Graduate Students


Graduate students qualify for discounted membership rates and discounted Annual Meeting Registration.

The Graduate student committee works to serve the grad student population of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. 

View the Current Members of the Grad Student Committee.

Every year the Grad Student Committee plans sessions just for grad students. Check out the Graduate Student Wrap-Up from the 2014 Annual Meeting!  Also, check out this article by Rachel Owens on her experience at the 2014 Annual Meeting!

 

Graduate and Postdoctoral Students Present Papers at World Congress of Soil Science

Generous funding from National Science Foundation and Sponsorship by Soil Science Society of America and the U. S. Committee for Soil Science helps students get to Jeju, South Korea

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Awards, Contests, Scholarships and Fellowships


Clark Scholarship 2012 

See all of the awards and prizes available to graduate students.

 

 

 

Annual Meetings


Student at Poster

 

Every at the Annual Meeting year the Grad Student Committee plans sessions just for grad students. 

 

 

 

Divisions


Soil consultanting division members on a field trip

 

Divisions allow students to gain a unique perspective into the world of Soil Science while developing peer networks and information resources. Visit the Divisions page to learn more.

 

 

Grad Student Committee


Two grad students

 

The Graduate Student Committee works to serve the grad student population of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America through annual meetings sessions and more. 

 

 

Resources for Graduate Students


Student on computer

 

Looking for helpful articles and stories to help you navigate graduate school? Check these out!

 



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Learn More About Membership

Graduate student members join over 6,000 professionals in the soil and environmental science fields, and have access to resources and services to help build your career:

  • Student rates on membership dues, the Digital Library, journals, books, and Annual Meeting registration
  • CSA News, the monthly member news magazine
  • Listing in the Member Directory which is searched by potential employers
  • Free CV/resume posting and job search on the Career Placement web site
  • Notification of scholarship, award and contest opportunities
  • Membership in Divisions of Interest to develop peer networks and information resources
  • Cultivate leadership skills through service on Committees
  • Share your research by publishing in our Journals and presenting at meetings

Graduate Student Webinar


The Career Placement Center sponsored a webinar for grad students on “Setting Yourself Up for Success in the PostDoc”.  View the Q&A from the webinar here.

In addition, here are some additional Links of Interest

Career Placement Jobs Website

National Research Council

Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education

National Academies of Science Report - The Postdoctoral Experience Revisited reexamines postdoctoral programs in the United States.