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Student Networking Event

Come network with professionals, fellow students, and test your luck on games of chance at this 1920s themed event. Apparel creativity is encouraged.


Do you want the inside scoop on how to be successful when applying for jobs, graduate school, internships, and postdocs? Come speak to professionals with varied careers to get useful advice and tips on how to submit your best application at our mentoring event. Or get some private one-on-one advice with our student-professional pair-ups.

Quiz Bowl

Come watch fellow students compete in the First Annual AFS Student Quiz Bowl! We would love to have you there, cheering on your favorite #fishsci team. Make this a "first-ever" we'll never forget!

Student Challenge: Win and You'll Get a Prize

Students should pick up their Challenge Cards at the registration desk when they receive their meeting badge. Students must submit completed Challenge Cards to the registration desk before the AFS Business Meeting in order to be entered into a raffle drawing for a chance to win a special prize.

Job Boards and Volunteer Activities

Remember to take advantage of job boards posted at the Annual Meeting -- and you can earn a little cash now by signing up for volunteer opportunities as well.
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Look Out for Tweet-ups and Use Our #AFS148 Hashtag!

We're going to stage Tweetups throughout the meeting so stay on your toes! Using our hashtag #AFS148, we will try to get you all together to talk about social media-related subjects. Our new Sci Comm Section will be leading this charge.

Still Need a Place to Stay?

You're in luck, because we've just opened up a room block at the new Hard Rock Hotel on the Boardwalk for only $139/night.

Student Guide to Atlantic City

Scroll down the page here to learn about attractions, food options, and helpful hints for navigating Atlantic City, specifically outlined with students in mind.

One More Thing: Don't Forget to Pick Up Great #FishSci Book Deals

We will have smiling staff to help you at our book stall inside the Exhibition Hall in Atlantic City. Don't forget to stop by for a chat and to pick up a book or read one of our many #fishsci journals. You are welcome!