Posts tagged Skill Development

NEW!! Vanderbilt’s STEM Pedagogy Journal Club

Ashley Brady
August 27, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Are you interested in learning more about teaching? Join us at the inaugural meeting of Vanderbilt’s STEM Pedagogy Journal Club- a student-driven initiative for graduate students and postdocs interested in teaching science at the undergraduate level. We will discuss teaching theory, teaching techniques, and the latest in research on science education. No previous teaching experience needed, just an interest to learn!  

ASPIRE Internships are here!

Ashley Brady
August 24, 2015

The ASPIRE Program along with the Office of Career Development is excited to announce the launch of ASPIRE Internships. Internships will be advertised on a rolling basis throughout the year, and applications are handled through SurveyMonkey.  Check out the current opportunities available including:

Evidence Based Teaching Workshop at Vanderbilt

Kim Petrie
August 12, 2015

The Evidence-based Teaching Workshop sponsored by the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) is designed for future faculty with no experience with teaching as research, however all Vanderbilt University graduate students, post docs, faculty, and staff are welcome. Workshop topics include how people learn, challenge-based learning, course design, assessment, classroom management, classroom technology, and scholarly resources. The next workshop is the afternoon of August 24th and all day on the 25th.

Apply by August 20 for ASM's 2-day entrepreneurship workshop

Kim Petrie
July 30, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The American Society for Microbiology is seeking applications from advanced graduate students, postdoctoral scientists and early career scientists for the 2015 ASM Turning Your Science into a Company. The workshop will be held at ASM Headquarters in Washington, DC October 1-3, 2015. This two and a half day entrepreneurship workshop provides basic information on establishing start-up businesses and utilizes examples from companies involved in biotechnology industries.

Fall 2015 CIRTL Online Offerings, including Teaching with Technology, etc

Kate Stuart
July 13, 2015
Posted in Announcements

CIRTL courses are an opportunity to engage in an interactive and synchronous or hybrid online learning experience with other students and instructors from across the CIRTL Network.  Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in a STEM or SBE (social, behavioral, economic) field and from a CIRTL Network institution are given priority registration.  Fall 2015 Courses:  Teaching with Technology

ASM is hosting an Entrepreneurship Workshop, deadline Aug 20

Kate Stuart
June 25, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The American Society for Microbiology is hosting a two and half day entrepreneurship workshop for graduate students, postdoctoral and early career scientists that will provide basic information on establishing a start-up business. The Turning Your Science into a Company workshop will feature practical tips, advice, and resources from principals of leading start-up and small companies. The deadline is August 20th. Learn more here:http://bit.ly/tsc15sp.  

"Boot Camp" Clinical Research Immersion Program

Ashley Brady
June 19, 2015

Are you interested in a career in clinical research?  Want to find out more about this career path?  Sign up to participate in the Clinical Research Bootcamp offered by the Research Support Services Office at Vanderbilt The next Bootcamp session will be held:  Friday, July 24th at 8:30am-4:00pm. Registration is now open via the Education Calendar.

Software Carpentry's Course: Scientific Computing for Researchers

Kate Stuart
June 19, 2015

Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

Free Online Training: 20 Tips to Become a Networking Ninja

Kate Stuart
June 5, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Does the word "networking" cause you to break out in sweats? Well, this free online training may be the remedy to your perspiration problem. Discover how you can start building meaningful relationships that are beneficial to your career.  Online Training: 20 Tips to Become a Networking Ninja  Join us online on Wednesday, June 10 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT where you will learn:

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