Non-Harvard Resources

Career Resources

Don't forget that, in addition to the links below, the Harvard Office of Career Services is also a great repository of knowledge and resources!

Association for Women in Science Career Center

Society of Women Engineers Career Center

Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology 

Science Magazine Science Careers Center

Science Magazine 2009 L'Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science Booklet

Nature Jobs

Prizes and Fellowships

Below is a list of fellowships that graduate women in science and engineering might find interesting.

The National​​​​​ Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships s​​upports students in the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the history and ​philosophy of science.

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program is for students in the physical sciences.

The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship is for students engaged in graduate work in fields relevant to national security.

The United States Department of Energy Science Graduate Fellowship ​is for students engaged in graduate work relevant to energy technology and policy.

The Ford Foundation Fellowships Program is for those who are interested in careers of teaching and research who would help to increase the diversity of the nation's college and university faculties.

Graduate Women in Science​ award several fellowships to women studying science. 

M. Hildred Blewett Scholarship for Women in Physics​ c ​​onsists of an award of up to $45,000 to enable women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers for family reasons.

Association for Women in Science Educational Awards are available to women studying science.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) have fellowships for Ph.D. candidates, postdocs, faculty, and ​independent researchers.


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Resources, Tips, & Support for Women of Color in Doctoral Programs