Student & Early Career Professionals Subsection of the Education Section of the American Fisheries Society

Welcome our 2022 Committee Members!

Welcome our 2022 Committee Members!

Congratulations to our new 2022 Student & Early Career Researcher Committee Members! President: Mike Lawrence Mike served as President-Elect for the past year, and has now o-fish-ally taken over from our Past President, Macey Rowan. Mike is an Aquatic Science Biologist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada! President Elect: Taylor Heckman...

2022 Election Nomination Bios!

2022 Election Nomination Bios!

President Elect Taylor Heckman Hello! My name is Taylor Heckman, and I am a postdoctoral scholar in Dr. Esteban Soto’s Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory at UC Davis, where I recently finished my PhD in Microbiology. I completed my BA in Biology at Willamette University in Oregon, moving there from Hawaii....

Position: Asst Professor-Fisheries at Univ. of Missouri

Position: Asst Professor-Fisheries at Univ. of Missouri

Assistant Professor in Fisheries   The University of Missouri is hiring a tenure track Assistant Professor in Fisheries in the School of natural Resources, University of Missouri-Columbia.  Applications are open now until October 15th 2021. Description: This is a tenure-track position in the School of Natural Resources (http://www.snr.missouri.edu) at the...

Subunit Spotlight: Quebec Student Subunit

If there was a decent metaphor connecting boxing and AFS Student Subunits, the Quebec Student Subunit would be among the best pound-for-pound fighters in the game today. Perhaps, a better metaphor would high relate growth rates and theoretical maximum length parameters to the Subunit — which includes students from across...

Undergraduate Travel Assistance Award DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 18TH

We have opened the Undergraduate Travel Assistance Award (UTAA) for applications! This award is designed to help introduce undergraduate students to AFS meetings and increase participation at the Society level. The UTAA helps undergraduates to offset the cost of travel to the AFS Annual Meeting, held in Baltimore this year! Eight undergraduates will...

FITS needs YOU!

Students and Early Career Professionals, FITS needs YOU! As a student or ECP, are you frustrated with how difficult it can sometimes be to know where to buy the stuff you need for your project? You are not alone!  FITS is the Fisheries Information and Tech Section, a section dedicated...

Lian on her research and the Virtual Annual Meeting

Lian Guo is the subject of our member spotlight this month. If you were a part of this year’s Virtual Annual Meeting (VAM), you may have caught her presentation, co-organized symposium, or seen her posts on the discussion channels in Slack – another option provided for students and professionals to...

Daily Themes

Monday, Sept 14 Opening Plenary — Climate ChangeTuesday, Sept 15 Diversity and Inclusion DayWednesday, Sept 16 Plenary #2 — Science CommunicationThursday, Sept 17 Student and Early Career Professionals Day (direct to our tab on the workshop), SECP Business Meeting (4:10-5:10 pm EDT). Student awards are being given out live at...