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‘Career Exploration Opportunities’

PhD Career Stories: AJ Baucum, PhD

Jul. 18, 2019—Dr. Baucum, a previous postdoc and research instructor here at Vanderbilt, is returning as our December PhD Career Stories speaker. He will discuss his path to become Assistant Professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and what his career in academic research has been like. If this is your career interest area, or if you just want...

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PhD Career Stories: Seth Ogden, PhD and Mark Kilgore, PhD

Jul. 18, 2019—If you have ever wondered what a career in patent law would be like, please come to our November PhD Career Stories session with Seth Ogden, PhD and Mark Kilgore, PhD. Both working at Patterson Intellectual Property Law right here in Nashville, they will be discussing what their journeys have entailed, what there work consists...

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PhD Career Stories: Larry Thompson, PhD

Jul. 17, 2019—Interested in a career in industry? Not sure but want to find out more about this field? Come hear Dr. Thompson as he discusses his role as Principal Scientist at Pfizer, how he got from Vanderbilt to where he is now, what his day is like and what he enjoys most about his career. Registration...

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PhD Career Stories: Jami Scheib, PhD

Jul. 17, 2019—Come learn more about what a career as Science Officer is like. Dr. Scheib is a Molecular and Cellular Neuroscientist with fifteen years of experience at the bench. In her current role she manages DoD-funded biomedical research awards, focusing on pain management, TBI, and hearing/balance. She will discuss how she entered this particular field, what her role is...

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ASPIRE Module: Data Science Essentials 2019-20

Jul. 3, 2019—In the 2019-20 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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Event: McKinsey Employer Info Session

May. 8, 2019—McKinsey brings together an outstanding group of colleagues from a wide variety of backgrounds to help leading organizations tackle their most complex challenges. We have long been a leader in strategic management and our work in healthcare is growing rapidly. More than 40% of our consultants have advanced degrees in fields outside of business, and...

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Applying for AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Roundtable Discussion

Apr. 26, 2019—Are you interested in a career in science policy? Have you thought about applying for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Program? Join us for this informative roundtable discussion with Shilpy Dixit, Teddy van Opstal, and Phil Ko, PhD, who have all been through the process of applying and interviewing  for this prestigious program. Bring...

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PhD Career Connections: Bioinformatics

Mar. 25, 2019—  PhD Career Connections is excited to welcome back alumnus Akshata Udyavar, PhD, Senior Scientist Bioinformatics, Arcus Biosciences inc. Please join us as she discusses her career path after Vanderbilt Friday April 12, 2019 10am Light Hall 214 Registration Requested   Dr. Akshata Udyavar is a Senior Scientist and the head of Bioinformatics at Arcus...

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BCG is coming to campus, March 19

Feb. 27, 2019—Join us for an Employer Informational Panel with BCG! The event will provide highlights to the Bridge to BCG Program as well as understanding a day in the life of a BCG Consultant. This event is strictly for advanced degree students and postdoctoral fellows. This event is brought to you by the BRET Office of...

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Employer Information Session: Proactive Worldwide

Feb. 14, 2019—Come learn about Proactive Worldwide, and their current opportunities with Erik Prentice, PhD, Chief Operating Officer (Check out Erik’s Beyond the Lab video interview from 2013!) Aaron Derdowski, PhD, Associate Vice President, Health Care & Life Sciences Travis Smith, PhD, Associate Vice President, Health Care & Life Sciences Registration is requested “Proactive Worldwide is a...

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PhD Career Connections: Entrepreneurship

Jan. 28, 2019—PhD Career Connections: Entrepreneurship Margaret Read, PhD General Manager, Corporate Alliances, Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization Margaret joined CTTC in Jun of 2018 as General Manager, Corporate Alliances and manages the collaboration with Deerfield Management,  Ancora Innovation.  Prior to joining CTTC, she was an independent consultant in the oncology sector for biotechnology and...

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Medical Writing and Communications Webinar, Feb 4

Jan. 17, 2019—Whitsell Innovations (WI) is a woman-owned, full-service medical and scientific writing company focusing on the needs of the pharmaceutical, biotech, and device industries. Founded in 2006, we have extensive and varied industry experience averaging more than 15 years. Our staff is composed of individuals with industry backgrounds and scientific educations, most with advanced degrees at the...

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