Career Workshops

2021 AAAS Annual Meeting
February 8-11, 2021, Online

Deadline for submission: July 14, 2020 11:59 PM PT
Additional information about the virtual session format and F.A.Q. can be found here.

Target Audience: Students or scientists focused on seeking STEM careers and/or sharpening or supplementing their skills.

Desired Topics: Workshops should be instructional or informational; they are not a place to discuss scientific findings. Workshops should cover at least one of the following topics:

  • Highlight opportunities or resources available to enhance or augment their careers
  • Explore a variety of career choices and routes for people who are pursuing or already have scientific or engineering degrees
  • Assist students, scientists, or engineers with communicating about science
  • Help students, scientists, or engineers with life and work skills and issues such as assessing their own skills, abilities, and interests; managing dual-career relationships; sustaining a healthy work-life balance; and planning for retirement


February 16: 2021 Scientific Session and Career Workshop proposal submission sites publicly announced and opened at the Sunday plenary.
July 14: Deadline for submitting 2020 Scientific Session and Career Workshop proposals. Proposals will not be accepted after the deadline.
August: Program Committee meets to select Scientific Sessions, Seminars, Topical lecturers, and Career Workshops.

attendees at a workshop.
Photo Credit: Robb Cohen Photography & Video
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February 8-11, 2021