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PEO Scholarship for female US and Canada resident doctoral students, 2019 applications

Aug. 14, 2019—Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) is a unique advocacy group for women that has roots dating back to the 1860′s. The sisterhood runs several projects designed to advance education among women, including its International Peace Scholarship, Program for Continuing Education, Doctoral Scholar Awards, and the P.E.O. STAR Scholarships for high school seniors.  As if that were not enough,...

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Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program application now open!

Jun. 17, 2019—Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine welcomes applications for its Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program. The application period ois now open! The deadline to apply is September 6, 2019, and the 2020 session will last from January 21 until April 10. The Program...

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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 Giovanni Armenise Harvard Foundation Career Development Award

Apr. 1, 2019—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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2018-2019 California Science + Technology + Policy Fellowships

Feb. 1, 2019—Offered by the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST), the CCST Science and Technology Policy Fellowship places professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature for one-year appointments. The program is designed to enable Fellows to work hands-on with policymakers in addressing complex scientific issues as well as assume all the other legislative...

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ASPIRE Internship: Clinical Data Science Intern, Utilize Health, Nashville, TN

Aug. 29, 2018—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Utilize Health Clinical Data Science Intern Nashville City Center Building (1st Tennessee Bank Building) 511 Union Avenue Nashville, TN ABOUT US: At Utilize Health, we match patients with life-altering conditions and injuries to the care they need. Our goal is to help every patient reach his or her maximum potential for recovery....

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ASPIRE Internship: Tennessee Advocacy Intern, American Heart Association, Nashville, TN

Aug. 27, 2018—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: American Heart Association Greater Southeast Affiliate Tennessee Advocacy Intern 1818 Patterson Street Nashville, TN 37203 The American Heart Association (AHA) was founded in 1924 and has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. A shared focus on cardiovascular health unites our more than...

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Life Science Tennessee Academic Alliance Fall 2018 Kick off: General Body Meeting and Happy Hour

Aug. 17, 2018—Are you Interested in science industry, policy or entrepreneurship? Come check out the Life Science Tennessee Academic Alliance where you can network with a variety of different science professionals or entrepreneurs in the area or advocate for science policy at the state legislature. We now have four academic alliances across the state! Events you can...

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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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ASPIRE Internship: Health Research Alliance: Members’ Meeting Program Coordinator

Aug. 16, 2018—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Health Research Alliance (HRA) HRA Members’ Meeting Program Coordinator Reston, Virginia The Health Research Alliance (HRA), a collaborative member organization of ~80 nonprofit research funders, is committed to maximizing the impact of biomedical research and training to improve human health. HRA Members  represent a variety of types of nonprofit funders of biomedical research, including...

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ASPIRE Teaching Internship: Genetics, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, Fall 2018

Aug. 16, 2018—ASPIRE Teaching Internship Opportunity: Genetics course for science majors (2 different sections are available to intern) Class Lecture: M,W,F, 8:00am – 8:50am OR 9:00am-9:50am Course-associated laboratory: 8:00am section:  Monday 1:00 – 3:50pm 9:00am section: Tuesday 1:00-3:50pm Class Starts August 22, 2018 Belmont University 1900 Belmont Blvd Nashville, TN 37212 Ranked No. 5 in the Regional Universities...

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Science and Research Opportunities in India (Sci-ROI) Young Investigators Meeting in Chicago, IL Sept 8-9

Aug. 14, 2018—The Science and Research Opportunities in India (Sci-ROI) invites you to participate in the Young Investigators Meeting in Chicago (YIM©2018).  The event will be held on September 8th and 9th 2018 at the University of Chicago. For more information please visit: http://sciroi.net/yimc2018.html   Sci-ROI, is a volunteer-run not-for-profit organization of scholars and professionals of Indian origin. The objective of...

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ASPIRE Internship: Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Meeting Program Coordinator

Aug. 14, 2018—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation Meeting Program Coordinator Remote Opportunity Great Falls, Virginia   The mission of the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation is to develop medical students throughout their careers into the next generation of leaders in cardiovascular innovation, research, and medicine by providing mentored research experiences and lifelong community. Heart disease is...

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Apply now for the 2018 Federal STEM Policy & Advocacy: An Inside the Beltway Look

Aug. 2, 2018—If you’re interested in a career in science policy, you won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to participate in an expense-paid trip to Washington D.C. for Federal STEM Policy and Advocacy: An Inside the Beltway Look. Federal STEM Policy & Advocacy: An Inside the Beltway Look October 18-19, 2018 Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Vanderbilt University Office...

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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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ASPIRE Internship: Life Science Tennessee, Project Management Intern, Fall 2018, Nashville, TN

Jul. 20, 2018—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Life Science Tennessee Project Management Intern 217 5th Ave. N.,  Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37219 Life Science Tennessee (LifeSciTN) is a statewide, non-profit, member organization whose mission is to advance and grow the life science industry in Tennessee through advocacy, partnerships and alignment with economic and workforce development.  Members include companies, universities,...

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Event: Supporting Career Development of Women and Minorities in STEM

Jul. 18, 2018—The Inclusivity in the Biosciences Association (IBA) is hosting a half-day symposium to discuss women and minorities in the postdoc-to-faculty transition. We will have six speakers from several institutions in middle Tennessee to present research and professional expertise on the topic and discuss how institutions can better support the transition of women and minorities into faculty positions. Speakers from:...

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Jackson Laboratories offering online learning opportunities for PhD students and postdocs

Jul. 10, 2018—Jackson Laboratories is offering the opportunity to Vanderbilt PhD students and postdocs to participate in several online learning opportunities. Webcasting attendance is available for their flagship Human and Mammalian Genetics and Genomics: The 59th McKusick Short Course, taking place July 15-27, 2018.  Online participation is available for the first week, the second week, or the full...

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Press Office Internship, Science writing (Cell Press) Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Jul. 6, 2018—Press Office Internship, Science writing (Cell Press) Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States To Apply: https://4re.referrals.selectminds.com/elsevier/jobs/press-office-internship-science-writing-cell-press-16325 Applications are due July 16   ​Internship Overview  The Press Office of Cell Press is offering a fall science writing internship for current graduate students or those who recently finished a graduate program. The program is designed to give you the...

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Talk Science Policy at the 10th Annual Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits

Jul. 4, 2018—Meet with Your Lawmakers This Summer and Help Inform Science Policy The American Institute of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 10th annual Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits event.   This national initiative is an opportunity for biologists across the country to meet with their federal or state elected...

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