Posts in Announcements

PEO Scholarship for female US and Canada resident doctoral students, 2016 applications

Kate Stuart
September 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) is a unique advocacy group for women that has roots dating back to the 1860′s.  The sisterhood runs several projects designed to advance education among women, including its International Peace Scholarship, Program for Continuing Education, Doctoral Scholar Awards, and the P.E.O.

Interested in consulting and fluent in German? Boston Consulting Group seeks applicants like you!

Kim Petrie
September 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

THE BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP is starting their recruiting process for German speaking undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students and postdocs from all disciplines in the US in October 2016. We will offer some interview dates for interested applicants for the offices in Germany and Austria as follows: ·         Friday, October 7th in Chicago ·         Saturday, October 8th in Chicago ·         Sunday, October 9th in Philadelphia

ASPIRE Internship: Life Science Tennessee Conference Intern

Ashley Brady
August 30, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Life Science Tennessee (LifeSciTN) is a statewide, non-profit, member organization whose mission is to advance and grow the life science industry in Tennessee through advocacy, partnerships and alignment with economic and workforce development.  LifeSciTN will be offering an internship opportunity for fall 2016 to assist with planning and execution of LST|CON, LifeSciTN’s annual conference and meeting The position is unpaid and will provide meaningful experiences for an individual interested in the life science industry in Tennessee, as well as a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes of conference planning and production.

VU-WiSE General Body Meeting

Kate Stuart
August 26, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt University Women in Science and Engineering welcome you to  General Body Meeting   Undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff all welcome. Come learn about our organization, provide feedback on what you would like from and get involved! Tuesday, September 6, 2016 5:00-6:00pm Sarratt 325/327 Snacks provided!

Tips for a graceful exit

Kim Petrie
August 23, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Like many people, I find networking at receptions to be an awkward exercise. Once I'm in a conversation I'm fine - even happy! - but entering and exiting discussions is always tough for me. This article from The Nashville Business Journal gives great advice for exiting conversations gracefully. I can't wait to try some of these out at the next event I attend! 

ASPIRE Internship: Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance International Conference Program and PFDD Coordinator

Ashley Brady
August 20, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The TS Alliance is seeking an intern volunteer to help in the planning of the biennial International Research Conference on TSC and LAM, which will take place in Washington, DC, June 22-24, 2017. This three-day event will be held in partnership with the LAM Foundation and will bring together approximately 250 researchers and medical doctors who will share information on the latest treatment and testing options as well as basic and translational research updates. The intern will also have the opportunity to support the TS Alliance in planning for an externally-led patient-focused drug development meeting (PFDD) with the FDA, to take place in Washington, DC, on June 21, 2017, the day before the research conference begins. 

Technology Transfer Internship Program: Fall 2016, Vanderbilt University Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization

Ashley Brady
August 20, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization at Vanderbilt University has a 12 week technology transfer internship that runs from September 5th to December 9th.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to explore a career that requires broad scientific expertise, business insight, and legal acumen to convert basic research into practical applications.  Deadline to Apply, August 31, 2016.

"Staying Ahead of the Curve in Diagnostics Policy", Webinar via Life Science TN

Ashley Brady
August 18, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Staying Ahead of the Curve in Diagnostics Policy Thursday, September 1 9:30 - 11 a.m. CT The BRET Office will be streaming this webinar live from Light Hall 415C.   Please plan to join us if you are interested (no need for a Life Science TN membership)!  

Volunteers Needed for Aspirnaut Beaming of STEM Labs to Rural America

Kate Stuart
August 11, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Aspirnaut is entering its 8th year of beaming hands-on inquiry-based STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) labs to rural Tennessee, Arkansas, Maine. Videoconferencing to youth in 3rd-8th grades is the perfect opportunity for post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students to gain valuable teaching experience and to help supplement science education in rural areas.

How to Successfully Apply for Federal Fellowships, a Federal STEM Graduate Seminar Series

Kate Stuart
August 10, 2016
Posted in Announcements

We welcome you to join a virtual information session on applying for federal fellowships that will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at NOON CENTRAL. During this 1.5 hour session, our panelists, who represent several different agencies, will be sharing tips and advice on how to successfully apply for federal fellowships and traineeships. There will be time for Q&A following the panelist presentations.     Our panelists include: •       Pamela Hudson-Veenbaas, Smithsonian Institution (SI)

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