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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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Bain & Co Full Time Position Deadlines July 20

Jul. 3, 2018—Bain & Company: 2019 Full-Time Consultant Recruitment If you’re interested in applying for one of our full-time Consultant positions starting in 2019, you can find more details on the role and the application process by visiting our Bain Careers Website – AD Page. ·        Full-time Application Deadline: Friday, July 20th, 2018 ·        Full-time Interviews: August through...

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Gain Teaching Experience as a FOCUS Co-Leader

Jun. 27, 2018—Anyone interested in gaining teaching experience should consider applying to serve as a FOCUS co-Leader for 2018..   FOCUS sessions are small group literature discussions for first year graduate students.  Co-Leaders will be paired with a faculty member and learn how to teach small group discussion sections.  The time commitment is every Monday from 11-12...

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UC Irvine’s Short Course: Big Data Image Processing & Analysis

Jun. 27, 2018—UC Irvine's Center for Complex Biological Systems is pleased to announce the annual short course in Big Data Image Processing & Analysis (BigDIPA), September 17-21, 2018.   This 1-week workshop course is geared towards graduate students, postdocs, faculty and industry professionals with research interests in navigating, manipulating and extracting information from “Big Data” image sources. The course is designed...

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Apply to the Data Incubator

Jun. 26, 2018—Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier...

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iBiology now offering 2 self-paced training courses

Jun. 26, 2018—iBiology Courses is now offering 2 online training courses in self-paced format: Planning Your Scientific Journey and Business Concepts for Life Scientists (this course is a collaborative effort with WashU & UCSF). These courses, which are free and accessible at any time, can help trainees become more effective scientists and plan for their future careers....

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CIRTL Online Workshop: Developing a CV or Resume

Jun. 25, 2018—The CIRTL Network, which is committed to advancing the teaching of STEM disciplines in higher education, provides resources and other opportunities for learning. See below for the most recent offering:   Developing a CV or Resume (Online workshop) July 10 & 17: 12-1:30PM ET / 11AM-12:30PM CT / 10-11:30AM MT / 9-10:30AM PT Draft and refine...

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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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Insight Data Fellows Program deadline is July 9

Jun. 22, 2018—Insight Data Fellows Programs   Insight is now accepting applications from graduating students for our fellowships in:    – Data Science  (for PhDs & Postdocs)  – Health Data Science  (for PhDs & Postdocs)  – Data Engineering  (for Bachelors, Masters, or PhDs)  – Artificial Intelligence  (for Bachelors, Masters, or PhDs)  – Data Product Management  (for Bachelors,...

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From Academia to Industry: An Amgen Perspective, Aug 10, 2018, Cambridge, MA, Call for applications via the ASPIRE Program

Jun. 22, 2018—The ASPIRE Program is partnering with Amgen, Cambridge, MA, to send two senior graduate students or postodoctoral fellows to this annual event: From Academia to Industry: An Amgen Perspective (Amgen Postdoc Day) Friday August 10, 2018 Cambridge, MA Coordinated by the BRET Office of Career Development, Vanderbilt University  This program is designed for  postdoctoral researchers and...

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New CFT Teaching Guide: Developing and Writing a Diversity Statement

Jun. 13, 2018—From the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching: In April, The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching partnered with The Office of Inclusive Excellence and The Office for Career Development at The Graduate School to provide an introductory workshop on developing a written diversity statement. The session was facilitated by Graduate Teaching Fellow Sara Beck and CFT Assistant Director...

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Astellas Oncology C3 Prize Now Accepting Applications for Innovation Challenge

Jun. 10, 2018—Astellas is inviting healthcare innovators to propose ideas that address specific challenges encountered in low- and middle-income countries within the following three categories: support tools, educational tools and technology. The three category winners will be flown to Kuala Lumpur to compete in a live pitch before a panel of judges at the Union for International...

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The Office of Innovation and Industry Alliances at Moffitt Cancer Center is now accepting applications for Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jun. 5, 2018—The Office of Innovation and Industry Alliances at Moffitt Cancer Center is now accepting applications for a unique Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovation. This two-year program is designed to train STEM PhD graduates with minimal knowledge of academic technology transfer what they need to know to be hired into any technology transfer office (TTO) or related...

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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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CIRTL’s introductory MOOC on evidence-based undergraduate STEM teaching is now open for registration!

May. 29, 2018—CIRTL's introductory MOOC on evidence-based undergraduate STEM teaching is now open for registration!  Early bird registration closes Monday, June 4; registrants will be notified that week of their enrollment status. Regular registration – open to participants regardless of their CIRTL affiliation – opens on June 5.   Course 1: An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM...

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