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Volunteer Opportunity: Writing Submissions for the Atlanta BEST magazine

Ashley Brady
November 21, 2016
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Are you looking for opportunities to have your writing published? The Atlanta BEST Magazine is seeking submissions for articles for inclusion in the Winter 2017 issue! The Atlanta BEST Magazine is a trainee run magazine that features articles for, by, and about BEST trainees. We welcome articles on a range of topics from anyone involved in BEST, including (but not limited to) BEST trainees, BEST program managers/administrators, and BEST faculty.  

Volunteer Opportunity: Co-Editor-in-Chief for BRET Newsletter, "Results and Discussion"

Ashley Brady
November 21, 2016
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The BRET Office of Career Development is seeking a volunteer Content 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.  

How to Use the BRET Office of Career Development Blog

Kate Stuart
November 21, 2016
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The BRET Office of Career Development blog can really pack a punch! There is MUCH more to the blog than just the first page. We use it as a repository for career information and professional development opportunities, and you can essentially use it as a gateway page to learn about any career path. Read this post for some Tips and Tricks!

NCI Graduate Student Recruiting Program

Kate Stuart
November 18, 2016
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NCI is committed to fostering a diverse community of scientists and expanding the representation among its trainees.  The Intramural Diversity Workforce Branch was established to help attract, recruit, and build this community.

Teacher Job Fair for Metro Nashville Public Schools

Kate Stuart
November 18, 2016
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Metro Nashville Public Schools is having a Teacher Job Fair on December 6th at The Martin Center for Professional Development. Location: 2400 Fairfax Avenue, Nashville, TN Tuesday, December 6 Time: 4:oo-5:00pm for Elementary Teachers & 5:30-6:30pm for Middle & High School Teachers Take copies of your resume! Please see attached flyer for more information.

BCG Informational Webinars

Kate Stuart
November 18, 2016
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Join BCG this winter for informational webinars. Each session provides a unique opportunity to get to know BCG, their people, and the work. Registration is required. Please register for each session via the links below. Registration closes the morning of each virtual event. Login details will be shared with registered attendees on the event day. Slides will be viewable via webinar with audio via phone. The events will not be recorded.   Five Ways to Lead in an Era of Constant Change

Practice Faculty Interviews with Dr. Chalkley

Kate Stuart
November 17, 2016
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In the months of December, January, and February on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8:30am, Roger Chalkley is offering to help postdocs who are currently interviewing for research faculty jobs by doing an individual practice interview session. Participants must have a faculty position currently scheduled for academic faculty positions at a research institutions. If interested, you will be asked to fill out a survey about your current interviewing situation, dress as you would in a professional interview, and treat the opportunity like a real practice! 

Consulting 101 via VUADCC

Kate Stuart
November 15, 2016
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The Advanced Degree Consulting Club (ADCC) at Vanderbilt will be hosting a workshop titled, Consulting 101: Why An Advanced Degree is a Perfect Match for Consulting on Thursday, November 17th at 12 pm. This event will introduce and explain why consulting is a rewarding career option for advanced degree candidates. The workshop will feature expert advice from consultants from McKinsey & Company and North Highland.

Adventure Science Center's TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science Technology Engineering and Research) Seeking STEM Women Presenters

Ashley Brady
November 15, 2016
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Adventure Science Center is seeking presententer for their annual TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science Technology Engineering and Research) event.  TWISTER is a daylong professional conference for high school girls, presented by women working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) professions. During a 55-minute session, presenters share details about their careers, answer questions, help steer participants to the right educational pathway, and give a little taste of daily life in the workplace with a hands-on activity. 

Come to Beer and Biotech at Craft Brewed in Nashville!

Kate Stuart
November 11, 2016
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Life Science Tennessee will host its Beer & Biotech event on Tuesday, November 15th.  Engage with a panel from the Center for Technology Transfer team here at Vanderbilt from 5-6:30 p.m. at Craft Brewed located at 2502 Franklin Pike. You'll hear about turning your research into new products or businesses. This is a great opportunity to ask any questions or just introduce yourself to the people that can commercialize your research.

Webinar: Industry Careers and Postdocs with Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Kate Stuart
November 8, 2016
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Please join us for an interactive webinar on Industry Careers and Postdocs with Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research. This webinar will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 1-3pm ET. During this two hour session, you will learn information about industry research careers, the pros and cons of an industry postdoc, the importance of mentoring during an industrial postdoc and engage in a discussion about the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research Postdoctoral Program.

Postdoctoral Enrichment Program, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Kate Stuart
November 7, 2016
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The Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP) provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution (an institution includes its affiliated graduate and medical schools, hospitals and research institutions) in the United States or Canada whose training and professional development are guided by mentors committed to helping them advance to stellar careers in biomedical or medical research.

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Webinar via CIRTL

Kate Stuart
November 2, 2016
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https://sites.google.com/a/wisc.edu/cirtl/workshops/writing-a-teaching-philosophy-statement-section-ii

Join our Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement workshop this fall and learn how to develop your own teaching philosophy in a way that can strengthen your instructional approaches. Due to high demand, we're offering a second section of this two-part workshop in December; sessions will take place on Thursday, December 1 and 15 at 3:30-5:00PM ET/2:30-4:00PM CT/1:30-2:00PM MT/12:30-1:00PM PT. Registration for this workshop will open Monday, November 7.

Check out the Young Scientist Seminars on iBiology

Kate Stuart
November 2, 2016
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The Young Scientist Seminars (YSS) is a a video series produced by iBiology that features young scientists giving talks about their research and discoveries. It is a great opportunity for graduate students and postdocs interested in science communication and in sharing their work with an international audience of students, scientists, and educators. The YSS is a collaboration between the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, and iBiology.  

BOLD Fellows Program Now Accepting Applications for 2017

Kate Stuart
November 1, 2016
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The BOLD Fellows program is designed to help graduate student/faculty teams build expertise in developing online instructional modules grounded in good course design principles and our understanding of how people learn. STEM faculty members partner with graduate students to design and develop online instructional materials for integration into a course, either as a tool to promote flipping the classroom, a module for a blended course, or a unit to supplement an existing course.

Live & FREE Medical Science Liaison (MSL) webinar with Q&A (December)

Kate Stuart
October 31, 2016
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Check out the LIVE and FREE Medical Science Liaison webinar, learning how to become an MSL without industry experience. Agenda: - Welcome and introductions - How to become an MSL (12 chapters) - Q&A https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/4784291030144130818?source=LI+direct... ​ Webinar sponsored by https://www.fromsciencetopharma.com/. 

Award winning Management and Business Principle Module, now accepting applications

Kate Stuart
October 28, 2016

In spring semester 2017, the BRET Office of Career Development is offering a module for biomedical PhD students and postdoctoral fellows, Business and Management Principles for Scientists. 

Internship: Science Communications and Outreach Intern with Batten Disease Research Foundation- remote opportunity

Ashley Brady
October 28, 2016
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Science Communications and Outreach Intern  (Work can be performed remotely) with Batten Disease Research Foundation - http://bdsra.org/.  They are looking for a Ph.D. or postdoc who has experience with lysosomal storage disease research for an internship – ~10 hours/week to assist with communications activities.       

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