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"Balancing Health & Science"-- Health and Wellness Series for Scientists 2016-2017

Ashley Brady
August 14, 2016

As a result of a scientist wellness survey on “Professionalism and Professional Health and Wellness of the Scientist” conducted earlier this year, Charlene Dewey, M.D., will be offering a yearlong program titled: The Year of the Scientist: Balancing Health & Science. All basic scientists with a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., MPH, MSCI, and all post-doctoral fellows involved in research (bench and/or clinical) are invited to attend any or all of the sessions focused on wellness and professionalism topics that pertain to the scientist. A total of 13 interactive, 1-hour lecture-discussions and workshops will take place throughout the year.  Registration is required.

BEST Consortium Call for Bloggers- Share Your Career Development Experiences

Ashley Brady
June 7, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Call for Bloggers Your school’s BEST career development program (ASPIRE Program) is part of a national 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 give others a taste of your experience. We are looking for two new bloggers to write diary-style entries about the career development process to be published on the national NIH BEST website ( OVERVIEW

Paying Uncle Sam: Understanding Taxes for Stipends, Grants, & Fellowships

Kate Stuart
January 12, 2015

Do you have a grant vs. a stipend and are not sure if you’re supposed to file taxes or not? Find out the answers at this workshop. Tuesday, January 27 5–6pmAlumni Hall 201 Wilson Hall 126 (location moved to accommodate larger group) Guest presenters: Briana Mullenax, CPA, Senior Manager, and Cindy Anderson, CPA, Senior Manager, at Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC To register, click here Sponsored by Graduate School Career Development and gradLEAF 

Employment Workshop for International Students

Kate Stuart
January 8, 2015

Attention International Students! Will you be graduating soon? Are you wondering about how to gain work experience in the US? Learn more about off campus employment authorization options on the International Student and Scholar Services website or by attending an employment workshop this semester. All workshops will be held in the Student Life Center Rooms 1&2

Dissertation Writing Workshop Series

Rachel Howell
September 12, 2014

Fridays in October, Buttrick 202This series will address a range of issues that writers across the disciplines face as they tackle their dissertations. Participants can register for the entire series or for individual workshops at:

Welcome Ashley Brady to the BRET Office of Career Development!

Kate Stuart
May 13, 2014
Posted in Announcements

In April, Dr. Ashley Brady joined the Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) Office of Career Development at Vanderbilt University as the ASPIRE Program Manager and Director of Career Engagement and Strategic Partnerships.  In this role, she will manages the design, development, and delivery of curricula and programs to provide professional skills training for biomedical sciences PhD students and postdoctoral fellows.  She is also responsible for developing and managing relationships with internal and external partners, and providing career advising services for trainees.

CBAS and VU-WiSE are hosting a t-shirt design competition!

Kate Stuart
February 11, 2014
Posted in Announcements

CBAS and VU-WiSE are hosting a t-shirt design competition!    Entries must be received by next Monday, February 17th.   In preparation for the Women in Science Symposium in April, the Chemical Biology Association of Students (CBAS) and Vanderbilt University Women in Science and Engineering (VU-WiSE) are hosting a t-shirt design competition!  

CV/Resume Drop-In Clinic Hours are Changing

Kate Stuart
September 30, 2013
Posted in Announcements

Due to Kate Stuart beginning Maternity Leave next week, CV/Resume Drop-in Clinic hours will be amended to Wednesdays, 2-3pm, in Light Hall, Suite 340. Days that the clinic are cancelled altogether include: October 9, October 30, November 13, and November 27.  Please make a note of this. If you are still interested in this opportunity, please stop by on those Wednesdays with your prepared resume or CV. No registration required. For more information, contact Kim Petrie.