Posts tagged Volunteer Opportunity

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

Ashley Brady
August 15, 2017
Posted in Announcements

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.  

MEGAMicrobe Event Volunteers Needed

Kate Stuart
July 19, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Interested in outreach? Volunteers and booth presenters are needed for VI4’s MEGAMicrobe event Oct 28th. This event will showcase microbes and microbe research to kids (6-14) and adults from the Nashville community. For more information, see www.vumc.org/viiii/outreach or contact edward.j.van.opstal@vanderbilt.edu. There will be an information meeting Thursday, Aug 3rd at 2:00 in MRBIII 1220.

Atlanta BEST Magazine: Call for articles

Angela Zito
April 25, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Atlanta BEST Magazine came out with its first Issue in August 2013. This magazine, for the most part, is run by trainees in the Atlanta BEST program and other BEST institutions. Contributing writers and inspiration come from firsthand Atlanta BEST program experiences, the nationwide consortium of BEST institutions, and engaged people who have messages to share with those working toward strengthening the biomedical workforce. 

Call for bloggers - NIH Extracellular RNA Communication Program Blog Series

Angela Zito
April 10, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training & NIH Extracellular RNA Communication Program   Call for Bloggers Your school’s BEST career development program is part of a national NIH 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 reach out to those of you interested in scientific communication and outreach careers and provide you with an opportunity to showcase your skills as well as gain experience.

Volunteers needed for The Destination Imagination State Tournament

Ashley Brady
March 15, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Destination Imagination (DI) (https://www.destinationimagination.org)  is a creative problem solving program designed to inspire the global community of learners to utilize diverse approaches in applying 21st century skills and creativity. K-12 students form teams and compete in various themed challenges.  Challenges are in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning.   

Job and Volunteer Opportunities relating to science policy and advocacy

Kim Petrie
January 24, 2017

AMS Recruiting Volunteers for Climate Science Day on Capitol Hill The American Meteorological Society Policy Program is recruiting volunteers to participate in Climate Science Day on Capitol Hill on March 20 and 21. The purpose of the visits is to provide members of Congress the best possible access to scientific information on climate science for making policy decisions. Applications are due Feb. 10.  

Volunteer Opportunity: Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science

Kate Stuart
January 9, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science is a service organization in which Vanderbilt students go out in groups of 4 or 5 to teach middle school children in metro Nashville schools science lessons. These lessons are quite simple and are all detailed in a manual which is provided for every team member.  VSVS requires a VERY LOW TIME COMMITMENT: only about 10 hours a semester. This encompasses four 1 hour lessons and two short training sessions from a team leader to learn the lessons. 

Write for the NIH BEST Blog

Kate Stuart
December 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

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.

Volunteer Opportunity: Writing Submissions for the Atlanta BEST magazine

Ashley Brady
November 21, 2016
Posted in Announcements

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
Posted in Announcements

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.  

Adventure Science Center's TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science Technology Engineering and Research) Seeking STEM Women Presenters

Ashley Brady
November 15, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Adventure Science Center is seeking presententer for their annual TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science Technology Engineering and Research) event.  TWISTER is a daylong professional conference for high school girls, presented by women working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) professions. During a 55-minute session, presenters share details about their careers, answer questions, help steer participants to the right educational pathway, and give a little taste of daily life in the workplace with a hands-on activity. 

AAAS Annual Meeting, info plus call for Student Session Aides

Kate Stuart
October 6, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The AAAS Annual Meeting will be held in Boston on February 16-20, 2017. The meeting provides many opportunities for attendees to network, share their research, and discuss recent developments in science and technology with thousands of scientists, journalists, and policymakers. The theme for the 2017 meeting is Serving Society Through Science Policy.   Please share this information with students, colleagues, and other individuals who may be interested in the following opportunities.  

VU-WiSE General Body Meeting

Kate Stuart
August 26, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt University Women in Science and Engineering welcome you to  General Body Meeting   Undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff all welcome. Come learn about our organization, provide feedback on what you would like from and get involved! Tuesday, September 6, 2016 5:00-6:00pm Sarratt 325/327 Snacks provided!

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