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STEM Conference for Girls in 9th to 12th Grade

Kate Stuart
December 15, 2016
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TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science, Technology, Engineering & Research) is a daylong professional conference for high school girls, presented by women working in Science, Technology, Engineering, Research, and Mathematics – related professions. TWISTER is seeking female role models currently working in a STEM-related field who would like the opportunity to positively impact high school girls interested in pursuing STEM higher education and careers. Presenters are asked to prepare and present a 55-minute session for 20-25 participants that includes details about their careers, educational pathways, and a hands-on activity relevant to their career or session topic.

National Cancer Institute’s Graduate Student Recruiting Program

Kim Petrie
December 12, 2016
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Applications are currently being accepted for the National Cancer Institute’s Graduate Student Recruiting Program (GSRP).  The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is committed to fostering a diverse community of scientists and expanding the representation among its trainees.  The Graduate Student Recruiting Program is a competitive program that aims to facilitate senior graduate students obtaining postdoc positions at NCI.  The top 25 applicants are invited to NCI, and over the course of three days the attendees will learn about research programs and training opportunities, pre

ASPIRE Internship: Life Science TN Policy Internship 2017

Ashley Brady
December 7, 2016
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Life Science Tennessee Policy Internship 217 Fifth Avenue North Nashville, Tennessee  Life Science Tennessee (LifeSciTN) will be offering an internship opportunity for winter/spring 2017. The position is paid and will provide meaningful experiences for an individual interested in life science policy, as well as a unique opportunity to network and learn more about the industry in Tennessee and the U.S.

LinkedIn is Your Friend

Kate Stuart
December 5, 2016
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Learn how to effectively use LinkedIn for your job search, even for those with advanced degrees. LinkedIn offers tools to make connecting and finding jobs easier. We will demystify these and highlight its best uses for graduate students and postdocs.

Write for the NIH BEST Blog

Kate Stuart
December 1, 2016
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Your school’s BEST career development program is part of a national effort to help biomedical PhDs and postdocs prepare for a variety of career options. Only a handful of schools have programs like yours and we want to give others a taste of your experience. We are looking for two new bloggers to write diary-style entries about the career development process to be published on the national NIH BEST website.

Life Science Tennessee Beer & Biotech- December

Ashley Brady
December 1, 2016
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Life Science Tennessee will host its Beer & Biotech event on Tuesday, December 13th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM at Craft Brewed located at 2502 Franklin Pike. Engage with a panel to discuss how they use research towards a career in brewing/distilling and the path that got them there. This event serves as a great way to network industry professionals, students and business owners in Nashville and get connected while enjoying a cold beer- first one's on us!

STEM Pedagogy Club hosting Center for Teaching's Cynthia Brame

Kate Stuart
December 1, 2016
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Vanderbilt’s STEM Pedagogy Journal Club will be meeting Thursday, Dec. 15 from 4-5pm in MRBIV 11455. We will be discussing digital learning techniques with Dr. Cynthia Brame, assistant director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. You can read up on our topic here: http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/4/es6.full.pdf+html. No experience needed, all are welcome to attend! Email tyler.perfitt@vanderbilt.edu with any questions.

Networking for Medical Communicators

Kim Petrie
November 30, 2016
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Networking for Medical Communicators host: American Medical Writers Association Southeast Chapter when: Monday, December 12 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM where: Germantown Cafe 1200 5th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37208   A holiday networking gathering for medical and science communicators. It's a festive time of year, so let's take some time away from our desks to socialize with our peers in medical writing and communication.

Vanderbilt’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program Informational Sessions

Kate Stuart
November 30, 2016
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Vanderbilt’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program prepares leaders to take on today’s most pressing and complex health challenges.                           Learn more about our innovative program from M.P.H. faculty members, current students, and program staff at one of our upcoming campus information sessions: Tuesday, November 15 at 4:00 p.m., Buttrick Hall 301 Wednesday, November 30 at 4:00 p.m., Light Hall 306

CIRTL announces Cross-Network e-courses, including developing a teaching portfolio

Kate Stuart
November 28, 2016
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CIRTL's spring 2017 cross-Network courses open for registration next week, so we've got a sneak peek to share with you for now. Our courses give you the opportunity to add to the classes and communities at your home university by joining an interactive, cross-country online learning environment focused on evidence-based STEM teaching.

Councilwoman Johnson campus visit, Dec 1

Kate Stuart
November 28, 2016
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A representative from District 23, Councilwoman Johnson will share some of her experiences serving on Metro Council, specifically about the complexity of integrating science into public works and planning decisions at the local level in Nashville. This is a great opportunity to talk to an influential member of the local government and gain some insights about some of the decisions the Council is currently evaluating and the role of science in informing those discussions. 

Volunteer Opportunity: Writing Submissions for the Atlanta BEST magazine

Ashley Brady
November 21, 2016
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Are you looking for opportunities to have your writing published? The Atlanta BEST Magazine is seeking submissions for articles for inclusion in the Winter 2017 issue! The Atlanta BEST Magazine is a trainee run magazine that features articles for, by, and about BEST trainees. We welcome articles on a range of topics from anyone involved in BEST, including (but not limited to) BEST trainees, BEST program managers/administrators, and BEST faculty.  

Volunteer Opportunity: Co-Editor-in-Chief for BRET Newsletter, "Results and Discussion"

Ashley Brady
November 21, 2016
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The BRET Office of Career Development is seeking a volunteer Content Editor to assist in the preparation and publication of the biannual newsletter, "Results and Discussion".  This newsletter highlights research accomplishments of BRET graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and features stories on activities and resources available to BRET trainees.  

How to Use the BRET Office of Career Development Blog

Kate Stuart
November 21, 2016
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The BRET Office of Career Development blog can really pack a punch! There is MUCH more to the blog than just the first page. We use it as a repository for career information and professional development opportunities, and you can essentially use it as a gateway page to learn about any career path. Read this post for some Tips and Tricks!

NCI Graduate Student Recruiting Program

Kate Stuart
November 18, 2016
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NCI is committed to fostering a diverse community of scientists and expanding the representation among its trainees.  The Intramural Diversity Workforce Branch was established to help attract, recruit, and build this community.

Teacher Job Fair for Metro Nashville Public Schools

Kate Stuart
November 18, 2016
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Metro Nashville Public Schools is having a Teacher Job Fair on December 6th at The Martin Center for Professional Development. Location: 2400 Fairfax Avenue, Nashville, TN Tuesday, December 6 Time: 4:oo-5:00pm for Elementary Teachers & 5:30-6:30pm for Middle & High School Teachers Take copies of your resume! Please see attached flyer for more information.

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