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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.

Career-related events at International Education Week

Kim Petrie
November 6, 2013

International Education Week is an annual initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, http://iew.state.gov/, to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the U.S.  Vanderbilt is celebrating IEW with a range of events, including some with a career and professional development focus.

International Opportunities: A Going Global Workshop

Are you an American student or postdoc looking for employment abroad? Are you an international student or postdoc looking for employment in the US? Don't miss this workshop on November 13 about Going Global, a valuable resource for your international job search.  Going Global, a service provided to Vanderbilt students at no cost by the Vanderbilt Center for Student Professional Development, provides country-specific career and employment information, including worldwide internship and job postings, H1B employer listings, corporate profiles, and career resources for 30 countries.

General interest meeting for Vanderbilt Women in Science group

Kim Petrie
October 25, 2013

There has been a recent effort to develop a Women in Science and Engineering Initiative across the Vanderbilt campus. This new venture will host a general interest meeting on Friday, November 1st from 3-5pm in 208 Light Hall. This meeting is open to ALL students, fellows, faculty and staff. The group will give updates on their current efforts, and solicit suggestions and ideas of what you would like to see happen as this initiative develops at Vanderbilt. Additionally, the group will describe ways to help and become involved.

Insomniac’s Paradise: A Sleep-Inducing Foray into the World of Patents

Kim Petrie
October 25, 2013

The Life Science Tennessee Academic Alliance announces the next installment of the Accelerate Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship series, taking place November 19 at 5:30pm in the Owen Graduate School of Management Room 230. “Insomniac’s Paradise: A Sleep-Inducing Foray into the World of Patents” will be presented by Alan Bentley, M.S., Assistant Vice Chancellor of the Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization. Learn everything you need to know

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship application deadline is November 1

Kim Petrie
October 25, 2013

The American Association for the Advancement of Science manages and administers Science & Technology Policy Fellowships in five program areas to provide the opportunity for accomplished scientists and engineers to participate in and contribute to the federal policymaking process while learning firsthand about the intersection of science and policy. The fellowship programs have several basic requirements.

Vanderbilt MPH information sessions to be held in November

Kim Petrie
October 24, 2013

Vanderbilt’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program is hosting two campus information sessions in November for prospective students.  Vanderbilt’s M.P.H. program prepares leaders to make an impact on today’s most pressing and complex health challenges.  Learn more about our innovative program from M.P.H. faculty members, current students, and program staff at one of our upcoming campus information sessions:           

2013 Career Symposium presentations are now posted online

Kim Petrie
October 23, 2013

If you missed the 2013 BRET Career Symposium, Influencing Human Health with Your PhD Degree, the presentations are now available to view online at https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/career-symposium2013/agenda. You can view the presentations by clicking on the speaker name. The Symposium speakers addressed careers ranging from global health to drug development, and they included: Linda Distlerath, Senior Counselor, Worldwide Health Practice, APCO Worldwide

International Research Opportunity for PhD students - Chateaubriand Fellowship

Kim Petrie
October 22, 2013
Posted in Announcements

The Chateaubriand Fellowship -  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) - is a grant offered by the Office for Science and Technology (OST) of the Embassy of France in the United States. The Chateaubriand Fellowship aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects by encouraging exchange at the d

RESCHEDULED - "Local Legislation: Spotlight on the Tennessee Medical Licensing Bill"

Kim Petrie
October 21, 2013

The Life Science Tennessee Academic Alliance is sponsoring a series of seminars this fall about science policy. The new date and time for "Local Legislation: Spotlight on the Tennessee Medical Licensing Bill" will be Monday, November 4 at 5:30PM. The seminar will be in Light Hall 512. RSVP here. Speakers will be Garry Latimer and Dr. Greg Stelzer. R. Garry Latimer, the President and CEO of DiaTech, and Dr.

2013 Vanderbilt Health Care Conference

Kim Petrie
October 2, 2013

If you are interested in pursuing a career in health care industry business or policy, check out the Vanderbilt Health Care Conference hosted by the Owen Graduate School of Management. The 2013 Vanderbilt Health Care Conference will be held on Friday, October 25th, 2013 at the new Music City Center in Nashvill

FDA Virtual Hiring Event

Kim Petrie
October 2, 2013

Office of Generic Drugs (OGD), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the FDA is excited to announce our first Virtual Hiring Event scheduled for October 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM EST. You will have the opportunity to meet the Director of the office along with other staff members and learn firsthand about the positions available within OGD. CDER’s Office of Generic Drugs is seeking talented, highly motivated and qualified individuals to help implement the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012 (GDUFA).

CV/Resume Drop-In Clinic Hours are Changing

Kate Stuart
September 30, 2013
Posted in Announcements

Due to Kate Stuart beginning Maternity Leave next week, CV/Resume Drop-in Clinic hours will be amended to Wednesdays, 2-3pm, in Light Hall, Suite 340. Days that the clinic are cancelled altogether include: October 9, October 30, November 13, and November 27.  Please make a note of this. If you are still interested in this opportunity, please stop by on those Wednesdays with your prepared resume or CV. No registration required. For more information, contact Kim Petrie.

Career development at ADDC/LST conference next week

Kim Petrie
September 30, 2013

The conference will be held in conjunction with the annual meeting of Life Science Tennessee, our state life science advocacy organization. Student registration rates are $150, which includes an invitation to the opening reception, conference activities, and breakfast and lunch both days. Postdoctoral fellows are eligible to register at student prices.

PMF Program Coffee Chat is TODAY and next Wednesday

Kim Petrie
September 25, 2013

The PMF Class of 2014 tentative application period is from Tuesday, October 1 through Tuesday, October 15, 2013. We recommend you apply early and set aside ample time to complete the entire application. The Become A PMF section on the PMF website will soon be updated for the PMF Class of 2014 application cycle.

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