for undergraduate students.

Graduate School Resources

GradSchools.com: Good first stop for physics graduate programs.
Selecting Programs: An individually tailored program to allow you to find graduate programs based on your factor rankings.

Professional Associations

Physics.org
American Institute of Physics
American Physical Society
Biophysical Society
Geophysical Union