Posts tagged Volunteer Opportunity

VU-WiSE General Body Meeting

Kate Stuart
August 26, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt University Women in Science and Engineering welcome you to  General Body Meeting   Undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff all welcome. Come learn about our organization, provide feedback on what you would like from and get involved! Tuesday, September 6, 2016 5:00-6:00pm Sarratt 325/327 Snacks provided!

Volunteers Needed for Aspirnaut Beaming of STEM Labs to Rural America

Kate Stuart
August 11, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Aspirnaut is entering its 8th year of beaming hands-on inquiry-based STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) labs to rural Tennessee, Arkansas, Maine. Videoconferencing to youth in 3rd-8th grades is the perfect opportunity for post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students to gain valuable teaching experience and to help supplement science education in rural areas.

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).

BEST Call for Bloggers

Kate Stuart
March 20, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Your school’s BEST career development program is part of a national NIH effort to help biomedical PhDs and postdocs prepare for a variety of career options. Only a handful of schools have programs like yours and we want to reach out to those of you interested in scientific communication and outreach careers and provide you with an opportunity to showcase your skills as well as gain experience.

STEM Pedagogy Journal Club meeting, Nov 17

Kate Stuart
November 2, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The STEM Pedagogy Journal Club will be meeting this month on Tuesday, November 17th at 4pm in MRBIV 11455. At this meeting, we will be joined by Dr. Anita Disney for our article discussion on applying the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in the college classroom. UDL principles encourage curriculum development that gives all individuals an equal opportunity to learn. Dr. Disney will share her experiences with using these techniques in planning and teaching her "Drugs and Behavior" class for undergraduates. The article that will be discussed is:

Volunteer for VSVS

Kate Stuart
September 8, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science is a service organization in which Vanderbilt students go out in groups of 4 or 5 to teach middle school children in metro Nashville schools science lessons. These lessons are quite simple and are all detailed in a manual which is provided for every team member.

Poster Judges Needed for Center for Science Outreach, July 10

Kate Stuart
June 29, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The Center for Science Outreach is looking for graduate students and post docs who are available to judge one to three poster sessions the morning of July 10th, 2015 in the MRB III Lobby. The presenters are high school students (rising seniors) from the Research Experience for High School Students (REHSS) and the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV).   The sessions are as follows: Poster Session 1, 8:30 – 9:30 Poster Session 2, 9:45 – 10:45 Poster Session 3, 11:00 – 12:00  

Volunteer to be on a Career Development Committee!

Kate Stuart
June 5, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Did you enjoy this year's symposium and/or the monthly PhD Career Connections series? Why not join either of the planning committees to organize these events?! Kate Stuart will be meeting with interested trainees during the month of July to help prospective volunteers find the right fit with their career interest.

Volunteer Opportunity: Editor, BRET Newsletter: Results and Discussion

Ashley Brady
May 11, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The BRET Office of Career Development is seeking a volunteer 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.  We are seeking a motivated and organized graduate student or postdoctoral fellow to serve as Editor of the newsletter.

Leadership and mentoring opportunity for graduate students: Apply to Be an International Orientation Leader

Kim Petrie
February 10, 2015

The Office of International Student & Scholar Services is looking for undergraduate and graduate students, both international and domestic, who are passionate about helping others, looking to develop their leadership skills, and interested in serving as a mentor to incoming international students.  Work with Fall 2015 new international students  Apply online through Anchor Link by February 27 (login required)

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