Broadening Participation in the Biological Sciences: New Mexico

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Come to a free one-day workshop and career shadowing opportunity that includes:

  • Behind the scenes museum tours
  • Meet researchers, graduate students, and graduate school representitives
  • Catered lunch
  • Early evening social

This is the third Broadening Diversity workshop that is part of a western-US workshop series with a goal to introduce undergraduate students, especially those in underrepresented populations, to museum and biodiversity science careers.

Who: This opportunity is open to all undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in the biological sciences, and we especially encourage applications from those from underrepresented groups.

Where: The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque, NM

When: There are two events. You can register for one or both as they each highlight different aspects of careers in biodiversity and museum science

  • Friday, November 8th, 2019: Shadow a Museum Scientist
  • Saturday, November 9th, 2019: Career Workshop: Jobs in Biodiversity Science

Registration is open until we reach capacity; students accepted on a first come first serve basis

If planning to register a group please contact Gabriela Hogue at; Individual registration opens October 1st


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under DBI 1746715. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Start Date: 
Friday, November 08, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, November 09, 2019 (All day)
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
New Mexico