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The Early Career Experience

ESA Water Cooler Chat #5

The Early Career Ecologist Section hosted this check-in meeting to talk about the experiences of early career scientists and share insights with each other. Topics included:

  • The personal and professional hardships we’re facing
  • Possible coping strategies and isolation activities
  • Tips for the online learning experience
  • Ecological science and careers in the next few years
  • How we can prop each other up and persevere
  • How ESA might help early career folks

Co-hosted by:

  • Angee Doerr, Chair, Early Career Ecologists Section
  • Nate Emery, Past Chair, Early Career Ecologists Section
  • Hattie Waldron, Ecological Society of America

Summary of Resources Shared during the Chat