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Exclusive Webinar with BCG for trainees at Vanderbilt

Kate Stuart
June 20, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt trainees will have a great opportunity to learn about consulting from the leading global consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on Wednesday, July 12 at 7 pm. Coordinated by the Vanderbilt University Advanced Degree Consulting Club, this is the first time that BCG will hold an exclusive webinar for advanced degree candidates at Vanderbilt. You will interact with current employees of BCG to learn about their transition from academia to business as well as their interesting case experiences. 

Insight Data Science - Online Alumni Panels June 20th

Angela Zito
June 16, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Insight Data Science Online Alumni Panels on 6/20   Insight would like to invite you to chat with alumni from Their Insight Data Science Program on June 20th. They will be hosting separate online alumni panels for each program: Boston, New York, Silicon Valley, and the Remote program - and encourage you to chat with alumni from the city where you want to live to learn more about Insight and starting your data science career. For more information on the Data Science Program click here  

Next Insight Fellowships start Sept 5th--Applications due June 26th!

Angela Zito
June 16, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Next Insight Fellowships start on September 5, 2017 Insight is an intensive, seven week postdoctoral training fellowship that bridges the gap between academia and a career in data science. Based in Silicon Valley, New York City, Boston, Seattle, as well as a growing network across the country, the program enables scientists to learn the industry specific skills needed to work in the growing field of big data at leading companies. INSIGHT in a nutshell:

VU-Wise BBQ Picnic June 21st 2017

Angela Zito
June 12, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Come join us for our summer bash and meet other VU-WiSE members! We’ll be providing the food, so bring your sunglasses, frisbees, and friends for an afternoon in the sun! All students, postdocs, faculty and staff invited.

NSF Supplemental funding opportunity to support nonacademic internships

Kim Petrie
June 8, 2017
Posted in Announcements

If you are interested in a non-academic career (such as industry research, start-ups, nonprofits, think tanks, and government agencies), the NSF is currently offering supplemental funding for grad students to do research internships in these areas. To be eligible, your PI must have an active NSF grant, and they must apply for the supplemental funding by June 23, 2017.

BIOTECH HEDGE FUND FELLOWSHIP, CHAMBERS POINT CAPITAL, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Ashley Brady
May 30, 2017
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BIOTECH HEDGE FUND FELLOWSHIP CHAMBERS POINT CAPITAL, NEW YORK, NEW YORK Position Description: Chambers Point Capital, LP is a life-sciences focused hedge fund based in New York. At our core we are committed to supporting healthcare innovation by investing in passionate scientists and ambitious management teams that are on the cusp of breakthroughs in the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of unmet medical needs.

Learn more about the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication

Kate Stuart
May 8, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Rita Allen Foundation and WGBH Boston are pleased to announce the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication. This new program will provide a year's support for one fellow to study the field of science media, experiment with successful media formats and work to expand science literacy in the general public. The fellow will embed at WGBH, one of the pre-eminent science media producers in the US and home to the flagship public media science series NOVA.

Scientist in the Classroom positions available for the 2017-2018 school year

Angela Zito
May 2, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Scientist in the Classroom Partnership Program, previously the National Science Foundation GK-12 Graduate Teaching Fellows Program, began serving Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools in January 2000. Currently, the Scientist in the Classroom Partnership (SCP) Program is a collaboration between five educational institutions of higher learning, in the greater Nashville area.

Applications are open for Insight Data Science Fellowships

Angela Zito
May 1, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Insight is an intensive, seven week postdoctoral training fellowship that bridges the gap between academia and a career in data science. Based in Silicon Valley, New York City, Boston, Seattle, as well as a growing network across the country, the program enables scientists to learn the industry specific skills needed to work in the growing field of big data at leading companies. INSIGHT in a nutshell:

Vanderbilt Science Policy Group hosts discussion on internships for graduate students interested in science policy

Kate Stuart
April 28, 2017
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On May 11 at 5 pm in 306 LH the Vanderbilt Science Policy Group will host a discussion on internship opportunities available for graduate students interested in science policy. Opportunities will be available for students to learn about the application process for the AAAS fellowship from a graduate student currently going through this process.

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