Biodiversity Career Event

Recap of our November 2019 Event at

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Shadowing Day: Friday the 8th of November, 2019

This was an opportunity to shadow a curator of natural history at either the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science or the Museum of Southwestern Biology, University of New Mexico.


Workshop Day: Saturday the 9th of November, 2019

This was a full day workshop where students learned about navigating a pathway to their career, followed by an afternoon reception where students could interact with professionals.   

This opportunity was open to all undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in the biological sciences. We had over 100 applicants to participate in this event! 

For questions regarding future events, please contact Anna Monfils at

Blog post with additional information coming soon! 

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under DBI 1730526. Any opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.