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ASPIRE Bistro for PhD Students: ASPIRE for Career Planning

Aug. 3, 2020—Thursday, August 20, 2020 11am Virtual with the ASPIRE Team ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since this is now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.*** Kick off your professional development for the 2020-2021 academic year with ASPIRE Bistro for PhD...

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ASPIRE Job Search Series: Interviewing and Onboarding Virtually

Aug. 3, 2020—Thursday March 18, 2021 11:00am Virtual ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.** Ashley Brady, PhD Assistant Dean of Biomedical Career Engagement and Strategic Partnerships Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration...

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ASPIRE Module: Data Science Essentials 2020-21

Jul. 16, 2020—In the 2020-21 academic year, the BRET Office of Career Development is offering an ASPIRE module for biomedical graduate students and postdocs, Data Science Essentials. It is ideal for trainees who are interested in: learning what data science careers entail; acquiring introductory technical competencies to break into the field of data science; honing their communication skills, both...

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ASPIRE Module: Networking Pacing, Fall 2020

Jul. 16, 2020—The ASPIRE Networking Pacing Module is a series designed to prepare participants to make the most of networking at an upcoming professional conference, networking event or through informational interviewing. Over the course of 8 weeks, we will break down the process of networking into approachable steps and provide real-world examples. The sessions will cover networking...

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ASPIRE PhD Career Stories: Rachel Skelton, PhD

Jul. 15, 2020—August 14th, 2020 at 10:00 am   Be sure to attend virtually our first ASPIRE PhD Career Stories session of the 2020-21 academic year with Dr. Rachel Skelton. Dr. Skelton is a Vanderbilt alumnus who is using her PhD in business development. Come hear how she navigated her career path, and how you can use...

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ASPIRE Module: Creating Effective Scientific Talks and Delivering Them With Confidence, Fall 2020

Jul. 15, 2020—The ASPIRE Modules are short, non-credit bearing electives that broaden the training experiences of biomedical sciences trainees. These elective modules provide efficient exposure to topics in four theme areas: Business/Entrepreneurship, Communication, Teaching, and Clinical research.The ASPIRE Modules are optional and open to any biomedical sciences PhD student or postdoctoral fellow who wishes to take them to supplement their research training....

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ASPIRE Module: Practical Strategies in Strong Writing, Fall 2020

Jul. 15, 2020—In this module, experts from the Vanderbilt Writing Studio will teach scientists to become more effective writers. Sessions will focus on understanding reader expectations, foundational principles of argumentative structure, and writing cohesive paragraphs and sentences. A third session will be held that will consist of a hands-on workshop, working with consultants at the writing studio...

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ASPIRE Cafe: Fellowships & NRSAs to Fund Your Postdoctoral Training

Jul. 1, 2020—Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:00am Virtual Session ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.** Kim Petrie, PhD Assistant Dean for Biomedical Career Development, Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration Join Kim...

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Wednesday Afternoons with ASPIRE

Jun. 30, 2020—Since the ASPIRE Bistro, Job Search Series, and Cafe seminars are on a summer hiatus until August, join us on Wednesday afternoons for an open hour of Q&A. Bring your career exploration questions for an open 60 minutes with at least two members of the ASPIRE Team! Zoom log-in and information is below. Questions? Email...

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ASPIRE Cafe: How to Give a Chalk Talk

Jun. 29, 2020—Thursday November 12, 2020 11:00am Virtual ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.** Featuring a faculty panel Description: A chalk talk is an informal presentation and discussion of your research program given...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: K Awards-Which One is Right for You?

Jun. 29, 2020—Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:00am Virtual ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.** Description: Please join Abigail Brown Ph.D., BRET Director of Outcomes Research, to learn the basics about the different types...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: Grant Resources at Vanderbilt

Jun. 29, 2020—Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:00pm Virtual ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.** Description: Please join Abigail Brown Ph.D., BRET, Director, Outcomes Research to learn how Vanderbilt can help you write your...

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ASPIRE Cafe: What to Expect from a Faculty Interview

Jun. 29, 2020—Thursday October 15, 2020 11:00am Virtual ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.*** Featuring a Faculty Panel Description: Bring your questions and hear from a panel of faculty members who have been...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: Preparing a Faculty Position Application Package

Jun. 29, 2020—Thursday September 10, 2020 11:00am Virtual ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.** Featuring a faculty panel Description: Please join our faculty panel as they share their tips and strategies for preparing...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: Orientation to ASPIRE Resources for Postdocs

Jun. 29, 2020—***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.** With Ashley Brady, PhD Explore an overview of the Career Development ASPIRE programs and helps postdoctoral fellows find out how to become involved in our...

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Need a space during a meeting with the ASPIRE Team?

Jun. 26, 2020—We know that sometimes it is hard to talk confidentially about your career in this unprecedented time of Zoom, especially when you are in the lab surrounded by your colleagues. If you are on campus and need a quiet place to have your Zoom meeting with an ASPIRE team member, let us know and we...

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ASPIRE Internship: Science Communication Internship, VI4, PMI, VUMC

Jun. 19, 2020—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Science Communication Intern Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology, and Inflammation (VI4)  Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, VUMC   PMI/VI4 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is looking for a Science Communication Intern. This position provides an opportunity to contribute to VI4’s mission of training the next generation of scientists and physicians and...

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ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: BioCentury Inc., Data Analyst Intern

Jun. 15, 2020—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: BioCentury Inc. Data Analyst Intern July-Sept 2020 BioCentury is pursuing numerous initiatives involving machine learning, big data, data science, target science, and more, and is looking for interns in a part-time data entry and analyst role to interpret and validate business data as well as scientific content. Now in its 27th year,...

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ASPIRE Bistro for PhD Students: A Fair Look-How to Review a Paper

Apr. 24, 2020—Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:00 am ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.** Kathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology...

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ASPIRE Bistro for PhD Students: The Next Step- Applying for a Postdoc or Your Post-Grad Job

Apr. 24, 2020—Thursday, October 8, 2020 11am Virtual Thursday,  March 4, 2021 11am Virtual ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since this is now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.*** Join Kathy Gould, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology and Associate Dean...

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