Posts tagged Search Strategies

Event: Careers in Campus Administration and Education: the Alternate Academic Path

Kate Stuart
January 31, 2014

Using your graduate degree in a university setting may take multiple paths. Join our alternate-academic panel, all of whom have used their degrees in non-faculty careers on a college campus.  Thursday, Feb. 274:00 – 5:30 pmLocation: Alumni Hall, Room 201 Panelists include:

Nashville Area Career Fair, February 11, 2014

Kate Stuart
January 23, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The Nashville Area Career Fair is on Tuesday, February 11, at the Williamson County Ag Exposition Park. The event is free, but tickets are required. The BRET Office of Career Development has your tickets! For more information, visit www.nashvillefairs.org. Email kate.stuart@vanderbilt.edu to request a ticket. She will put tickets at the BRET front desk (Light Hall, Suite 340) for easy pick-up!

Postdoctoral opportunities at the NIH

Kim Petrie
December 4, 2013

The NIH Office of Intramurual Training & Education maintains a list of available NIH postdoctoral positions on their website. As in academia, however, not all NIH postdoctoral opportunities are advertised! If you are interested in a particular lab at the NIH, you should reach out directly to the potential postdoctoral mentor even if there is no open postdoctoral position listed on the OITE website.

Ten Take-Aways from the Career Symposium

Kim Petrie
August 7, 2013

Your professional journey will be unpredictable and unforgettable. Begin your journey by understanding your strengths. Strengths Finder 2.0 is a great place to start. (Linda Distlerath) Have a good dose of humility. In your first job, find a buddy who can help guide you through the unwritten protocols and etiquette of your workplace environment. (Linda Distlerath)

Best Questions to Ask in Your Job Interview

June 26, 2013

Best Questions to Ask in Your Job Interview, by Carole Martin, in BioSpace When this question is asked in the interview, surprisingly, the most common answer is “No.” Not only is this the wrong answer, you have missed an opportunity to find out information about the company. It is important for you to ask questions; not just any questions, but questions relating to the job, the company, and the industry. 

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