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Presidential Management Fellowship program application open- great for transitioning to government

Oct. 1, 2020—The Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF) is a prestigious leadership development program designed to help advanced degree candidates and advanced degree holders enter a career in the US Federal Government. Selected PMF Finalists are eligible to work in a managerial/ administrative role (not research) at a range of government agencies. PMFs perform valuable service while jump-starting their careers, and get full salary and benefits...

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NIH Loan Repayment Programs Now Accepting Applications

Sep. 16, 2020—The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) are a set of programs established by Congress and designed to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research careers. The escalating costs of advanced education and training in medicine and clinical specialties are forcing some scientists to abandon their research careers for higher-paying private industry...

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Ford Foundation Fellowship Applications Being Accepted Now

Aug. 31, 2020—The Ford Foundation Fellowships is now accepting applications for fellowships that provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement,...

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PEO Scholarship for female US and Canada resident doctoral students, 2020 applications

Aug. 5, 2020—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: new application dates!!

Jul. 24, 2020—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 is now open! The deadline to apply is **April 30, 2021**, and the 2021 session will last from **August 30** until **November 19**. The Program...

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The National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) Fellowship, application due Aug 1

Jun. 17, 2020—The National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) Fellowship is based at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD The NBBTP is a partnership between the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the NIH. This is a rare opportunity for individuals seeking...

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“Writing in the Sciences” course from Coursera

Apr. 13, 2020—This unprecedented “free time” away from the lab can be a good opportunity to brush up on fundamental non-bench skills, like writing! This free online Coursera course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics covered include principles of effective writing (cutting unnecessary clutter and verbs), crafting better sentences and paragraphs,...

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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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2020-2021 California Science + Technology + Policy Fellowships

Jan. 27, 2020—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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SFARI 2020 Bridge to Independence Award – Request for Applications

Dec. 17, 2019—The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is pleased to announce the 2020 Bridge to Independence Award request for applications (BTI RFA). The BTI Award program engages talented early-career scientists in autism research by facilitating their transition to research independence and providing grant funding at the start of their professorships. Fellows receive a commitment of...

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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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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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