Posts in Upcoming BRET Office of Career Development Events

Next Postdoctoral Cafe - “Writing a Better Cover Letter” - 2/26/15

Kate Stuart
February 19, 2015

If you have not already had the chance to attend, please come for coffee and pastries to a Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning session to learn more about the Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program and to explore topics in career development and professionalism.  Please join us for our next meeting where we will be discussing: “Writing a Better Cover Letter”

ASPIRE to Connect postponed to March 3

Kim Petrie
February 16, 2015

Due to icy weather, the annual ASPIRE to Connect workshop has been rescheduled from February 17 to March 3, 2015.  The speakers, agenda, and location for the new March 3 date will remain the same. See the ASPIRE to Connect website for session times and speakers. If you were registered for February 17 and can attend on March 3, great! You don't need to do anything except show up.

AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) opportunity 2015

Kate Stuart
February 5, 2015

In April, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is coordinating a workshop in Washington, D.C. for students in STEM disciplines to learn about science policy and interact with federal policy makers.  The workshop, entitled Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE), is April 12-15, 2015.  The tentative agenda can be found at the link provided.    

Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning, changes for Spring 2015

Attention Postdoctoral Fellows, If you have not already had the chance to attend, please come for coffee and pastries to a Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning session to learn more about the Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program and to explore topics in career development and professionalism. 

PhD Career Connections: Health Outcomes Research

Join us as Elizabeth Rula, PhD, discusses her role as a Health Outcomes Researcher at January's PhD Career Connections seminar. Friday, January 16, 20159:15-10:15am **NOTE ADJUSTED TIMELight Hall 208 Registration is requested.

Postdocs: Practice Faculty Interviews with Roger Chalkley

Kate Stuart
November 21, 2014

In the months of December and January on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8am, Roger Chalkley is offering to help postdocs who are currently interviewing for research faculty jobs by doing an individual practice interview session. Participants must be currently interviewing for academic faculty positions at research institutions. If interested, you will be asked to fill out a survey about your current interviewing situation, dress as you would in a professional interview, and treat the opportunity like a real practice! 

Case Session with Medical Science Liaison Molly Seale

Kate Stuart
November 10, 2014

Join PhD Career Connections speaker Molly Seale, PhD, in a small-group career case session to talk more in-depth about her daily life as a Medical Science Liaison. Tuesday, December 1611:30-12:30pmLight Hall 306 A&B Registration required for admittance. Career Case Session attendance is capped at 25. 

PhD Career Connections: College Teaching

Join us as we talk to two professors in different academic settings. Tuesday, October 149:00-10:00amPRB 206 Mark Forsyth, PhD, Associate Professor, The College of William and MaryYanice Méndez-Fernandez, Assistant Professor, Trevecca Nazarene University  

ASPIRE Module: Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR)

Kate Stuart
September 11, 2014

The BRET Office of Career Development is excited to announce that registration is now open for the final module being offered this fall as part of the Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program! NIH Clinical Center’s “Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR)”  Vanderbilt will serve as a remote site webcast partner and will live broadcast the course:   

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