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‘Career Exploration’

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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Curious About Consulting (CAC) events: Bain & Company Virtual Info Session

Mar. 15, 2018—Wednesday, April 4, 2018 6:00 pm    Please join us for this introductory webinar event targeted to current PhD, JD, MD students and/or Postdocs or medical residents/fellows that are interested in a future career in consulting at Bain & Company. We will provide an overview of our firm and the type of work we do,...

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Bain & Company 2019 Full-time Consultant Recruitment

Mar. 15, 2018—Bain’s Advanced Degree application deadline for our 2018 start dates has passed. To be considered for our future openings with start dates in 2019, we recommend applying to your eligible summer programs, attending other recruiting events and webinars offered this spring/summer, and submitting your application with us later this year.   Full-time application deadline is...

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Upcoming Webinars to Learn More About the Path to Putnam Program

Mar. 15, 2018—We’re excited to announce that we’re once again hosting our 3-day mini-internship program, Path to Putnam, for graduate students and postdocs interested in learning more about a career as a Life Sciences Consultant at Putnam. Program Details What:  A three-day immersive experience into the Putnam experience, including opportunities to network with current Putnam employees and work on...

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McKinsey Insight program: Insight Asia Pacific Program, applications due April 8th

Mar. 14, 2018—This exciting 3-day program from June 11-14, 2018 gives non-MBA advanced degree students an insider's look into management consulting, covering a range of topics important to those who are exploring alternative career possibilities.  The program’s agenda includes an overview of management consulting, an introduction to the type of work we do, a management consulting case...

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Graduate Career Consortium Virtual Career Fair, March 28th

Mar. 2, 2018—  PhD & MASTER'S VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR – March 28th * Register Now * Employer List Event FAQ’s * Students, Postdocs, and Alumni Invited to Attend – Meet Recruiters Live Online

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March eI2 Innovators series talk: Respecting expertise – how humility and a decade of effort built the best antibody discovery platform, with Dr. Dane Wittrup

Feb. 22, 2018—Innovator’s Series Talk Friday March 23: 3-4pm  214 LH   The ei2 (Enabling Innovation Initiative) program exists both to lower barriers and to actively support efforts to move basic science discoveries forward into technology commercialization opportunities. The March Innovator's series talk will feature Dr. Dane Wittrup: Dr. Dane Wittrup C.P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering and...

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Science Virtual Career Fair Focus on Europe, 2/27

Feb. 8, 2018—Science Virtual Career Fair Focus on Europe 27 February 2018 9:00 am – 1:00 pm ET   Meet Recruiters Without Leaving Your Lab! Science Careers is excited to bring you an easy and efficient way to connect with select employers in Europe. Meet with representatives to learn about positions for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in...

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Alumni Career Stories: Henry Ong, PhD

Jan. 31, 2018—The February issue of the Vanderbilt Basic Sciences Newsletter, Basically Speaking, features Henry Ong's career story, who blends his talent for science communication with a desire to stay engaged with the research community through his current position with the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Check out his story here!

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