Professional Advancement Career Training (PACT) Initiative

Graduate Students and Postdocs in Entomology: Are you looking for tools and training to make yourself stand out as you look for the next step in your career?  Are you interested in learning more about career opportunities with a degree in entomology?

ESA’s Professional Advancement Career Training (PACT) Initiative will help you develop the leadership capacity and “soft skills” sought after in today’s highly collaborative work environments—both within and beyond academia.

ESA Science Policy News: November 5, 2019

ESA leads efforts to support TICK Act, responds to federal requests for information on the bioeconomy and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research strategic plan, and more.

ESA Position Statements

To advance and maintain the honor and dignity of the profession, the Entomological Society of America has authored and established position statements on a wide range of subjects. View ESA's position statements.

ESA Science Policy News: March 6, 2018

ESA signs on to Coalition for National Science Funding advocacy letter, five ESA recommendations appointed to HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Subcommittees, ESA launches development of new position statement on global climate change, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: February 5, 2018

ESA Science Policy Committee working on fact sheet on Bacillus thuringiensis and position statement on science communication, DOI Invasive Species Advisory Committee releases request for nominations, and more.

ESA Science Policy News: October 3, 2017

ESA meets with Congressional committee staff to discuss Farm Bill priorities, ESA's Plant-Insect Ecosystems Section hosts Science Policy Field Tour, ESA provides feedback to EPA on registration of Wolbachia as biopesticide, and more.