Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

CIRES Graduate Association



The CGA (CIRES Graduate Association) was created in the fall of 2008 to provide a connection to the graduate students who come from the various academic units to do research in CIRES, in a supportive, unified environment. In 2013, the CGA expanded to include postdoctoral researchers at CIRES, in order provide a mechanism for ingratiation into the CIRES community, and to facilitate a mentoring environment within the CGA community. All graduate and postdoctoral researchers who are advised or hosted by a CIRES Fellow or researcher, or serve as a research assistant for one of the CIRES research units, are welcome into the CGA. The CGA sponsors a range of activities from academic to social, focusing on building collaboration among junior researchers, fostering interdisciplinary discourse, and honing science communication skills. The CGA also supports the CIRES Graduate Student Travel Award, the Graduate Student Research Award Program, maintains a Career Opportunities Board, and hosts a series of events to support the development of ancillary career skills.

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Graduate Student Chair
Meghan Helmberger