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PMFs in Diplomacy and Development: Google+ Hangout for Prospective 2015 PMFs

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

The PMF program began in 1977 to help graduate students with advanced degrees in public policy or law transition to a career in the federal government. Over time, the program expanded to include more than just law and public policy, and in 2014, the PMF program began recruiting graduate students and postdocs in science, technology, engineering, and math through a new PMF-STEM track. Last year 91 applicants were selected as PMF-STEM finalists.

FASEB Advocacy Webinar

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

Please save-the-date for a webinar to learn about new advocacy tools available from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and how you can join FASEB's efforts to urge Congress to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health and other federal research agencies! The webinar is on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 12:00 noon EST. RSVP to Meghan McCabe at mmccabe@faseb.org. You must RSVP to participate in the webinar.

Postdoctoral Professional Masters (PPM) Visitation Day

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

If you’re interested in careers in the bioscience industry and want to learn about opportunities in bioscience management, clinical & regulatory affairs, medical devices and diagnostics, entrepreneurship, and bioprocessing, you might be interested in the next Postdoctoral Professional Masters (PPM) Visitation Day: When: Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm Where: KGI Campus - Claremont, CA

Interviewing with the Deans for Your Academic Position

Rachel Howell
September 12, 2014

Interviewing with the Deans for Your Academic PositionWed, November 19, 11am – 12pmAlumni Hall 201 Three Vanderbilt deans share insights gleaned from interviewing numerous candidates for academic jobs. What impresses a dean? What should a candidate be prepared to discuss? What should a candidate NOT do when meeting with the dean? This panel offers a rare opportunity to benefit from the wisdom of highly experienced academic deans.

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: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WSdissworkshops.

PhD Career Connections: College Teaching

Join us as we talk to two professors in different academic settings. Tuesday, October 149:00-10:00amPRB 206 Mark Forsyth, PhD, Associate Professor, The College of William and MaryYanice Méndez-Fernandez, Assistant Professor, Trevecca Nazarene University  

VU-WiSE Elevator Talk Salon

Rachel Howell
September 8, 2014

VU-WiSE Elevator Talk Salon Thursday September 18, 2014Elevator Talks: 4-5 pm | Casual Social: 5-6 pm 201 Alumni Hall Join us for either or both sessions! This social event is open to all.  Bring a friend ... or three! Learn about four scientists’ exciting research while polishing their elevator talks. Followed by a Casual Social with light refreshments.

Unique data science training program

Rachel Howell
September 8, 2014

Insight Data Science is an intensive six week post-doctoral training fellowship bridging the gap between academia and data science. Based in Silicon Valley and New York City, the program enables scientists to learn the industry specific skills needed to work in the growing field of big data at leading companies. Full tuition scholarship for all Fellows. Learn more and apply on line here: http://www.insightdatascience.com/

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