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Upcoming Offerings with Versatile PhD

Kate Stuart
May 13, 2014
Posted in Announcements

View the free telesummit on May 21-22 about "How Academia Messes with Your Mind." A constructive panel addressing the emotional stress graduate students experience, especially around their careers. Listen for free during those two days: http://vphd.info/1mHCVfo  

iBiology: a free, open-access online videos

Kate Stuart
May 13, 2014
Posted in Announcements

iBiology (www.ibiology.org) is a growing collection of free open-access online videos by scientists about research and discoveries in fields ranging from ecology to biophysics, and also features short talks on topics such as professional development, careers, policy, and education, and a course on light microscopy. iBiology is funded by NSF, NIGMS, and HHMI, and supported by the ASCB.

AAAS Webinar: "Building Your First Lab"

Kate Stuart
April 27, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Running a lab is the ultimate goal for many early-career scientists, but building a lab that will eventually produce research is often a difficult process. Laboratories come with a host of financial needs and responsibilities. While lab apprenticeships provide training, and mentors offer invaluable advice, there are likely to remain gaps in your lab startup knowledge. 

AAAS webinar, "Thinking Outside the Lab: Finding a Fulfilling Non-research Career"

Kate Stuart
April 17, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The streaming version of the AAAS popular webinar, "Thinking Outside the Lab: Finding a Fulfilling Non-research Career," is now available on-demand on MemberCentral. This hour-long seminar answers members' questions such as, "Do I really need a Ph.D. to go into research?" "How do I get a foothold in a policy career?" and "What makes a good science writer?"



The next installment of "Beyond the Lab" is now available, featuring Dr. Amy Moore, Director of Research Programs at Georgia Research Alliance

Kim Petrie
November 22, 2013

The next installment of our new "Beyond the Lab" video series is now available online. In this interview, postdoctoral alumnus Dr. Amy Moore describes her career trajectory in research administration. Watch as Amy describes how she identified career options and conducted her job search, and what she does in her job as Director of Research Programs at Georgia Research Alliance.

New Beyond the Lab video series interviews VU PhD alumni about their career path

Kim Petrie
November 11, 2013

Check out our new Beyond the Lab video series showcasing the careers of our PhD and postdoctoral alumni! In Beyond the Lab, the BRET Office of Career Development interviews Vanderbilt PhD and postdoctoral alumni about their career path since leaving VU. Each 10-20 minute video features a different alumnus describing his or her job and providing advice for conducting a job search in that field. We will add new videos each month as they are produced. The first two videos feature alumni Dr.

CIRTL Coffee Hour for Postdocs

Kate Stuart
September 9, 2013

CIRTL is inviting you to join them for a series of panel discussions designed around the theme of Career Development. The first of the series is being held this coming Monday, Sept 9, 2013, 3:45 – 5:15 p.m.  in 110 Featheringill Hall.  The topic is Careers in STEM.  The background to the series is described below.  Please join us and invite other postdocs who you know to come with you.

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