Posts tagged Networking

PhD Career Connections: Forensic Science

Kate Stuart
January 13, 2017

Join us for a panel discussion on careers in Forensic Science featuring Christina Wells and Eric Warren. Friday, February 3 8:45-9:45am Light Hall 202 Networking immediately after the event.Register here. Join us for a panel discussion on careers in Forensic Science featuring Christina Wells and Eric Warren.

Graduate Student Conference, The Aesthetics of Surveillance: Biomedical Ethics & Privacy

Kate Stuart
December 22, 2016
Posted in Announcements

This roundtable discussion will bridge a transatlantic debate on contemporary surveillance, welcoming diverse views through an interdisciplinary discussion on the ethics and privacy concerns of modern biomedicine and genetics on Saturday March 25th, 2017. The roundtable discussion will parse the impact of global surveillance in the light of modern medical advancements from various research angles. Our conference offers an aesthetic inquiry of surveillance in German but also trans-Atlantic cultural perspectives, therefore we invite ALL interested students to submit abstracts regardless of your background!

Life Science Tennessee Beer & Biotech- December

Ashley Brady
December 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Life Science Tennessee will host its Beer & Biotech event on Tuesday, December 13th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM at Craft Brewed located at 2502 Franklin Pike. Engage with a panel to discuss how they use research towards a career in brewing/distilling and the path that got them there. This event serves as a great way to network industry professionals, students and business owners in Nashville and get connected while enjoying a cold beer- first one's on us!

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.

Councilwoman Johnson campus visit, Dec 1

Kate Stuart
November 28, 2016
Posted in Announcements

A representative from District 23, Councilwoman Johnson will share some of her experiences serving on Metro Council, specifically about the complexity of integrating science into public works and planning decisions at the local level in Nashville. This is a great opportunity to talk to an influential member of the local government and gain some insights about some of the decisions the Council is currently evaluating and the role of science in informing those discussions. 

Award winning Management and Business Principle Module, now accepting applications

Kate Stuart
October 28, 2016

In spring semester 2017, the BRET Office of Career Development is offering a module for biomedical PhD students and postdoctoral fellows, Business and Management Principles for Scientists. 

Launch Tennessee Specialist Program

Kate Stuart
October 24, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Launch TN Specialist Program kicked off in May 2014, providing students the opportunity to engage in Tennessee's entrepreneurial community. Students work with Entrepreneurship Centers, specialized cohort programs and individual teams to make their own unique mark in Tennessee's entrepreneurial landscape. The 13-week program gives students real-life exposure to what it's like to work for an early-stage company and gain experience in many different focus areas. 

ASPIRE On the Road: Fisk University, Nashville, TN

Ashley Brady
September 1, 2016

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. The inaugural ASPIRE on the Road will be a visit to Fisk University in Nashville, TN.  Fisk University is a small, historically black liberal arts university with a history of excellence in academics through teaching, research, and service.  It is Nashville’s oldest institution of higher education and conveniently located less than two miles from Vanderbilt.  Through this opportunity, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows will spend a half-day on Fisk’s campus to learn about teaching-focused academic faculty careers, hear from key leadership at Fisk, observe a class, meet with faculty members over lunch and tour the campus, classrooms and labs. 

ASPIRE Networking Pacing Workshop

Ashley Brady
August 31, 2016

The ASPIRE Networking Pacing Workshop is a series designed to prepare attendees to incorporate networking into their everyday activities. Sessions will break down the process of networking into approachable steps, provide real-world examples, and peer feedback.  The workshop will cover networking basics, etiquette, elevator pitches, navigating conversations, event preparation, identification of key individuals, and follow-up.  The workshop will culminate in a real-world exercise in networking - group attendance at the annual Life Science Tennessee conference, LST|CON, on November 3, 2016 in Nashville. 

ASPIRE Internship: Life Science Tennessee Conference Intern

Ashley Brady
August 30, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Life Science Tennessee (LifeSciTN) is a statewide, non-profit, member organization whose mission is to advance and grow the life science industry in Tennessee through advocacy, partnerships and alignment with economic and workforce development.  LifeSciTN will be offering an internship opportunity for fall 2016 to assist with planning and execution of LST|CON, LifeSciTN’s annual conference and meeting The position is unpaid and will provide meaningful experiences for an individual interested in the life science industry in Tennessee, as well as a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes of conference planning and production.

Tips for a graceful exit

Kim Petrie
August 23, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Like many people, I find networking at receptions to be an awkward exercise. Once I'm in a conversation I'm fine - even happy! - but entering and exiting discussions is always tough for me. This article from The Nashville Business Journal gives great advice for exiting conversations gracefully. I can't wait to try some of these out at the next event I attend! 

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.

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