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View the document7) Metaphysics

The American Physical Society sponsors physics graduate students and related scientists for 10-week summer fellowships to work full-time as reporters, researchers, or production assistants in a mass-media organization; 15Jan01, . They also have a year-long APS Congressional Science Fellowship; 15Jan01, . [Robert L. Park, WHAT'S NEW, 17Nov00.]

The CRA Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research has a new "CRA-W Graduate School Information Guide" about pursuing a graduate degree (including sources of financial support for women), plus a report culled from nearly a decade of CRA-W Career Mentoring Workshops on getting jobs, building research careers, getting funding, managing time and family issues, networking, tenure, and life at smaller schools. The Adobe PDF documents are and . [CRA Bulletin, 24Oct00.]

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