IGAC Early Career Program

IGAC has a strong focus on engaging the next generation of atmospheric scientists through its early career program.  These scientists join an international network early in their career that creates relationships that facilitate atmospheric chemistry research at an international level for years to come.

IGAC cultivates the next generation of scientists by:

  • Providing early career travel grant to IGAC sponsored events;
  • Hosting the IGAC Early Career Short Course and the Early Career Program as part of the biennial IGAC Science Conferences; and
  • Profiling an early career scientist in each issue of IGACnews.

IGAC Early Career Short 

The IGAC Early Career Short take places biennial the three days prior to the IGAC Science Conference.  The Early Career Short Course aims to provide an opportunity for these selected early career scientists to learn career skills and to build a network amongst their peers.

Networking Opportunities

Young Earth System Scientists community (YESS)
YESS, unifies international and multidisciplinary early career researchers in a powerful network, providing a voice and leverage for a better future to serve society.

Latin America Early Career Earth System Scientists Network (LAECESS)
A group of Young Scientists from Latin America aiming to promote networking, integrated science and soft skills. We are currently working towards creating a platform to implement our objectives. Please feel free to join, everybody is welcomed.

Earth Science Women's Network (ESWN)
An international peer-mentoring network of women in the Earth Sciences, many of whom are in the early stages of their careers. Our mission is to promote career development, build community, provide opportunities for informal mentoring and support, and facilitate professional collaborations


Upcoming Events

PAPILA Summer School on Air Pollution Forecast Modeling (MAP-AQ Endorsed Project)
IGAC Sponsored
Santiago, Chile

Summer School Announcement - Application Deadline 15 July 2019268.87 KB
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The Fourth Sino-European School on Atmospheric Chemistry (SESAC4)
IGAC Relevant
Shanghai, China
Event Website
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First Joint Training Course on Atmsopheric Compostion
IGAC Relevant
Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Event Website
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2020 IGAC Early Career Short Course
IGAC Sponsored
Manchester, UK
Event Website
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Recent Events

iLEAPS Workshop for Early Career Scientist - Air Quality and Ecosystems interactions
IGAC Relevant
Boulder, CO, USA
iLEAPS Website
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HEMERA Summer School
IGAC Relevant
Heidelberg, Germany
Event Website
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CCMI Summer School: Earth system modeling and observations to study Earth in a changing climate
IGAC Sponsored
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Event Website
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15th Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior Scientists (ACCESS)
IGAC Relevant
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA
Event Website
Announcement167.58 KB
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The São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Atmospheric Aerosols: Properties, Measurements, Modeling, and Effects on Climate and Health
IGAC Relevant
São Paulo, Brazil
Event Website
Event Flyer193 KB
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2019 Aerosol Summer School
IGAC Relevant
Richland, WA, USA
Event Website
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Third ACAM Training School
IGAC Sponsored
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Event Website
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School of Atmospheric Measurements in Latin America and the Caribbean: Atmospheric Particles and Reactive Gases (SAMLAC)
IGAC Sponsored
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Event Website
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2018 ICACGP/IGAC Early Career Short Course
IGAC Sponsored
Shodoshima Island, Japan
Event Website, IGACnews Summary
Agenda/Session Descriptions15.09 MB
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2018 iCACGP/IGAC Early Career Short Course
IGAC Sponsored
Shodoshima Island, Japan
Event Website
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Career Development Short Course for Early Career Scientists in Atmospheric Chemistry
IGAC Endorsed Event
Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan
IGACnews Short Course Summary
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AI-SOCD Training School: Air Pollution, Sensors, and Big Data
IGAC Sponsored
Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
IGACnews Training School Summary
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Second ACAM Training School
IGAC Sponsored
Guangzhou, China
Training School Website, IGACnews Training School Summary
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2016 IGAC Early Career Short Course
IGAC Sponsored
Boulder & Breckenridge, CO, USA
Event Website, IGACnews Short Course Summary
Agenda439.11 KB, Participant List432.91 KB
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