The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center offers a variety of fellowship opportunities to graduate and postgraduate students. Scientists at the SERC conduct environmental research in temperate, tropical, and polar ecosystems across the globe. The SERC community recognizes the value of diversity in promoting innovative science and creative solutions, and candidates are strongly encouraged from all backgrounds to apply. Three types of fellowships are Graduate Student Fellowships, Predoctoral Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Fellowships that can support graduate and postdoctoral research. The appointment term is 10 weeks to 1 year providing stipends and other benefits. The Smithsonian Institution is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a policy of nondiscrimination.