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AISES
The society promotes excellence, leadership and opportunities in education and professional development for American Indians and Alaska Natives. AISES enriches the fields of science and engineering with Native traditions and strengthens communities with knowledge, resources and insnovation.

DIVERSITY WEB
An Interactive Resource Hub for Higher Education
A comprehensive compendium of campus practices and resources about diversity in higher education, maintained by the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

GREAT GROUP
Professional development group of the Association of American Medical Colleges for Graduate Research, Education, and Training in biomedical Ph.D. and postdoctoral programs.

INSTITUTE FOR BROADENING PARTICIPATION
The mission of the Institute for Broadening Participation is to increase diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. We design and implement strategies to increase access to STEM education, funding, and careers, with special emphasis on diverse underrepresented groups. We believe that diversifying the STEM workforce is the best way to ensure our nation's economic vitality and solve global challenges.

IGERT
The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program seeks to train PhD scientists and engineers with the interdisciplinary background and the technical, professional and personal skills needed to address the global questions of the future. Through the use of innovative curricula and internships, and by focusing on problem-centered training, these programs give their graduates the edge needed to become leaders in their chosen fields. IGERT PhD programs are located at universities across the country. Funded by the National Science Foundation.

JUST GARCIA HILL
A Virtual Community for Minorities in Sciences JGH is a portal to advance the professional development of minorities underrepresented in science.

MINORITY POSTDOC
A web portal on postdoctoral diversity issues primarily in the STEM disciplines, and in particular publicizing the activities of diversity-related postdoc groups.

NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS

"CAREERS IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: A STUDENT PLANNING GUIDE TO GRAD SCHOOL AND BEYOND"
Prepared by the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy of the National Academy of Science, National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.

NATIONAL POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATION
The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars, as well as a collaborative organization that seeks to work with all stakeholders to improve the postdoctoral experience in the United States.

NEW ENGLAND BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION (NEBHE) EXCELLENCE THROUGH DIVERSITY PROGRAM
Creating a regional environment that supports the full participation of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in academia and industry -- particularly African-American, Hispanic, Native American and Southeast Asian -- at New England higher education institutions and in industry.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF GENERAL MEDICAL SCIENCES' (NIGMS)

DIVISION OF MINORITY OPPORTUNITIES IN RESEARCH (MORE)
Administers research and research training programs aimed at increasing the number of minority biomedical and behavioral scientists.

PREP: POSTBACCALAUREATE RESEARCH EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
University of Chicago
University of Pennsylvania

SACNAS: SOCIETY FOR ADVANCEMENT OF CHICANOS AND NATIVE AMERICANS IN SCIENCE
To encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for science research, leadership, and teaching careers at all levels.

SCIENCE CAREERS
A career development resource for scientists, published since 1995 by the research journal Science. Its aim is to provide the early-career scientist with the tools, insight, and advice needed to discover the vast range of careers, decide which path to pursue, and follow it.