Posts tagged Nonacademic Search

New Beyond the Lab video series interviews VU PhD alumni about their career path

Kim Petrie
November 11, 2013

Check out our new Beyond the Lab video series showcasing the careers of our PhD and postdoctoral alumni! In Beyond the Lab, the BRET Office of Career Development interviews Vanderbilt PhD and postdoctoral alumni about their career path since leaving VU. Each 10-20 minute video features a different alumnus describing his or her job and providing advice for conducting a job search in that field. We will add new videos each month as they are produced. The first two videos feature alumni Dr.

What Every International Student Needs to Know about the US Job Search

International students and postdocs, you don't want to miss this upcoming workshop on the US Job Search by author Dan Beaudry! On Wednesday, November 13 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall Room 103, Dan Beaudry will present, "What Every International Student Should Know about U.S. Employment: A Recruiter's Perspective." Following his presentation, Mr. Beaudry will sign copies of his book, Power Ties. A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the book signing.

The life sciences in East Tennessee

Kim Petrie
August 23, 2013

Whatever the reason, it isn't unusual for our trainees to want to stay in the region after they finish their training at Vanderbilt. This recent article from the Knoxville News Sentinel describes the landscape of life sciences companies in the Knoxville/East Tennessee region. While I may not immediately think, "Life sciences! East Tennessee!" I was surprised by the number of companies that call Knoxville home.