Posts tagged Skill Development

BOLD Fellows Program accepting applications

Kate Stuart
November 6, 2014

The Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching is recruiting graduate students to participate in the BOLD Fellows program beginning in January 2015.

The BOLD Fellows program is designed to help graduate student/faculty teams build expertise in developing online instructional modules grounded in good course design principles and our understanding of how people learn. STEM faculty members partner with graduate students or postdocs to design and develop on

Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: A Mini-Course for Students and Postdocs, University of Pennsylvania

Rachel Howell
October 22, 2014

Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: A Mini-Course for Students and Postdocs December 5, 2014, University of Pennsylvania Campus, Philadelphia PA Location: Stemmler-Dunlop Auditorium, 3450 Hamilton Walk, and Smilow Center for Translational Research Perelman School of Medicine, 3400 Civic Center Blvd.

NIH Webinar on Navigating NIH Application Submission and Review Process

Kate Stuart
October 9, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Notice Number: NOT-OD-15-002      Key Dates Release Date: October 2, 2014 - See more at: Purpose The purpose of this Notice is to inform new NIH grant applicants, those who mentor them and others about upcoming webinars that could help them better navigate the NIH application submission and review processes.

Online Training Course - Begins October 27, 2014 (Data Management / REDCap)

Rachel Howell
October 6, 2014

New online Data Management course will start October 27, 2014. The course is available to anyone at no cost (regardless of location or institution affiliation) and will run approximately 5-weeks. We understand this is a busy time of year for most, so have structured assignments and due dates to be relatively flexible.

Online Webinar: "Freelance Medical Writing: How to Use Your Scientific Background to Make a 6-Figure, Work-At-Home"

Kate Stuart
September 26, 2014
Posted in Announcements

This webinar will describe some of the basics you need to know to get your freelance medical writing business up and running, and will answer some general questions, including the following:  • What is the scope of medical writing? • How do I get work if I have no samples or experience?• How feasible/realistic is it to make money as a freelance medical writer? • How do I transition from a scientific/academic career—what kind of time frame will it take? • What preparation do I need and how do I get my first clients?