Who We Are
Our mission is to empower and elevate early career scientists in the Polar Sciences, support a vibrant community, provide opportunities and resources, offer skill trainings and work together towards a more just, inclusive, diverse, equitable and accessible polar science environment.
PSECCO / NSF Office of Polar Programs Chat with a Program Manager, for Early Career Scientists
PSECCO invites you to attend a call with National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs (OPP) program managers, specifically designed for early career polar scientists. Attend to meet OPP program managers, learn the basics behind what program managers do, how they can be helpful, and to ask them questions about the process! Stay tuned for time/date information as it is released. Read More
Call for Early Career Scientists to Sit on the PSECCO Advisory Board
The new NSF-funded Polar Science Early Career Community Office (PSECCO) invites US-based early career polar scientists with a research focus on the Antarctic, Arctic, or high alpine regions to apply to serve on the PSECCO Advisory Board. The early career scientists serving on the advisory board will be compensated for work, and serve a two-year term. Read More
PSECCO Invites YOU to Attend a Community Meeting!
The Polar Science Early Career Community Office (PSECCO) invites you to attend one of our first two virtual community meetings on May 3rd at 1pm MT/3pm ET and June 9th, 11am MT/1pm ET. The community office will evolve to meet the needs and amplify the efforts of early career scientists in the polar community. To effectively do that, we would love to hear from you. Read More
New Polar Science Early Career Community Office is Launched!
As Earth’s poles are transforming, with climate change warming the Arctic, sea ice melting and glaciers rapidly retreating, a new community office to support the next generation of polar scientists is opening its doors at CU Boulder. The Polar Science Early Career Community Office (PSECCO), funded by the NSF and housed by CIRES and INSTAAR, will provide training opportunities, resources and funding to support and help build a community of polar early career scientists in the United States. Read More