Posts in Workshops and Seminars

Join the discussion on the future of graduate education at Vanderbilt

Kim Petrie
September 11, 2015

Last fall, a committee of VU faculty was appointed by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente to recommend investments in graduate education at Vanderbilt. This committee, the Graduate Education Study Group, released an Executive Summary of their recommendations earlier this spring, with six areas of focus: 1. Recruitment and Retention  2. Career Development and Education

VU Alumni Association sponsored Entrepreneurship Panel, 10/8

Kate Stuart
September 9, 2015

 The Nashville Vanderbilt Chapter and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center are bringing together the principals of five companies who have their finger on the pulse of founding startups in Nashville. These experts will discuss presenting an idea and raising money for a new company as well as navigating the angle, private equity and the venture capital landscape. Thursday, October 8, 2015  Networking Cocktail Hour 6 p.m.  Panel Discussion 7 p.m.  Registration required by October 2.

Event: Applying for Academic Jobs

Kate Stuart
September 8, 2015

Applying for Academic Jobs, Thursday, September 10, 5:00–6:30pm in Alumni Hall 201 Fall is the prime academic job search season You’ll learn about the process, the documents you need to create, and what to expect in your search Sponsored by Graduate School Career Development To register, click here.

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!

Not a Bad Gig: Academic Careers at America's Two-Year Colleges

Kate Stuart
August 14, 2015

Sponsored by the Graduate School, this workshop will explore the community college job market, examine the differences between two-year schools and four-year schools, explain what a typical community college faculty member does, and offer helpful hints and strategies for successfully applying and interviewing at community colleges. Led by popular Chronicle of Higher Education “Two-Year Track” columnist Rob Jenkins, this session is designed to be highly interactive and entertaining as well as informative.