Professional Development Resources

To support your professional and career development, Michigan State University Graduate School will sponsor interested students, postdocs, and faculty for complimentary 1-year Membership to the New York Academy of Sciences. For over 200 years, the Academy has helped scientists, engineers, and innovators pursue successful careers.




We’re committed to our mission providing premier scientific content and career development resources during these challenging times. As an Academy Member, you’ll benefit from access to:

Career Readiness Training: Career Development resources, including online courses and webinars to help you acquire the skills you’ll need to succeed in a STEM-related field.

Cutting Edge Content: Unlimited digital access to our publications and eBriefings.

Networking & Resume Building: opportunities to present your research, apply intensive leadership training, become a mentor, and connect with other Members from our global Membership network, using an online Directory.

Upcoming Webinars & Programs. Discounted and free registration on all of our upcoming events featuring the latest research presented at the Academy. For the time being, all 2021 events will be presented through online platforms while some of our previously scheduled events are being postponed to a later date.

For our programs and resources on COVID-19, click here.

STEM Supremes webinar series:
Long-Term Health Effects of COVID-19 - Thursday, April 1st, 2021, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM EST (free for Members)
STEM Supremes: In Conversation with Barbara Liskov - Monday, April 12th, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST (free event)