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Giovanni Armenise Harvard Foundation Career Development Award

Apr. 3, 2020—The Giovanni Armenise – Harvard Foundation supports basic scientific research at Harvard Medical School and in Italy with several different programs (http://www.armeniseharvard.org for more information). In particular, the Career Development Award (“CDA”) is designed to foster young, newly independent researchers, making it possible for them to join and enhance the Italian scientific community, and to strengthen and develop collaborative relationships between...

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Upcoming NIH OITE online workshops

Mar. 31, 2020—WORKSHOP/SEMINAR: INDUSTRY CAREERS; JOB SEARCH SKILLS https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2961759275322735884 Mar 31, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services This event is ONLINE only register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2961759275322735884   This session will cover the basics of what to look for in a job offer and how to negotiate the offer (if you...

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Coffee with Special Guests featuring Kim Petrie

Mar. 31, 2020—Coffee with Special Guests A Women in the Academy Event sponsored by The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center Ruth Schemmer, Assistant Dean for Career Development, The Graduate School Kim Petrie, Assistant Dean for Biomedical Career Development, BRET Office Stacey Satchell, Graduate Life Coach, The Graduate School Cynthia Brame, Associate Director, Center for Teaching Friday, April 10,...

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Protected: Inbox Help

Mar. 31, 2020—There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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ASPIRE Internship: Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance TSC Academy Project Assistant

Mar. 27, 2020—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance TSC Academy Project Assistant 8737 Colesville Road, Suite 400 Silver Spring, MD 20910 Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) is the only US-based national organization dedicated to finding a cure for tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), while improving the lives of those affected. Founded in 1974, it...

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Our pick: Top 6 online resources for starting to explore careers in the biomedical sciences

Mar. 23, 2020—So you’re home in self-isolation when you think: this would be a good time to research career options online! Two minutes later, you’re looking at the 1.2 million hits for the search terms “careers for biomedical PhDs.” Yikes! Rather than flailing about on the world wide web, we recommend you start your online research with...

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Updated Postdoc Academy Website and an online course!

Mar. 20, 2020—The mission of the Postdoc Academy is to create a comprehensive and flexible professional development program targeting the needs of postdocs. Our goal is to help postdocs develop the transferable skills that will enable their success in a diverse set of careers. Check out the updated Postdoc Academy website, where you can view all of...

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Bioinformatics Summer Internships at Arcus Biosciences Inc.

Mar. 18, 2020—Arcus Biosciences Inc, a clinical stage cancer immunotherapy biotech in the Bay Area is hiring  2 bioinformatics summer interns. An ideal candidate: – Should be currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD program in computational biology, cancer biology, cancer systems biology, statistics, engineering, immunology or related sciences. – Prior experience in R and/or Python programming...

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Skill Building in Your Time at Home

Mar. 18, 2020—With all of this time practicing social distance it is a good opportunity to work on some skill building for your personal and professional development. Check out the links below for some free online course to explore in business, data science, programming, personal development and more! Here are 450 Ivy League Courses you can take...

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How should the APA Style reference for an accepted presentation appear on my CV when the conference has been canceled?

Mar. 18, 2020—With many conferences and conventions being cancelled to help curb the spread of COVID-19, the questions arises on how to reference an accepted presentation on your CV when that conference has been cancelled. As your work was peer reviewed and accepted you will want to include this on your CV. Check out this post from...

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BCG Virtual Recruiting Event for VU Advanced Degrees

Mar. 11, 2020—BCG is hosting a Vanderbilt-specific Advanced Degree “Bridge to BCG” Coffee Chat on March 26. Please read more about BCG and their opportunities through this site.

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Writing Studio Satellite Hours moving online!

Mar. 10, 2020—In light of the university’s decision to cancel classes this week and move to on-line interactions next week, the Writing Studio will not being holding in-person consultations or in-person office hours at our satellite locations. We will, however, offer consultations via our online platform.  To make an on-line appointment with the Writing Studio during this...

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BCG PhD & Postdoc Program

Mar. 5, 2020— The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is excited to announce its PhD & Postdoc Program for current PhD candidates and Postdocs. We greatly value the problem-solving and critical thinking skills that PhDs and Postdocs from a variety of backgrounds bring to the table. At BCG, PhDs and Postdocs spend their time in a variety of industries (including Public Sector,...

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Mental Health and Wellness Summit via Basic Sciences

Mar. 4, 2020—See below about the upcoming Mental Health and Wellness Summit. The ASPIRE Program highly recommends speaker Sharon Milgram… She is engaging and worthwhile of your listen.   On March 17 the Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences will sponsor a Mental Health & Wellness Summit with breakout sessions and a keynote by Sharon Milgram, Director...

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McKinsey & Co Diversity Connect opportunity

Mar. 4, 2020—Learn more about McKinsey & Company’s Diversity Connect event, supporting the professional interests and growth of talented Black, African-America, Hispanic, Latino, and/or Native American students who are pursuing a PhD, postdoc, MD, and/or JD degree. See more details on this flyer.

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ComSciCon 2020 Application Due on March 1

Feb. 27, 2020—Applications for ComSciCon 2020 are due on March 1 at 11:59 PM! The 8th annual Communicating Science workshop will be held in Boston, MA, on June 11-13, 2020. Graduate students at U.S. and Canadian institutions in all fields of science, technology, engineering, health, mathematics, and related fields are encouraged to apply. The application will close...

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Courses to Help Graduate Students and Postdocs Transition to Biotech–Deadline March 31

Feb. 27, 2020—The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is offering two week-long courses this summer to help in the transition to careers in biotech. Of 230 participants from 2014-2018, 66% now have nonacademic jobs in industry, regulatory affairs, or tech transfer; the remainder are still in training or in academia. In 2020 ASCB is offering two...

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Scipreneur Challenge 2020

Feb. 27, 2020—In a “Shark Tank”-like competition setting, the Scipreneur Challenge (formerly the Tech Venture Challenge) from Life Science Tennessee’s Academic Alliance offers university students and postdoctoral fellows hands-on experiences in commercialization of research and entrepreneurship. Participants in Scipreneur are assigned to 4- to 6- person teams and granted real-life intellectual property (IP) generated at area research...

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Center for Teaching: Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop-Teaching 101

Feb. 25, 2020—Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop: Teaching 101 Have you been thrust into an instructional role for which you feel unprepared? Are you a multi-semester teacher who wants a refresher on some of the basics? Regardless of your teaching experience, this workshop will provide practical, concrete guidance on the mechanics of teaching and classroom presence, with an eye towards small tweaks...

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Applications open for 2020 NASW Diversity Summer Fellowship

Feb. 19, 2020—Making ends meet on an intern’s salary can be hard. Stipends, even the more generous ones being offered, don’t always cover the full costs of temporarily relocating to a new city. To make these job opportunities accessible to a more diverse pool of talent, the National Association of Science Writers is pleased to offer a...

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