Posts in Workshops and Seminars

On-campus seminars: "Stress 101" and" Problem Solving, Time Management, and Assertive Communication"

Kate Stuart
March 24, 2014

This year the Graduate Student Council is teaming up with the Vanderbilt University Psychological and Counseling Center to provide a lunch workshop for graduate students focusing on important skills that can be broadly applied to all aspects of your professional and personal lives.  The GSC's hope is that this workshop will give graduate students the opportunity to think about and discuss things that affect them in their day to day life, and equip them to face these daily challenges in a healthy and effective way.

DC Science Policy Workshop

Kate Stuart
March 11, 2014

Applications are now open for this summer’s science policy immersion program in Washington, D.C., presented by the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University.  This is a great program for graduate students in science and engineering who are interested in how decisions about science and innovation funding, regulation, and policy are made. Students interested in careers in science policy can survey important fellowship opportunities and meet current science and innovation policy professionals. 

Law School Admissions Panel

Kate Stuart
February 18, 2014

Law School Admissions Panel Presented by Phi Alpha Delta Learn the ins and outs of applying to law school. Admissions counselors from Vanderbilt and Belmont Law schools will be on hand, as well as a 1L from Vanderbilt Law.  Wednesday, February 195:30-6:30pmMemorial Room, Alumni Hall Dinner provided. Business casual dress preferred.

ASPIRE to Connect: Building Professional Relationships

ASPIRE to Connect: Building Professional RelationshipsTuesday, March 181:00-5:30pm, Student Life Center Gain practical tips and learn techniques to meet new people and cultivate authentic professional connections. ***REGISTER TODAY!***

ComSciCon: The Communicating Science workshop for graduate students

Kate Stuart
February 14, 2014

Communicating Science is a workshop series organized by graduate students, for graduate students, focused on science communication skills.  Our goal is to empower future leaders in technical communication to share the results from research in their field to broad and diverse audiences, not just practitioners in their fields.  For more information about ComSciCon events, read about our inaugural 2013 workshop.

How to Create a Plan for RCR Education for your NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award

Kate Stuart
February 13, 2014

Friday, March 21, 20149:00-10:00amCRC Conference Room (A-3210 MCN) Elizabeth Heitman is leading this presentation which will explore the criteria of and recommendations for creating a Responsible Conduct of Research education plan for an NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award application.  For more info, visit the workshop series site.

PhD Career Connections: The Road to a Career in Writing with Your PhD

PhD Career Connections and the Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training present: "The Road to a Career in Writing with your PhD"featuring Elise Lamar, PhD, Stephen Ornes, and Bill SnyderWednesday, March 128:30-9:30amPRB 206Registration requested.