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To get involved in the Polar Science Early Career Community Office (PSECCO) Community, join our listserv and newsletter mailing lists here. Stay tuned via these outlets the 'News' channel of our website to follow what activities the PSECCO has going on, and don't forget to follow us on Twitter @polarsecco (link on button below)!

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Check Out These Additional Polar or Polar-Adjacent Organizations

There are many wonderful polar science-related organizations supporting the full diversity of the early career community. We've listed some of them here, and this list is by no means exhaustive. If you know of an organization we've missed that you think should be listed, please get in touch, and if it fits within our mission we will be sure to add it. 

Name Description Website
United States Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (USAPECS)

Cross-disciplinary network for polar early career scientists in the USA
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS)

International cross-disciplinary network for polar early career scientists
Permafrost Young Researchers Network (PYRN)

International organization that fosters collaborations and seeks to promote future generations of permafrost researchers
Permafrost Young Researchers Network: North America (PYRN NA)

Organization that facilitates networking efforts between permafrost researchers based in North America
Ice Core Young Scientists (ICYS)

Network of early career scientists dedicated to the study of polar and alpine ice cores and ice core-related sciences
Polar Impact

An inclusive network of racial & ethnic minorities and allies in the polar research community
IARPC Collaborations Early Career Forum

A forum for early career scientists that encourages sharing information, news, and events relevant to early career development and fostering connections within the Arctic sciences
Young Earth System Scientists (YESS)

Organization supporting early career Earth scientists
Pride in Polar Research

A network to support and bring together marginalized queer professionals in polar science
Accessibility in Polar Research

A group of disabled researchers signposting accessibility in the polar field, and connecting the disabled community, and allies, with resources
Women in the Arctic and Antarctic

Promotes the views, work and voices of women researching, representing, experiencing and living in the North and the Polar Regions

Shares resources and best practices related to building and fostering "a more equitable, diverse and inclusive community and culture" across the cryospheric community
Women of the Arctic - Plan A

Raises awareness, support, and maintains a focus on women’s and gender-related issues in the Arctic
International Association for Geoscience Diversity

Aims make the geosciences more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities
Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders in Geosciences

"Organization committed to building a community that supports Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders within geosciences"