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Use your personal statement and proposal of the ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship application to tell the reviewers how the opportunity will positively impact your career, and why the program is important to your future.
At some point in your career, you need to secure external funding to conduct your research. To help you write a grant, outline all ideas that you have and consider private foundations as a funding option.
While there are many types of careers in the microbial sciences, teaching can be very rewarding. Dr. Maureen Morrow, a Professor, loves watching her mentees become her peers. She encourages you to find something that excites you and hone those skills. For her, she incorporated concept inventories to improve her teaching.
“As a Puerto Rican female who comes from a low socioeconomic background and whose first language isn’t English, I am so very aware of the challenges students face who don’t fit the traditional mold of college education,” says Dr. Miriam Segura-Totten. She explains her role as an editor and professor, and how you can share your inclusive education work.
Dr. Ocasio Ramirez explains how he became interested in science as an undergraduate, his current research as a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University, and why attending ABRCMS was a gratifying experience.