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Previous Annual Career Symposia


The Annual Career Symposium is a large event to bring together Ph.D. students and postdocs for 1-2 days of career and professional development. The Annual Symposium is typically attended by 300-500+ trainees.


“A Kaleidoscope of Biomedical Science Careers” (2023)




“A Kaleidoscope of Biomedical Science Careers” (2022)




“Careers for the Citizen Scientist” (2021)




“Choose Your Own Adventure: Careers in Industry” (2020)



“Influencing Human Health with Your PhD Degree” (2019)


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“R3: Research and Research-Related Careers in Academia, Government, and Nonprofits” (2018)

Trajectories Final.jpg“Alumni Career Trajectories: Blaze Your Own Trail” (2017)



in conjunction with the “BRET 25th Anniversary Reunion” (2017)



“Research and Development Careers in Industry” (2016)





“Science Careers That Put Your Communication Skills to Work” (2015)




“Exploring Avenues to Careers in Academia” (2014)



2013 Career Symposium Image.jpg “Influencing Human Health with a PhD Degree” (2013)


Professional Skills for Careers in Industry” (2012)

Funding Your Training and Research” (2011)

Career Opportunities in Biomedical and Biological Sciences” (2010)

Preparing Research Team Leaders” (2009)

Careers in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry” (2008)

Successfully Launching Your Scientific Career” (2007)

Career Opportunities in Biomedical and Biological Sciences” (2006)

Archived career symposium presentations (e.g. slides, audio presentations, and/or videos) can be found (for 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014) by clicking on the link above and opening the event agenda.