Ric Weibl is director of the Center for Careers in Science and Technology at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (www.aaas.org). He works with AAAS career development programs to strengthen their offerings and to create new opportunities to support the career aspirations and development needs of future and current scientists. Ric joined AAAS in 2005 following a tour of service in the US Peace Corps as an education and community development volunteer based in the North West Province of South Africa. Before the Peace Corps, he served as US editor for Science’s Next Wave (www.sciencecareers.org) and as editor of Next Wave’s Postdoc Network (now the National Postdoctoral Association @ www.nationalpostdoc.org). From November 1996 to June 2001, he was manager of the national Preparing Future Faculty (www.preparing-faculty.org) program and Director of Programs, Education and Institutional Initiatives at the Association of American Colleges and Universities. He has served in research and administrative positions at Antioch College, The Ohio State University, Marquette University, Longwood College, and The University of Georgia.