The elected representatives of the Society for Social Studies of Science Student Section are currently organizing generative platforms for student mentorship. See below for details:

Sketch Group workshop

The 2023 Sketch Group Workshop is a year-long program designed for STS students worldwide to collaborate in four structured workshops on research plans, methods, job markets, and data sharing. During the workshop, participating students will receive peer-to-peer and faculty-to-peer mentorship. The workshop is coordinated by the 6S representatives and Engagement Liaison. For more information on the format of the program, please refer to the 2022 Sketch Group program, available here.

If you are interested in participating in the 2023 Sketch Group Program, please apply here.

Apply for the 2023 annual conference, with us!

Preparing and submitting your abstract for the first time at the 4S annual conference can be both exciting and intimidating. 6S representatives are eager to help clarify doubts and address concerns you may have about submitting an abstract for the annual 4S Meeting in Hawaiʻi 2023. Email us at to schedule a 15–30 minute call, please include 2023 Annual Conference Mentorship in the subject line.

We always welcome suggestions to strengthen mentorship platforms for the 6S community. Please email your suggestion to