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Summer 2014 CIRTL Courses

Kate Stuart
April 8, 2014
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The CIRTL Network -- the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning -- is committed to advancing the teaching of STEM disciplines in higher education. They will be offering summer courses for online learning.  SUMMER 2014 COURSES

AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy, May 1-2

Kate Stuart
March 25, 2014
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Be a part of the conversation on the future of science and technology policy with leaders in the field this May 1 and 2 in Washington, DC. The annual AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy is the conference for people interested in public policy issues facing the science, engineering, and higher education communities. It is the place where insiders go to discuss what is happening and what is likely to happen on the federal budget and policy issues that affect researchers and institutions.

AAAS Webinar: Finding a Fulfilling Non-Research Career

Kate Stuart
March 25, 2014
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Is there life beyond the bench? Yes! There are now more non-research jobs for STEM professionals than ever before-in private industry, government, nonprofit, journalism, grants management, analytics, and a host of emerging career paths. Learn the mix of skills and experience you need to launch a satisfying non-research career in this AAAS webinar: "Thinking Outside the Lab" Tuesday, April 8 12-1 pm CST

Scientist in the Classroom Information Session

Are you interested in teaching or learning how to communicate science but don't know where to begin?  Then join the Center for Science Outreach and your peers for an informational session on how to get started.  Learn how you can get involved in the Nashville community by working with K-8 students and teaching science one day a week.  We are currently accepting applications for interested graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.  Graduate students earn a topping up stipend of up to 7.5K!  

Volunteers Needed for Aspirnaut™ Beaming STEM Labs to Rural America

Kate Stuart
March 25, 2014
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Volunteers Needed for Aspirnaut™ Beaming STEM Labs to Rural America. Aspirnaut is finishing its 5th year of beaming hands-on inquiry-based STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) labs to rural Tennessee, Arkansas, Maine, and we need you to finish the school year! Videoconferencing to youth in 3rd-8th grades is the perfect opportunity for post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students to gain valuable teaching experience and to help supplement science education in rural areas.

Accenture Women's Networking Forum, Live webcast, April 11

Kate Stuart
March 25, 2014
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Accenture Women’s Networking Forum – Live webcast, April 11, 2014 Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, believes that attracting, retaining and promoting women is critical to the success of our company. Join us for the Accenture Women’s Networking ForumFriday, April 11, 201412:30 – 2:00 pm EDTWebcast logistics will be provided via email prior to the event

Naturejobs Career Expo, Boston, May 20, 2014

Kate Stuart
March 25, 2014
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Naturejobs Career Expo - Boston 2014May 20th 2014 - John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center The inaugural Naturejobs Career Expo Boston aims to promote global career opportunities in science, be it in industrial research, research organizations or academia. It presents the best opportunities from the best organizations: public, private, national and international.

Webinar: "Thinking Outside the Lab, finding a fulfilling non-research career"

Kate Stuart
March 24, 2014
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Wondering where can a Ph.D. take you today? Is there life beyond the bench? Absolutely! There are now more non-research jobs for STEM professionals than ever before—in private industry, public policy, government, nonprofit, journalism, grants management, analytics, and a host of emerging career paths.  Learn what mix of skills, experience and preparation you need to leap from the lab into a satisfying non-research career: 

On-campus seminars: "Stress 101" and" Problem Solving, Time Management, and Assertive Communication"

Kate Stuart
March 24, 2014

This year the Graduate Student Council is teaming up with the Vanderbilt University Psychological and Counseling Center to provide a lunch workshop for graduate students focusing on important skills that can be broadly applied to all aspects of your professional and personal lives.  The GSC's hope is that this workshop will give graduate students the opportunity to think about and discuss things that affect them in their day to day life, and equip them to face these daily challenges in a healthy and effective way.

The Science Network Workshop Series, Elevator Pitch seminar in May

Kate Stuart
March 24, 2014
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Please join the Science Network through the Union of Concerned Scientists for one of the workshops listed below. These sessions are part of a series offered to Science Network members to provide training opportunities to strengthen your communication and advocacy skills. There are three different levels of workshops that might appeal to you: introductory (101), advanced (202), and early career scientist (ECS). The following workshops are coming in May:

The program announcement for the individual postdoctoral NRSA fellowship (F32) has been reissued

Kim Petrie
March 20, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The NIH recently reissued the program announcement for the F32 postdoctoral NRSA fellowship. The new program announcement, PA-14-149, is effective with the April 8, 2014, application deadline. The changes are in response to the recommendations made by the Biomedical Research Workforce Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director, NIH. 

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