Posts tagged Career Options: Medical Communications/Writing

Networking for Medical Communicators

Kim Petrie
November 30, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Networking for Medical Communicators host: American Medical Writers Association Southeast Chapter when: Monday, December 12 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM where: Germantown Cafe 1200 5th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37208   A holiday networking gathering for medical and science communicators. It's a festive time of year, so let's take some time away from our desks to socialize with our peers in medical writing and communication.

Volunteer Opportunity: Writing Submissions for the Atlanta BEST magazine

Ashley Brady
November 21, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Are you looking for opportunities to have your writing published? The Atlanta BEST Magazine is seeking submissions for articles for inclusion in the Winter 2017 issue! The Atlanta BEST Magazine is a trainee run magazine that features articles for, by, and about BEST trainees. We welcome articles on a range of topics from anyone involved in BEST, including (but not limited to) BEST trainees, BEST program managers/administrators, and BEST faculty.  

Volunteer Opportunity: Co-Editor-in-Chief for BRET Newsletter, "Results and Discussion"

Ashley Brady
November 21, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The BRET Office of Career Development is seeking a volunteer Content Editor to assist in the preparation and publication of the biannual newsletter, "Results and Discussion".  This newsletter highlights research accomplishments of BRET graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and features stories on activities and resources available to BRET trainees.  

Internship: Science Communications and Outreach Intern with Batten Disease Research Foundation- remote opportunity

Ashley Brady
October 28, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Science Communications and Outreach Intern  (Work can be performed remotely) with Batten Disease Research Foundation - http://bdsra.org/.  They are looking for a Ph.D. or postdoc who has experience with lysosomal storage disease research for an internship – ~10 hours/week to assist with communications activities.       

Find Your Voice: How to Write an Op-Ed, an interactive workshop

Scientists have opinions that the world could benefit from hearing. This workshop will give you the tools to combine your experience and expertise with clear and compelling writing to craft an op-ed with the potential to influence readers and impact public policy.

Event: Gold Star Communications Medical Writer Workshop

The Gold Star Communications Medical Writer Workshop will focus on demonstrating how to parlay the skills you already have for a job as a medical writer within a healthcare communications agency. During the workshop, participants will be provided with a framework on which to develop a portfolio that may be used for job interviews. Additionally, general preparedness insights will be shared (e.g. understanding how medical communications agencies are run, client management, insight on US-based companies, and more).

Networking for Medical Communicators with the American Medical Writers Association Southeast Chapter

Kim Petrie
June 16, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Networking for Medical Communicators with the American Medical Writers Association Southeast Chapter When: Thursday, June 30 at 5:30 PM Where: M.L.Rose Craft Beer & Burgers 4408 Charlotte Avenue Nashville, TN 37209 http://evite.me/TsX87EBeSz   A casual meeting for medical and science communicators.

The Writing Studio is looking for Graduate Students!

Kate Stuart
May 22, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Writing Studio has received funding to hire additional graduate writing consultants and writing fellows for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Consultants and fellows hold one-to-one appointments with graduate and undergraduate writers, and facilitate workshops in undergraduate classrooms.  Additionally, fellows facilitate writing groups and organize educational programs.  Starting salary for consultants is$13.00 per hour.  Fellows work no fewer than 15 hours per week and receive $25,000 annual stipend.

Beyond the Lab: Kathleen Goss, Medical Communications

Kate Stuart
April 29, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Kathleen Goss, Senior Science Writer and Director of Strategic Partnerships at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Goss spoke at the 2015 Annual Career Symposium and we were delighted to host her for an interview.

Beyond the Lab: Nicole Speed, Strategic Consultant

Kate Stuart
April 28, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight consultant and medical communications specialist Nicole Speed, PhD, who came to speak with us in early 2013. 

Volunteer Writing Opportunity: Vanderbilt Diabetes Center

Ashley Brady
April 25, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center is developing a quarterly e-newsletter that focuses on research efforts of Vanderbilt researchers. The goal of the newsletter is to inform others about the ongoing and published research at Vanderbilt (mostly interviews from authors of recently published manuscripts) along with profiling faculty and lab researchers (both newly recruited and senior).

Beyond the Lab: Nicole Garbarini, Science Communication

Kate Stuart
April 22, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Nicole Garbarini, PhD, Media and Communications Specialist at the NIH Office of the Director and the Office of Extramural Research. Dr. Garbarini was a speaker at our 2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to get a Beyond the Lab interview with her while she was in town!

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