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ACRP Annual Conference in Nashville–volunteers wanted! April 12-15, 2019

Mar. 15, 2019—The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) annual conference is in Nashville (!!) this spring and they are seeking volunteers to help at the conference, April 12-15. More information about the conference and the ACRP can be found here at their website: https://2019.acrpnet.org/ Sign-up if you are interested and we will contact you with more...

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Call for Bloggers: BEST Consortium

Aug. 17, 2018—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 new bloggers to write diary-style entries...

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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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Want to volunteer with the BRET Office of Career Development?

Jun. 22, 2018—Each summer, the BRET Office of Career Development puts out a call to current biomedical science graduate students and postdocs, seeking volunteers. There are a number of ways you can help in this upcoming academic year. We are looking for: Writers for newsletters and other projects PhD Career Connections moderators Annual Career Symposium organizing committee...

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Judges needed for VSSA Student Research Symposium

May. 30, 2018—The Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy (VSSA), a summer research program for undergraduates, is looking for graduate students, post-docs, and other lab staff to help judge abstracts and posters at the VSSA 16th Annual Student Research Symposium.  The symposium will be held August 2nd, 2018 in the Engineering and Science Building.  Judges will have the opportunity to...

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Volunteer opportunity: MEGAMicrobe on October 27, 2018

Apr. 26, 2018—Looking for a fulfilling volunteer opportunity? Come volunteer for MEGAMicrobe on October 27, 2018 to educate children from the Nashville community and their families about what it means to be a scientist. Volunteers willing to help with ground-level operations as well as designing educational modules are welcome. We are also looking for individuals who are willing to lead a...

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Health:Further, Local Online Resource in search of Writers

Apr. 15, 2018—Are you interested in writing about topics related to healthcare and biotech/life sciences from health tech to drug development to AI to blockchain?  Health:Further is interested in hearing from you!  They are seeking user-generated content to share with their readers.  Take a look at their blog to see what they are publishing and if you are...

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Leadership needed for VSSA Student Research Symposium

Apr. 12, 2018—The Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy (VSSA), a summer research program for undergraduates, is looking for graduate students and post-docs to help coordinate and lead the VSSA 16th Annual Student Research Symposium.  The symposium will be held August 2nd, 2018 in the new Science and Engineering Building across from the 25th Ave parking garage.  Leaders will work closely...

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Volunteers needed for Career Reading Pilot, Alignment Nashville

Feb. 9, 2018—We are still looking for volunteers for the Career Reading Pilot. Volunteers will bring industry related publications, texts, and artifacts and discuss them with high school students in the health science academy at Glencliff High School. The program is to help 10th graders become more proficient in reading subject matter related to their career academy....

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Check out Vanderbilt Students Volunteer for Science (VSVS)

Dec. 7, 2017—Having some time away from research is important. Getting to visit a local middle school and show kids how to do the experiments that inspired us? That's just fun. Only having to do two hours a week while getting a very good-looking resume for fellowships? That's just smart. Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science (VSVS) is...

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Adventure Science Center Eclipse Festival Volunteers Needed!

Aug. 15, 2017—Eclipse Festival Volunteers Needed! Did you know on August 21, a rare, total solar eclipse will sweep across the continental U.S for this first time since 1918, and Nashville is the biggest city in its path?! The Adventure Science Center will be hosting the Music City Solar Eclipse Festival & Viewing Party on August 19th,...

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

Aug. 15, 2017—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.  See past issues here: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/career-development/results-and-discussion-newsletter For...

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Health:Further Festival August 22-25 in Nashville; Student/Postdoc Tickets only $99 for Aug 23-24.

Jul. 20, 2017—This year the Health:Further Festival takes place August 22 – 25, 2017. Join thousands of others in Music City this year as we take health further, together.   Student/Postdoc Tickets ($99) and Educator Tickets ($199- faculty with a .edu address) available . The ticket mirrors the regular attendee ticket with access to all programming on the middle two...

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MEGAMicrobe Event Volunteers Needed

Jul. 19, 2017—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.

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Skype a scientist – opportunity to connect with students around the world without having to leave your lab!

Jul. 18, 2017—Skype a scientist gives you the opportunity to connect with students around the world without having to leave your lab! We match scientists with k-12 classrooms, and once matched, you will video chat into the classroom for a 30-60 minute session (you don’t have to use skype). The format is Q and A style so...

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Writers needed for Fall 2017 BRET Newsletter: Results and Discussion (deadline to apply: Friday, July 28, 2017)

Jul. 6, 2017—The BRET Office of Career Development is seeking volunteers to write articles that will be published in the biannual newsletter, "Results and Discussion." (Spring 2017, Issue 5)This newsletter highlights research accomplishments of BRET graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and features stories on BRET trainee and alumni activities as well as BRET faculty. If you choose to volunteer,...

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Judges needed for VSSA Student Research Symposium

Jun. 11, 2017—Judges needed for VSSA Student Research Symposium The Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy (VSSA) is looking for graduate students and post-docs to help coordinate the VSSA 15th Annual Student Research Symposium.  The symposium will be held August 3rd, 2017 in the Wond'ry.  Coordinators will work closely with the VSSA co-Director, Beth Bowman, to review abstracts for oral...

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Atlanta BEST Magazine: Call for articles

Apr. 25, 2017—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...

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Call for bloggers – NIH Extracellular RNA Communication Program Blog Series

Apr. 10, 2017—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...

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Volunteers needed for The Destination Imagination State Tournament

Mar. 15, 2017—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....

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