Posts tagged Career Exploration

Vanderbilt’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program Informational Sessions

Kate Stuart
November 30, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program prepares leaders to take on today’s most pressing and complex health challenges.                           Learn more about our innovative program from M.P.H. faculty members, current students, and program staff at one of our upcoming campus information sessions: Tuesday, November 15 at 4:00 p.m., Buttrick Hall 301 Wednesday, November 30 at 4:00 p.m., Light Hall 306

Councilwoman Johnson campus visit, Dec 1

Kate Stuart
November 28, 2016
Posted in Announcements

A representative from District 23, Councilwoman Johnson will share some of her experiences serving on Metro Council, specifically about the complexity of integrating science into public works and planning decisions at the local level in Nashville. This is a great opportunity to talk to an influential member of the local government and gain some insights about some of the decisions the Council is currently evaluating and the role of science in informing those discussions. 

BCG Informational Webinars

Kate Stuart
November 18, 2016
Posted in Announcements

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

Consulting 101 via VUADCC

Kate Stuart
November 15, 2016
Posted in Announcements

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.

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

Kate Stuart
November 8, 2016
Posted in Announcements

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.

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. 

Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) for Professional Development for Graduate Students

Kate Stuart
October 27, 2016
Posted in Announcements

YCA complements graduate training by connecting PhD, MD/PhD, or PsyD students conducting biological, biomedical or behavioral sciences research, with a network of diverse mentors, professional contacts, and role models who can help expand their opportunities for mentoring, peer support, networking, outreach, and professional growth and advancement.   Key features of the program include:

NCI Senior Investigator Dr. Munira Basrai to speak on career options at the NIH

Kate Stuart
October 19, 2016

Dr. Munira Basrai, Ph.D. (Senior Investigator, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute) will hold an informal discussion about training and career opportunities at the National Institutes of Health. Programs/positions encompassing every level of experience will be discussed.  Please note that this session will follow the conclusion of Dr. Basrai’s research presentation (4:10pm in 1220 MRBIII).  Participants are welcome to attend one or both presentations. Held on October 31, 2016; 5:15pm in 1220 MRBIII.

Data Science in Industry featuring Insight Data Science

Kate Stuart
September 30, 2016

Katie Amrine, a Program Director and Data Scientist at Insight Data Science, will discuss the growing demand for data scientists in industry, why PhDs are uniquely positioned to fill these roles, and some tips and strategies for how to make the transition into industry.  Katie will also give a brief overview of the Insight Data Science Fellows Program and how it helps graduate students and postdocs bridge the gap between academia and industry. Thursday, October 13 1:00pm Light Hall 512

NSF Online panels, Inventing the Way Forward: Graduate Education for the STEM Workforce

Kate Stuart
September 15, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The National Science Foundation Division of Graduate Education will be hosting an Open House this Monday, September 19th from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (ET). See additional details below. Please join the Division of Graduate Education for two panels and a poster session focused on:  Inventing the Way Forward: Graduate Education for the STEM Workforce Panel 1: The Big Picture: Challenges and Opportunities in Graduate Education. Six researchers funded by EHR/DGE will present their findings and perspectives.

ASPIRE On the Road: Fisk University, Nashville, TN

Ashley Brady
September 1, 2016

ASPIRE On the Road is an initiative of the Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program aimed at broadening the training experiences of biomedical Ph.D. graduate students and postdocs by organizing site visits to companies and organizations to help our trainees make well-informed career decisions. The inaugural ASPIRE on the Road will be a visit to Fisk University in Nashville, TN.  Fisk University is a small, historically black liberal arts university with a history of excellence in academics through teaching, research, and service.  It is Nashville’s oldest institution of higher education and conveniently located less than two miles from Vanderbilt.  Through this opportunity, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows will spend a half-day on Fisk’s campus to learn about teaching-focused academic faculty careers, hear from key leadership at Fisk, observe a class, meet with faculty members over lunch and tour the campus, classrooms and labs. 

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