Posts in Announcements

CTTC Medical Device Lunch and Learn Lecture March 28th

Angela Zito
March 14, 2017

Please join us Tuesday, March 28th from 11:45am to 12:45pm at Light Hall 202 for a lunch and learn hosted by Vanderbilt's Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization(CTTC) and the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering (VISE). Ashley Wittorf, Executive Director of AdvaMed Accel, will be our featured speaker. She will discuss: “How the role of government affects efforts to develop new innovative medical technologies.”

Career Panel Discussion with VU-WiSE (Vanderbilt University Women in Science and Engineering)

Kate Stuart
March 13, 2017
Posted in Announcements

This event will host a panel of women in science (PhD students, Post-doctoral fellow, MD/PhD, and clinical scientists) to talk about their careers and what lead them to their respective career paths. The first 15 minutes will have the panelists describing their experiences, while the remainder of the session will be up for student questions. The event is open to all ranges of students, post-docs and faculty.

McKinsey & Company: Summer Insight Programs Applications due April 9th

Angela Zito
March 13, 2017
Posted in Announcements

McKinsey & Company are providing their Summer Insight Programs once again! Insight:  Application-only, all expense-paid, weekend workshops for non-MBA advanced professional degree candidates, including PhD students and postdoctoral fellows, interested in exploring careers in consulting. Applications for the McKinsey Insight Engineering and Science program and the McKinsey Insight Healthcare program are due April 9, 2017. Links to the applications are below.  

Nashville chapter of American Medical Writers Association to hold networking event

Kim Petrie
March 1, 2017

The Nashville chapter of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) is hosting a networking event for members and those interested in medical communications. This meeting will informally discuss the establishment of a book club focused on medical writing topics. Please RSVP at http://evite.me/rG3kSZysQD When: March 13, 5:30pm Where: Fido’s, Hillsboro Village  

STEM Teaching Journal Club, applying for teaching-focused faculty positions

Kate Stuart
March 1, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt STEM Teaching Journal Club will be meeting Thursday, March 16 from 4-5pm in MRBIV 11455. We will be joined by Dr. Kevin Dieter of Vanderbilt’s Department of Psychology to discuss applying for and interviewing for teaching-focused faculty positions. All graduate students, postdocs, and anyone interested in teaching are welcome - no experience necessary, just an interest to learn! Please contact tyler.perfitt@vanderbilt.edu with questions.

McKinsey & Company Opportunities for Advanced Degree Students: Insight 2017, Next Generation Women Leaders, Full Time Roles

Kate Stuart
February 22, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Deciding what to do after you finish your advanced degree? Consider management consulting and McKinsey. We bring together an outstanding group of colleagues, from a wide variety of backgrounds – from medicine to law, engineering, economics and digital – to help leading organizations tackle their most complex challenges. We have long been a leader in strategic management; the amount of work we are doing in areas such as data science, software engineering, machine learning, corporate restructuring, and change management is growing rapidly.

2017 ASCB Keck Graduate Institute Summer Biotech Course

Kate Stuart
February 22, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), in partnership with Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive course from July 9-15, 2017, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA. This course will accommodate 50 graduate students and postdocs (international and domestic). The course registration fee is $300, with an additional, optional accommodations package of $570.

Apply now for AAAS-CASE workshop about science policy: Deadline extended!

Kim Petrie
February 17, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting a workshop in Washington, DC, about science policy. Vanderbilt University will be selecting 2 graduate students to attend. Expenses will be fully paid by The Graduate School or an ASPIRE travel scholarship through the BRET Office. (To qualify for ASPIRE funding, students must have passed their qualifying exams and be training grant eligible.)

Re-posted: Inspirational "Beyond the Lab" Career Videos

Kate Stuart
February 16, 2017
Posted in Announcements

https://vanderbiltbiomedg.com/2017/02/09/inspirational-beyond-the-lab-career-videos/

This post was originally posted on the Vanderbilt blog: Materials & Methods, a blog for emerging biomedical scientists. One of the greatest joys of working in the Office of Career Development is helping our graduate students and postdocs find meaningful careers after their time at Vanderbilt. We prepare them in a number of ways – through seminars, workshops, individual coaching and more – and it is exciting to see them engaged in career exploration and self-discovery.

Invitation to the Wond’ry's PostFlight program

Kate Stuart
February 16, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Aspiring Vanderbilt entrepreneurs who have a viable early stage idea are encouraged to attend the Wond’ry PostFlight program. PostFlight provides a step-by-step guide to launching a venture. Taught by the Wond’ry Mentors-in-Residence, who are experts in their respective fields, PostFlight is the perfect next step for graduates of the Wond’ry PreFlight program, entrepreneurs with a validated and market-ready product or technology, and/or those individuals who would like to learn how to launch a non-profit or for-profit venture. Each session will feature a guest speaker followed by a question and answer session with a panel of experts. 

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