Benefits of a KSEA membership for regular members

Benefits from Central PA Chapter Activities

  • Research Collaboration Opportunities through Networking Young/Senior Researchers

  • Being an Invited Speaker in Seminar Series/Workshop/Conference held by KSEA Central PA Chapter 

    • Our KSEA Montly Multidisciplinary Seminar Series gives a great opportunity to present your academic work in front of audience with various backgrounds and get valuable feedback on not only substantial contents, but also your presentation skills.  Moreover, this participation is a great addition to your resume (e.g. a speaker of a invited talk).


Benefits from KSEA

  • SEED (Scientists and Engineers Early-Career Development) Workshop

    • The goal of the SEED is to provide a professional career development service, which is consistent, systematic, and practically useful for junior Korean-American scientists and engineers ranging from postdoctoral researchers (or graduate students whose defense is scheduled before June 30, 2016) to early career professionals.
    • The program will provide:
      • a workshop on grant proposal writing for postdoctoral researchers and junior faculty members,
      • information on funding opportunities within US, US-Korea collaboration, and other international opportunities,
      • a career workshop that focuses on the job application process, tenure, and promotion,
      • team work in the modern work place, and
      • the development of supporting and mentoring systems.
    • Financial Support for SEED 2015 at Washington DC
      • Travel support: Airfare up to $300 or driving mileage ($0.50/mile) up to $300
      • Hotel accommodation: One night (Saturday, Dec 5th) at Tysons Corner Marriott (8028 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner, VA 22182) with another attendee (shared room)
      • Meals: Lunch and dinner on Saturday, Dec 5th, and breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 6th
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  • Financial Support for Attending UKC (US-Korea Conference)

    • UKC is US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship, in which many scientists and engineers in the United States and Korea gather together, share their knowledge, and network each other.
    • Financial Support 
      • Conference Registration Fee (partially)
      • Transportation Reimbursement (waiver dependent on distance)