Posts in Workshops and Seminars

Resume 101 with Kim Petrie at CRC Research Skills Workshop

Ashley Brady
June 19, 2015

Kim Petrie, Ph.D., BRET Director of Career Development, will be giving her Resume 101 talk at the Clinical Research Center Research Skills Workshop on July 10, 2015.   Workshops are held each Friday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am in Medical Center North, room A-3210 (CRC Conference Room on the third floor). This is a great time to catch her talk if you have not already. Resume 101

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.

July 2, 2015 Postdoctoral ASPIRE Cafe

Ashley Brady
June 16, 2015

Postdoctoral Fellows, 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.  Join us for the next session: “Emotional Intelligence”: Led by Mistie Germek, Ph.D., BRET Psychologist

June ASPIRE Cafe for Postocs

Kate Stuart
June 5, 2015

Postdocs, 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. 

Webinar on Time Management and Productivity with Jeremy Payne

Kate Stuart
April 19, 2015

Join International Director of Forum Resources Jeremy Payne, Ed.D. of Young Presidents’ Organization for this FREE 45-minute webinar covering “Time Management and Productivity.” Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Alumni Association, Jeremy will break down common workplace productivity myths, provide actionable tools to tame your inbox, and share easy to implement tips for bringing efficiency to your daily calendar. Wednesday, April 22 12:00-12:45pm CST

2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium: Science Careers That Put Your Communication Skills to Work!

The BRET Office of Career Development, in partnership with the Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association and training grants in biomedical sciences, are happy to announce the annual Career Symposium – “Science Careers That Put Your Communication Skills to Work!” -- on Friday, May 29, 2015, at the Student Life Center on t

Conversations on Digital Pedagogy: Technologies & "Flipped" Classrooms

Kate Stuart
April 2, 2015

Interest in seeing what effective educational technology use looks like in practice is fueling a new series of conversations on teaching sponsored by the CFT and the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL). Conversations on Digital Pedagogy, will feature Vanderbilt instructors describing and reflecting on the ways they use educational technologies to enhance student learning.

Apply now for the ASCB short course on Managing Science in the Biotech Industry

Kim Petrie
March 12, 2015

The American Society of Cell Biology will again be offering a 2015 course for PhD students and postdocs called Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: An Intensive Course for Students and Postdocs. The course will be held July 12-24, 2015, at the Keck Graduate Institute in California. The course will introduce PhD scientists to the culture and infrastructure of life sciences companies and to the competencies needed to thrive in industry.

The Art and Science of Job Offer Negotiation for Women with Dr. Rebecca Bryant

Negotiation and the acceptance or rejection of an offer is the final step in the job search process. But only about 25 percent of job applicants attempt to negotiate even though negotiation is widely accepted and usually expected. Women are often more reluctant to negotiate than men, and this disinclination accounts, in part, for continuing wage discrepancies between the sexes. In this workshop, Dr.

TEDx Vanderbilt event

Kate Stuart
February 25, 2015

Do you have an original idea, big or small? Do you have something to say that would change others'  perceptions?   All members of the Vanderbilt Community (students, faculty, staff, & alumni) are invited to apply to share their ideas at TEDx Vanderbilt University on Nov.5, 2015. Student speakers will participate in developmental workshops in the fall semester to prepare their talks. For more information and to apply by Feb. 27:  

Grant Pacing Workshop Opportunity for October K and R01 Awards

Kate Stuart
February 25, 2015

Are you planning a K or R01 award submission for October 2015? Do you want to learn more about pacing yourself smoothly to completion of your application? Join us for a practical series of workshops and peer accountability meetings designed to help you prepare the best possible grant. Break it Down to Build it Better consists of two workshops: a half-day session followed by an all-day workshop. Both sessions involve pre-work. During workshops you will have many opportunities to ask questions, troubleshoot problems, and work on your upcoming submission.  

3MT 2015 Registration Ready

Kate Stuart
February 25, 2015

Three Minute Thesis Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a communication competition that challenges students to present their thesis and its significance in just three minutes using language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Communication training and presentation feedback provided Cash Prizes - see flyer   Register by March 6th to be entered into the Early Registration Raffle for a chance to win:

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