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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.

VU-WiSE Lunch: Networking with LinkedIn

Kate Stuart
September 22, 2014

Monday, September 2912:00-1:00pmLocation: TBD Please join us for a short presentation about LinkedIn by Kim Petrie, PhD, BRET Director of Career Development, followed by an informal discussion. This is your opportunity to learn about LinkedIn from a pro.  Lunch will be provided. We will limit this lunch to 15 attendees to facilitate discussion. These lunches fill up quickly so please RSVP soon.

VU-WiSE Information Meeting

Kate Stuart
September 22, 2014

VU-WiSE MeetingFriday, September 26, 201410:30am-11:30amSarratt 308 VUWiSE is a community and network of women in science, engineering, and mathematics at Vanderbilt and their supporters. Catch up with VU-Wise. Learn what events are planned for Fall 2014. Share your ideas. All are welcome.

2015 PMF Application Information Sessions

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

The PMF program began in 1977 to help graduate students with advanced degrees in public policy or law transition to a career in the federal government. Over time, the program expanded to include more than just law and public policy, and in 2014, the PMF program began recruiting graduate students and postdocs in science, technology, engineering, and math through a new PMF-STEM track. Last year 91 applicants were selected as PMF-STEM finalists.

PMFs in Diplomacy and Development: Google+ Hangout for Prospective 2015 PMFs

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

The PMF program began in 1977 to help graduate students with advanced degrees in public policy or law transition to a career in the federal government. Over time, the program expanded to include more than just law and public policy, and in 2014, the PMF program began recruiting graduate students and postdocs in science, technology, engineering, and math through a new PMF-STEM track. Last year 91 applicants were selected as PMF-STEM finalists.

FASEB Advocacy Webinar

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

Please save-the-date for a webinar to learn about new advocacy tools available from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and how you can join FASEB's efforts to urge Congress to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health and other federal research agencies! The webinar is on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 12:00 noon EST. RSVP to Meghan McCabe at mmccabe@faseb.org. You must RSVP to participate in the webinar.

Postdoctoral Professional Masters (PPM) Visitation Day

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

If you’re interested in careers in the bioscience industry and want to learn about opportunities in bioscience management, clinical & regulatory affairs, medical devices and diagnostics, entrepreneurship, and bioprocessing, you might be interested in the next Postdoctoral Professional Masters (PPM) Visitation Day: When: Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm Where: KGI Campus - Claremont, CA

Interviewing with the Deans for Your Academic Position

Rachel Howell
September 12, 2014

Interviewing with the Deans for Your Academic PositionWed, November 19, 11am – 12pmAlumni Hall 201 Three Vanderbilt deans share insights gleaned from interviewing numerous candidates for academic jobs. What impresses a dean? What should a candidate be prepared to discuss? What should a candidate NOT do when meeting with the dean? This panel offers a rare opportunity to benefit from the wisdom of highly experienced academic deans.

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