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PhD Career Connections: Teaching and Education Landscape in High Schools

Join us as we welcome Dr. Paulianda Jones, PhD, former postdoctoral fellow in the Conn Lab, for PhD Career Connections. Dr. Jones is a science teacher for the Upper School of Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Bronx, NY. Monday, November 14, 2016 11:00am-noon Light Hall 411 A-D Registration is requested.

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

2016 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum

Kim Petrie
August 26, 2016

The Office of Clinical and Translational Scientist Development invites you to the 2016 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum. Guest Speaker Richard Platt, MD, MSC Professor and Chair, Population Medicine Harvard University Principal Investigator, FDA Mini-Sentinel Program

Vanderbilt's CCTC and Innovation Center now offering 8 week entrepreneurship program - apply today!

Kim Petrie
August 22, 2016

As part of its “Startup Vanderbilt” initiative, the Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization and the Vanderbilt Innovation Center, in collaboration with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, is pleased to offer the Entrepreneur Center’s Pre-Flight Program for aspiring entrepreneurs. The program will be held at the Vanderbilt Innovation Center.

What to Look for When Searching for a Postdoc Position; a Perspective from St. Jude

Kate Stuart
August 17, 2016

Dr. Linda Harris, PhD, Director of Postdoctoral Talent Acquisition, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will present, "What to look for when searching for a postdoc position; a perspective from St. Jude" on Wednesday, October 5, at 12:00pm, in Light Hall 512. Lunch will be provided, so advance registration is required. Register here.

Academic Job Search Workshop & Panel

Kate Stuart
August 17, 2016

Get advice from recent hires at Vanderbilt—clearly, they did something right in their job search. Bring your questions, too! We will have panelists from the Humanities, Social Sciences/Education, Biomedical Sciences, and Engineering/Natural Sciences. Then, we’ll go over what documents you need to prepare, as well as the process itself. This session will serve as an overview to guide your approach.

Public Policy, STEM & You: Past Participants Tell All!

Kim Petrie
July 22, 2016

Interested in learning about ways to engage in STEM Policy through Vanderbilt resources? Join the Graduate School for this informative panel discussion with graduate students who have participated in past STEM policy events.   Public Policy, STEM & You: Past Participants Tell All! Thursday, Aug. 11 5:00 – 6:00 pm 201 Alumni Hall Sponsored by the Graduate School 

Center for Teaching provides Just In Time workshops

Kate Stuart
July 19, 2016
Posted in Announcements

https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/jittconf/

It’s never too late to make a good decision, right?  Although planning fall courses starts long before the start of classes, the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching recognizes that many instructors are still making course design and implementation decisions right up to the wire.  That’s why we’re offering a variety of teaching workshops for Vanderbilt instructors on August 22nd and 23rd, right before the first day of the fall semester.

Journey Through Science Day - PepsiCo R&D career event hosted by New York Science Alliance

Kim Petrie
July 6, 2016
Posted in Announcements

On November 14, 2016, the New York Academy of Sciences and PepsiCo will host a special Journey through Science Day at the Academy's headquarters in New York City. Fifty exceptional students and early career scientists (MS, PhD, postdoc) will be selected for this unique opportunity to interact with PepsiCo's R&D leadership, learn about their efforts to develop products rooted in science-based nutrition, and get an exclusive glimpse of how science has shaped their careers.

An Insider's Look: Applying for AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

Kate Stuart
June 10, 2016

Are you interested in a career in science policy? Have you thought about applying for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Program? Join us for this informative roundtable discussion with Carlos Faraco, a finalist for the 2016 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Program. Carlos will share his experience about applying and interviewing for this prestigious program, and provide hints for future program applicants. Bring your questions and your lunch! Cookies will be provided.

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