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​​Membership​​ Pathways

​​​Where are you on your APS membership pathway? 

Undergraduate Students

As an APS undergraduate student member looking develop your leadership experience, you have several opportunities.



Just because you're still an undergraduate doesn't mean you should count yourself out from research development. 

  • Sign up for article alerts 
  • Fill out your journal profile 
  • Read "How to Submit a Manuscript" 
  • Attend a research workshop at the APS Annual Meeting, Plant Health 2019 


Networking with your peers is important at every stage of your career. 


Graduate Students

As you work through your graduate studies, adding leadership experience to your resume is a great way to supplement your education. 



Stay current on the latest research as you discover your own area of research expertise. 

  • Sign up for article alerts 
  • Fill out your journal profile 
  • Read "How to Submit a Manuscript" 
  • Attend a research workshop at the APS Annual Meeting, Plant Health 2019 
  • Take "Reviewer 101" training and become a reviewer 


Your success in the field is tied to the relationships you build throughout it. Start building foundational relationships today.  


Early-Career Professionals 

You're at a unique point in your career where you're both mentee and mentor.  Find out how you can keep your leadership trajectory moving forward. 



Your contributions to the research community are necessary and substantial. 

  • Sign up for article alerts 
  • Fill out your journal profile 
  • Attend a research workshop at the APS Annual Meeting, Plant Health 2019 
  • Take "Reviewer 101" training and become a reviewer 
  • Volunteer or submit items for the Education Center​ 


As an early career professional, you've done your share of networking. Keep your connections sharp with regular participation in APS activities. 
  


Mid-Career Professionals

Solidify yourself in your area of expertise or find out how you can make a mid-career shift. APS membership helps you find your next opportunity for your future. 



 Stay abreast of your peers' research and continue to contribute your meaningful perspective.  

  • Sign up for article alerts 
  • Fill out your journal profile 
  • Attend a research workshop at the APS Annual Meeting, Plant Health 2019 
  • Take "Reviewer 101" training and become a reviewer 
  • Volunteer or submit items for the Education Center​ 


You've already made many connections in the field. Now, it's time to find out who the new faces are. 
   


Late-Career Professionals  

Your knowledge and perspective are invaluable assets to the plant pathology community. Cement your influence and lead the next generation of passionate scientists.  



As you are well aware, there are new ideas that sprout up in the field every year. Don't miss out on the next piece of research that shapes future science.  
 
  • Sign up for article alerts 
  • Fill out your journal profile 
  • Attend a research workshop at the APS Annual Meeting, Plant Health 2019 
  • Take "Reviewer 101" training and become a reviewer 
  • Volunteer or submit items for the Education Center​ 


Your science is second only to the relationships you've fostered with your colleagues. Stay involved with the people who have given their lives to the study of plant disease.  
    


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