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‘Career Exploration’

ASPIRE Bistro for PhD Students: Exploring and Preparing for Faculty Careers

Aug. 13, 2019—Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:00 pm Light Hall 415 Kathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Do you know the different types of academic faculty positions that are available in the U.S.? What skills do you need for each type? What type of...

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ASPIRE Module: Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Spring 2020

Aug. 1, 2019—The ASPIRE Modules are short, non-credit bearing electives that broaden the training experiences of biomedical sciences trainees. These elective modules provide efficient exposure to topics in four theme areas: Business/Entrepreneurship, Communication, Teaching, and Clinical research.The ASPIRE Modules are optional and open to any biomedical sciences PhD student or postdoctoral fellow who wishes to take them to supplement their research training....

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PhD Career Stories: Seth Ogden, PhD and Mark Kilgore, PhD

Jul. 18, 2019—If you have ever wondered what a career in patent law would be like, please come to our November PhD Career Stories session with Seth Ogden, PhD and Mark Kilgore, PhD. Both working at Patterson Intellectual Property Law right here in Nashville, they will be discussing what their journeys have entailed, what their work consists...

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PhD Career Stories: Jami Scheib, PhD

Jul. 17, 2019—Come learn more about what a career as Science Officer is like. Dr. Scheib is a Molecular and Cellular Neuroscientist with fifteen years of experience at the bench. In her current role she manages DoD-funded biomedical research awards, focusing on pain management, TBI, and hearing/balance. She will discuss how she entered this particular field, what her role is...

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Interested in defense, intelligence, or consulting careers? Attend the DTRA Chem/Bio Defense Science & Technology Conference this November.

May. 9, 2019—The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) will host the 2019 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology (CBD S&T) Conference at the Duke Energy Convention Center, in Cincinnati, Ohio, November 18-21, 2019. Collaborate with more than 1,500 scientists, program managers and leaders from across the globe who are committed to making the world safer by...

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2019 PhD and Master’s Virtual Career Expo

Mar. 8, 2019—On March 20, 2019, Vanderbilt University is participating in the Virtual Career Expo for PhD and Master’s Students sponsored by the Graduate Career Consortium. The Virtual Career Expo is an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to interact with employers online via live-chat sessions. Learn which employers are attending and what to expect at the...

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BCG is coming to campus, March 19

Feb. 27, 2019—Join us for an Employer Informational Panel with BCG! The event will provide highlights to the Bridge to BCG Program as well as understanding a day in the life of a BCG Consultant. This event is strictly for advanced degree students and postdoctoral fellows. This event is brought to you by the BRET Office of...

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Master of Public Health program hosts spring info session March 14

Feb. 27, 2019—The Vanderbilt Master of Public Health program will host an information session on Thursday, March 14, for any interested faculty, staff or students who wish to learn more about the MPH program at Vanderbilt and how to apply. The spring info session will begin at 4 p.m. in Buttrick Hall, Room 310. For more information,...

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Medical Writing and Communications Webinar, Feb 4

Jan. 17, 2019—Whitsell Innovations (WI) is a woman-owned, full-service medical and scientific writing company focusing on the needs of the pharmaceutical, biotech, and device industries. Founded in 2006, we have extensive and varied industry experience averaging more than 15 years. Our staff is composed of individuals with industry backgrounds and scientific educations, most with advanced degrees at the...

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Interested in Consulting?

Nov. 30, 2018—A group of PhD students are interested in reviving the student organization, Vanderbilt University Advanced Degree Consulting Club (or VUADCC). If you want to be involved or learn more, please submit your membership interest to the organization’s Anchorlink page for future discussions on meetings and other updates. https://anchorlink.vanderbilt.edu/organization/vuadcc For additional questions, feel free to contact...

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2019 Management and Business Principles Module, now accepting applications!

Nov. 16, 2018—Business principles affect all organizations. In today’s highly competitive and highly complicated working environments, understanding these principles gives leaders and managers a strategic advantage, enabling them to handle situations more effectively and make decisions more effectively. In spring semester 2019, the BRET Office of Career Development is offering a module for biomedical PhD students and postdoctoral fellows, Business...

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The Essence of Career Exploration in 3 Minutes

Jul. 27, 2018—Struggling to figure out what you want to do for your career? You’re not alone! This short video produced by UCSF captures the essence of the career exploration process. It’s only 3-1/2 minutes long – check it out! https://mind.ucsf.edu/impacts-mind-program#CareerExploration

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2018 Health:Further Festival Seeking Volunteers August 27-29, Nashville, TN (gain free access to the festival)

Jun. 25, 2018—Health:Further August 27-29, 2018 Music City Center| Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Nashville, TN The Health:Further team is seeking volunteers to join them at the 2018 Festival.  As a volunteer, you'll have free access to the three day event which includes: exciting keynotes, a startup pitch competition, panel discussions, product demos and much more!  Volunteers are asked to work 2 shifts and...

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Sarah Cannon Clinical Research Associate Virtual Job Fair on May 30th!

May. 15, 2018—Join us in the fight against cancer. Explore the job opportunities in clinical research at Sarah Cannon. Wednesday, May 30th 8:00 – 9:00am CT 12:00 – 1:00pm CT Chat with a Recruiter from your smartphone, computer, or tablet, during a time that works best for you! We'd love to chat with you about our available...

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Download the 2018 Science Careers Handbook

May. 8, 2018—Each year, Science Careers creates a handbook of career-related information for graduate students and postdocs. This year, the group has teamed up with organizations to provide profiles of company culture and the types of positions they offer. Download the 2018 guide here.

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory: 75 Years of Science

Apr. 27, 2018—Oak Ridge National Laboratory: 75 Years of Science May 3, 2018, 9 AM Medical Research Building III, Room 1220 Featuring Dr. Michelle Buchanan, Deputy for Science and Technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Dept. of Energy) As Deputy for Science and Technology, Dr. Buchanan oversees one of the nation's most extensive portfolios of research and...

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The NIH is coming to Meharry April 17-18

Apr. 9, 2018—The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is convening a research funding workshop at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.   The workshop will provide research funding information from several Institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) including NIAID, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of General Medical Sciences...

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PhD Career Connections: A Career in the Pharmaceutical Sciences: What I Do and Why I Like It

Apr. 9, 2018—PhD Career Connections presents:  A Career in the Pharmaceutical Sciences: What I Do and Why I Like It Friday April 27, 2018 10:00-11:00am Light Hall 214 featuring Valerie Kramlinger, PhD Title:   Scientist, Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism Role:   Drug Metabolism Scientist for Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism in Cambridge, Massachusetts Registration Requested Valerie Kramlinger is a Scientist in...

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I Completed My IDP… Now What webinar + more, April CIRTL programs

Apr. 2, 2018—CIRTL is providing many great opportunities this month to tune in and learn! Check out the upcoming offerings:   Interested in individual development plans, inclusive teaching, or Teaching-as-Research? This month we're running workshops and drop-in events on all three topics! Next month we're hosting a drop-in event series on qualitative research. Also next month, our summer...

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Advance Into Consulting (AIC) half day program through Bain & Company

Mar. 15, 2018—Advance Into Consulting (AIC)   AIC is a half-day program intended for Advanced Degree candidates actively pursuing a consulting career in 2019. The events will feature an interactive exercise to highlight the way our case teams approach a problem and work together. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and hear from our current...

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