Posts tagged Career Exploration

Beyond the Lab: Hugh Fentress, University Professor

Kate Stuart
April 11, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Hugh Fentress, Assistant Professor of Biology at Tennessee State University. Dr. Fentress balances his time doing research and teaching and mentoring undergraduates at TSU here in Nashville. It was a delight to talk to Dr. Fentress who truly has a passion for his work. 

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.

Beyond the Lab: Leah Potter, Medical Writing

Kate Stuart
April 10, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Leah Potter, PhD, who is a medical writer for Syncrogenix. We also hosted Dr. Potter at a PhD Career Connections event in Spring 2016. 

Beyond the Lab: Jeremy Richman, From Pharma to Foundation

Kate Stuart
April 4, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Jeremy Richman, a former Vanderbilt postdoctoral fellow and the founder and CEO of the Avielle Foundation.    This video is supported by a BEST award from the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health* (DP7OD018423) Check out the video! Can't watch the video? Read the transcript below!

Beyond the Lab: Karissa Culbreath, Medical Genetics

Kate Stuart
April 3, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Karissa Culbreath, the Scientific Director at Tricore Laboratories. Dr. Culbreath was a speaker at the 2013 Annual Career Symposium, and she shares her bio below. 

Beyond the Lab: Kim Dahlman, Shared Resource

Kate Stuart
April 2, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Kim Dahlman, PhD, the Director of Innovative Translational Research Shared Resource at the Vanderbilt Ingram-Cancer Center. Dr. Dahlman speaks with the BRET Office of Career Development about her time since PhD training at Vanderbilt, including her current role directing a Shared Resource. 

Beyond the Lab: Seth Ogden, Patent Law

Kate Stuart
April 1, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  We are starting off the series with the most popular interview of the series. This particular video is with patent attorney, Seth Ogden. Dr. Ogden has since returned to Nashville, but he is still one of our popular interviews loaded with advice on getting your law school degree after his PhD, what life in a firm is like, and what skills are needed to be in the patent attorney role.

Q-Bio Conference, July 2016

Kate Stuart
March 24, 2016
Posted in Announcements

We are pleased to open registration and abstract submission for the 10th Annual q-bio Conference to be held at Vanderbilt University.  Please consider joining us in Nashville and sending your trainees to this meeting! Specific conference information, abstract submission, and registration can be found http://vu.edu/qbio2016

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!

Center for Teaching hires Graduate Students!

Kate Stuart
February 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Each year the Center for Teaching (CFT) hires a number of graduate students as part of its efforts to mentor and train graduate students, including those serving as teaching assistants or instructors of record here at Vanderbilt as well as those interested in developing teaching skills for future faculty careers. The CFT has several types of positions available for graduate students for the 2016-2017 academic year.  

Law School 101

Kate Stuart
September 4, 2015

LAW SCHOOL 101 Wednesday, September 16 5:30-6:30pm Vanderbilt Law School, Moore Room 218 (2nd Floor) Receive practical advice about preparing for, applying to, selecting and ultimately succeeding in law school from other Commodores! This annual panel discussion features Vanderbilt alumni with diverse experiences, a current dual JD/MBA student and a Vanderbilt Law School Admissions representative. Walk-ups are welcome so tell your friends!

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