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GE Healthcare's Quality/Regulatory Leadership Program

Kate Stuart
August 15, 2014

 QRLP: Quality/Regulatory Leadership Program The Quality/Regulatory Leadership Program (QRLP) is GE Healthcare's premier development program for high potential individuals seeking a career in Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, and Medical & Clinical Affairs. QRLP is the cornerstone for the development of future quality leaders at GE Healthcare. The program consists of 3 eight-month rotations working on business critical assignments within the fast-paced Quality, Regulatory and Medical environment.

ASPIRE Modules: 2014 Fall Courses announced

Kate Stuart
August 13, 2014

The BRET Office of Career Development is excited to announce new programming being offered this fall as part of the ASPIRE Program! We are introducing five new ASPIRE Modules designed to provide graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with career exploration and training enhancement opportunities. The ASPIRE Modules are short, non-credit-bearing courses intended to help you develop professional skills in business, clinical research, and communication.

Conference opportunity for biomedical engineers interested in science policy

Rachel Howell
July 28, 2014
Posted in Announcements

AIMBE is hosting a Public Policy Training Institute on September 3-5 in Washington, DC geared toward educating and informing participants about the public policy landscape that surrounds health and regulatory science. Attendees will learn from some of Washington's top insiders about the role of policy in shaping the scientific enterprise. Sessions with confirmed speakers are highlighted below.  The Role of Scientists in Public PolicyElizabeth O'Hare, National Academies of Science

CIRTL network online seminar: Syllabus Construction

Rachel Howell
July 28, 2014
Posted in Announcements

July 31, 201410:00-11:00 ct This seminar is designed to help instructors prepare a pedagogically sound course syllabus. It will cover the basic components of syllabus, as well as ways to make explicit connection between course objectives, assignments, learning activities and student assessment. Participants will leave the seminar knowing how to construct their own syllabus to present course information clearly to students.

American Medical Writers Association annual conference, Oct 8-11 in Memphis

Kate Stuart
July 25, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The AMWA Annual Conference is the ultimate resource for medical communicators around the world, offering educational and networking opportunities beyond compare in the field. Join the AMWA's 74th Annual Conference from Oct 8-11 in Memphis. Learn more about the conference here: http://www.amwa.org/events_annual_conference   

Funding Opportunity: Kaluza Prizes, Deadline July 31

Rachel Howell
July 22, 2014
Posted in Announcements

In 2014 the American Society for Cell Biology, in collaboration with Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, is awarding three cash prizes ($5,000, $3,000, and $1,000) to honor academic excellence in graduate student research. Seven other finalists will receive travel awards to attend the ASCB/IFCB Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, December 6-10. Six of the top 10 finalists will also be invited to speak at a minisymposium supported by Beckman Coulter at the Annual Meeting.

Be a FOCUS co-leader for Fall 2014

Kate Stuart
July 17, 2014
Posted in Announcements

If you are interested in gaining teaching experience, please consider serving as a FOCUS co-Leader for the Fall semester of 2014.   FOCUS sessions are small group literature discussions for first year graduate students.  Two co-leaders will be paired with a faculty member and mentored through the process to teach small group discussion sections.  The time commitment is every Monday from 11-12 and Tuesdays from 9-11.

Internship Opportunity: White House Public Service Leadership Program, Washington DC

Kate Stuart
July 17, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities. The White House Internship Program’s mission is to make the “People’s House” accessible to future leaders from around the nation. The application for the Spring 2015 White House Internship Program is now open.

Teaching Opportunity: Dept of Biological Sciences needs TAs

Kate Stuart
July 11, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The Department of Biological Sciences needs TAs to serve in the introductory lab, BSCI 110B this Fall semester.  The commitment is typically 12-15 hours per week on average.  BSCI will pay 30% of your stipend for the Spring semester.  If you are interested, please contact Dr. Steve Baskauf (steve.baskauf@Vanderbilt.Edu) for details of what your duties would be.  Importantly, your mentor needs to be consulted and be agreeable to you serving.

ASBMB Graduate Student and Postdoc Fall Capitol Hill Day

Rachel Howell
July 10, 2014
Posted in Announcements

This September, YOU can significantly impact the debate over the importance of research funding. Congressional leaders look forward to meeting with residents from their district and rely upon input from their constituents when making decisions. In describing your research, you can highlight the importance and successes of your research, discuss the impact of government-funded research on human health and establish a personal connection with your representative and his/her staff. So how can you accomplish this?

CIRTL Fall 2014 Course Registration Opens July 21

Rachel Howell
July 10, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Center for Research, Teaching, and Learning CIRTL Fall 2014 course registration opens on Monday, July 21, 2014. CIRTL is excited to offer a great collection of courses and short courses, including a new CIRTL MOOC! Visit http://www.cirtl.net/courses/semesterofferingscurrent for more information and to register.

Intern with the US Embassies with an eInternship

Kate Stuart
July 7, 2014
Posted in Announcements

You can intern with U.S. Embassies around the world and in Washington, D.C. while you're at school. eInternships with U.S. Government agencies give you real experience working with government offices in the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Education, etc. eInterns work about ten hours each week directly with their office to do research, social media, website design, data visualizion, reporting, teaching, and much more!

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