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Upcoming NIH OITE online workshops

Mar. 31, 2020—WORKSHOP/SEMINAR: INDUSTRY CAREERS; JOB SEARCH SKILLS https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2961759275322735884 Mar 31, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services This event is ONLINE only register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2961759275322735884   This session will cover the basics of what to look for in a job offer and how to negotiate the offer (if you...

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ASPIRE Internship: Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance TSC Academy Project Assistant

Mar. 27, 2020—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance TSC Academy Project Assistant 8737 Colesville Road, Suite 400 Silver Spring, MD 20910 Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) is the only US-based national organization dedicated to finding a cure for tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), while improving the lives of those affected. Founded in 1974, it...

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Updated Postdoc Academy Website and an online course!

Mar. 20, 2020—The mission of the Postdoc Academy is to create a comprehensive and flexible professional development program targeting the needs of postdocs. Our goal is to help postdocs develop the transferable skills that will enable their success in a diverse set of careers. Check out the updated Postdoc Academy website, where you can view all of...

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Bioinformatics Summer Internships at Arcus Biosciences Inc.

Mar. 18, 2020—Arcus Biosciences Inc, a clinical stage cancer immunotherapy biotech in the Bay Area is hiring  2 bioinformatics summer interns. An ideal candidate: – Should be currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD program in computational biology, cancer biology, cancer systems biology, statistics, engineering, immunology or related sciences. – Prior experience in R and/or Python programming...

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Job Opportunity: Bioinformatics Scientist, Arcus Biosciences, Inc., Hayward, CA

Mar. 18, 2020—Arcus Biosciences is an exciting young company founded on the vision of creating new cancer therapeutics through the utilization of unexploited insights in immunology. The company was formed in 2015 by a group of seasoned researchers from the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. We are located in the San Francisco bay area, in the heart of the world’s...

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Skill Building in Your Time at Home

Mar. 18, 2020—With all of this time practicing social distance it is a good opportunity to work on some skill building for your personal and professional development. Check out the links below for some free online course to explore in business, data science, programming, personal development and more! Here are 450 Ivy League Courses you can take...

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How should the APA Style reference for an accepted presentation appear on my CV when the conference has been canceled?

Mar. 18, 2020—With many conferences and conventions being cancelled to help curb the spread of COVID-19, the questions arises on how to reference an accepted presentation on your CV when that conference has been cancelled. As your work was peer reviewed and accepted you will want to include this on your CV. Check out this post from...

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30 Behavioral Interview Questions from LinkedIn Talent Solutions

Mar. 17, 2020—Great businesses are built on people. People who not only have the right skills and experience, but who have the potential to do great things in the role, the team and in the company. However, screening candidates for potential is the toughest part of an interview. Oftentimes you assess someone’s potential by looking at their...

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Writing Studio Satellite Hours moving online!

Mar. 10, 2020—In light of the university’s decision to cancel classes this week and move to on-line interactions next week, the Writing Studio will not being holding in-person consultations or in-person office hours at our satellite locations. We will, however, offer consultations via our online platform.  To make an on-line appointment with the Writing Studio during this...

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ComSciCon 2020 Application Due on March 1

Feb. 27, 2020—Applications for ComSciCon 2020 are due on March 1 at 11:59 PM! The 8th annual Communicating Science workshop will be held in Boston, MA, on June 11-13, 2020. Graduate students at U.S. and Canadian institutions in all fields of science, technology, engineering, health, mathematics, and related fields are encouraged to apply. The application will close...

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Courses to Help Graduate Students and Postdocs Transition to Biotech–Deadline March 31

Feb. 27, 2020—The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is offering two week-long courses this summer to help in the transition to careers in biotech. Of 230 participants from 2014-2018, 66% now have nonacademic jobs in industry, regulatory affairs, or tech transfer; the remainder are still in training or in academia. In 2020 ASCB is offering two...

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Center for Teaching: Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop-Teaching 101

Feb. 25, 2020—Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop: Teaching 101 Have you been thrust into an instructional role for which you feel unprepared? Are you a multi-semester teacher who wants a refresher on some of the basics? Regardless of your teaching experience, this workshop will provide practical, concrete guidance on the mechanics of teaching and classroom presence, with an eye towards small tweaks...

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Applications open for 2020 NASW Diversity Summer Fellowship

Feb. 19, 2020—Making ends meet on an intern’s salary can be hard. Stipends, even the more generous ones being offered, don’t always cover the full costs of temporarily relocating to a new city. To make these job opportunities accessible to a more diverse pool of talent, the National Association of Science Writers is pleased to offer a...

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GCC’s PhD & Master’s Virtual Career Expo – February 26, 2020

Feb. 19, 2020—The Virtual Career Expo is an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to interact with employers online via live-chat sessions. Share the Event!         GCC’s PhD & Master’s Virtual Career Expo February 26, 2020

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The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Community Scholars Awards, 2020-2021

Feb. 18, 2020—MEHARRY-VANDERBILT COMMUNITY ENGAGED RESEARCH CORE COMMUNITY SCHOLARS AWARD DUE DATE: April 24, 2020 The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core announces a new round of Community Scholars Awards for the 2020-2021 school year. The Community Scholars Award provides support for two graduate or post graduate trainees to perform a community engaged research project collaboratively with a...

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Postdoc Preview at Univ of Michigan Medical School

Feb. 17, 2020—Postdoc Preview is an opportunity for senior graduate students to see the extensive research and training opportunities at Michigan. During a fully-funded, two-day visit, you will have the chance to meet prospective mentors, network with our current postdocs, explore the resources at Michigan, and see life in Ann Arbor. For more information: https://medicine.umich.edu/postdoc/preview To apply:...

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ASPIRE Internship: Health Research Alliance (HRA) – Coordinator for Biomedical Nonprofits’ Professional Meeting

Feb. 13, 2020—Health Research Alliance (HRA) – Coordinator for Biomedical Nonprofits’ Professional Meeting ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Health Research Alliance (HRA) Coordinator, professional meeting for scientific nonprofits Reston, Virginia Are you curious about career opportunities in the nonprofit world? Many biomedical research nonprofits employ PhD scientists to manage grants portfolios, oversee scientific programs, and lead communication efforts within...

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UT Southwestern Cancer Research Postdoctoral Recruitment Event

Feb. 12, 2020—The Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) is pleased to invite outstanding senior graduate students or early-stage postdocs to apply for the Cancer Research Postdoctoral Recruitment Event taking place on May 6th – May 8th, 2020. View Flyer Accepted applicants will be invited to meet faculty whose research interests match their own, connect with current UTSW postdocs, learn about the...

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Workshop: Developing a Written Diversity Statement

Feb. 12, 2020—In this workshop, we will discuss evidence-based practices for writing a diversity statement for the academic job market. Increasingly, universities and colleges are requesting that faculty job applicants provide a statement addressing how they plan to contribute to inclusive excellence in their professional lives. Sometimes, a job ad will request that applicants address diversity in...

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ASPIRE PhD Career Stories: Rachel Skelton, PhD

Feb. 10, 2020—NEW DATE AND TIME!! March 4th, 2020 at 11:am Be sure to attend our March ASPIRE PhD Career Stories session with Dr. Rachel Skelton. Dr. Skelton is a Vanderbilt alumnus who is using her PhD in business development. Come hear how she navigated her career path, and how you can use your PhD in this...

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