CADRE Early Career Guidance: Tips for Early Career STEM Education Researchers

The CADRE early career tip sheets offer advice from experienced DRK-12 awardees on becoming a successful researcher in the field of STEM education. The tip sheets are organized around four focal themes:

Career Pathways IconCareer Pathways
Guidance on searching for positions in academia, industry, or the nonprofit sector; developing an application; preparing for the interview; and getting started in a new job.

Writing for Publication IconWriting for Publication
Insight into developing ideas for a manuscript, the writing process, navigating authorship, choosing the right journal, and the journal review process.

Networking IconNetworking
Guidance on networking strategies, how and where to make connections, and how to sustain professional relationships.

Developing NSF Proposals IconDeveloping NSF Proposals
A guide through the proposal development process, from the earliest stages of developing a proposal idea to the NSF review process and beyond.