Posts tagged ASPIRE

Tennessee Brew Works Internship Opportunity and Info Session

Learn more about the local paid internship opportunity with Nashville's Tennessee Brew Works, a quick bike ride from campus! This opportunity is ideal for PhD trainees in their last 6 months of training or who have recently finished their dissertation. Internship and Employer Information Session: Tennessee Brew Works Featuring head brewmaster Laura Burns, PhD Friday, July 10 1:00pm Light Hall 350 

Science Translational Medicine editorial features NIH BEST program

Kim Petrie
May 8, 2015
Posted in Announcements

A recent Science Translational Medicine editorial describes the goals and scope of the NIH Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) funding program.  The BEST program is testing novel ways for institutions to broaden traditional research training and prepare biomedical trainees for diverse research- and research-related careers.

2015 Summer Intensive for Entrepreneurship and Commercialization

Are you interested in a career in business, entrepreneurship, technology transfer, or consulting? If so, then SAVE THE DATES! This summer, the BRET Office of Career Development hopes to offer a free short course, the Summer Intensive for Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, for biomedical sciences postdocs and PhD students (see attached syllabus).

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.

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. 

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:   

Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning

Ashley Brady
August 26, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Calling all Postdoctoral Fellows! Opportunities await you! Come learn more about how you can get involved in the new Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program offered through the BRET Office of Career Development at one of our bi-monthly Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning sessions and find out about professional development activities available to you! 

ASPIRE Modules: 2014 Fall Courses announced

Kate Stuart
August 13, 2014

The BRET Office of Career Development is excited to announce new programming being offered this fall as part of the ASPIRE Program! We are introducing five new ASPIRE Modules designed to provide graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with career exploration and training enhancement opportunities. The ASPIRE Modules are short, non-credit-bearing courses intended to help you develop professional skills in business, clinical research, and communication.

Welcome Ashley Brady to the BRET Office of Career Development!

Kate Stuart
May 13, 2014
Posted in Announcements

In April, Dr. Ashley Brady joined the Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) Office of Career Development at Vanderbilt University as the ASPIRE Program Manager and Director of Career Engagement and Strategic Partnerships.  In this role, she will manages the design, development, and delivery of curricula and programs to provide professional skills training for biomedical sciences PhD students and postdoctoral fellows.  She is also responsible for developing and managing relationships with internal and external partners, and providing career advising services for trainees.

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