Posts tagged Events

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.

It's Symposium time! 2016 brings Careers in Industry.

This year, the BRET Office of Career Development is excited to welcome research and development professionals in industry. The unique perspectives, as well as practical tips about applying to jobs in industry, will be helpful to explore as well as strategize a career in industry.

Women's Center Events: Equal Pay Day, more

Kate Stuart
April 5, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center is offering many events this month of interest to trainees: Equal Pay Day 2016  Tuesday, April 12  Equal Pay Day at Vanderbilt Discounts  8 a.m. - 10 p.m.  In honor of Equal Pay Day, businesses near campus will be offering various discounts to Vanderbilt women. The list of participating businesses can be found here. 

PhD Careers in Consulting, hosted by VUADCC

Kate Stuart
March 21, 2016

The Vanderbilt University Advanced Degree Consulting Club invites you to: PhD Careers in Consulting Wednesday, March 30 12-1PM Featheringill Hall, Room 136 Lunch served! Want to apply your PhD training in the real world? Have passion for solving problems? Want to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment? Come learn what consulting has to offer!

Making Communication Effective Workshop on 2/25

Kim Petrie
February 23, 2016

This Thursday night, before the 3-Minute Thesis competition on Friday, February 26, the 3MT keynote speaker, Alan Kantrow, Chief Learning and Communications Officer of The Governance Lab at NYU, will lead a professional development workshop on effective communication. Seats are limited so please register here.   Making Communication Effective Thursday, February 25 5:30-7pm

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