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Save the Date! ASPIRE On the Road: Boston, MA, May 3-4, 2018

Posted by on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in Upcoming BRET Office of Career Development Events .

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ASPIRE on the Road will be taking trainees to visit Boston, MA. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows will spend time with area biotechnology and pharma companies learning about career paths, hearing from key leadership, touring the facilities, and meeting with alumni. 

A maximum of 8 trainees will be selected to participate. Travel costs and accommodations will be covered by the ASPIRE Program for those selected to participate.

Co-sponsored by the the Dean of Basic Sciences, Larry Marnett, PhD, and Vanderbilt University Development and Alumni Relations.

ASPIRE On the Road is an initiative of the Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program aimed at broadening the training experiences of biomedical Ph.D. graduate students and postdocs by organizing site visits to companies and organizations to help our trainees make well-informed career decisions.

These site visits will provide postdoctoral fellows and graduate students the opportunity to learn about different career options by touring a variety of workplaces and meeting professionals in a range of roles.  We intend to arrange site visits at local biotech start-ups, clinical research organizations, healthcare accelerators, universities and more. 


See the ASPIRE on the Road website for more information

Application now open!


If you have questions, please contact Ashley Brady (

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