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Give to the ASPIRE Program on 4/4/19 VU Giving Day!

Mar. 28, 2019—Make a difference for the ASPIRE Program on April 4. Save the date for Vanderbilt Giving Day to support current and future grad students and postdocs through the endowed ASPIRE Scholar Fund. Click here on April 4 to be part of the action! The ASPIRE (Augmenting Scholar Preparation and Integration with Research-Related Endeavors) Program was created to expand graduate and postdoctoral...

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VU Printing Services has a new Digital Storefront

Mar. 17, 2019—Vanderbilt University Printing Services is pleased to share our new online print fulfillment system. With a modern, intuitive interface, you can use Digital Storefront to customize and order official Vanderbilt stationery products, upload files for custom print jobs, invitations, cards, signs, posters (student posters too!), banners, flyers, spiral bound notebooks, and we even print thesis...

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Beyond the Lab is now a Podcast!

Jan. 3, 2018—The BRET Office of Career Development is excited to announce the podcast series, "Beyond the Lab." Thanks to the current YouTube series featuring BRET PhD student and postdoctoral alumni, this series is now available for your listening as well as watching! Tune in on iTunes or wherever you listen to your podcasts to hear about Vanderbilt alumni...

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Upcoming campus information sessions to learn more about the Vanderbilt MPH Program

Sep. 27, 2017—The Vanderbilt Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is a two-year interdisciplinary program offered through the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. Since 1996, the program has been training future research scientists and public health professionals to be leaders and innovators dedicated to improving public health...

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Interested in the intersection of art and science? Join Artlab sponsored by the Wondr’y

Sep. 7, 2017—ArtLab is a new workshop sponsored by the Wond'ry.This workshop will partner artists and scientists to create original works of art exploring the intersection of art and science. All work will be on display during a final exhibition in December at The Wond’ry. Enrollment closes September 20th! For more information email ArtLab.Vanderbilt@outlook.com

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Science, Journalism, and Democracy: Grappling with a New Reality; conference and livestream event presented by The Rockefeller University

Aug. 22, 2017—Science, Journalism, and Democracy: Grappling with a New Reality Wednesday, September 6, 2017 The current media landscape is a confusing swirl of reality, misinformation, and so-called fake news. Where does science communication fit into this mess? And how can science communicators navigate a political climate that's increasingly hostile to both science and journalism?  This one-day...

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Preflight Program at the Vanderbilt Wond’ry now accepting applications

Aug. 22, 2017—PreFlight Program- Accepting Applications The Wond’ry in partnership with the Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center are excited to once again offer a 10-week PreFlight program for aspiring Vanderbilt entrepreneurs. This course will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 4 to 5:15 pm at the Wond’ry. If you’ve ever dreamed...

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Headshot Day for Graduate Students

Aug. 21, 2017—We are thrilled to announce that the BRET Office of Career Development is providing Headshot Picture Day for Graduate Students on Friday, September 8th! You can sit for a professional headshot at no cost to you.  (We hope to offer this opportunity quarterly, and postdoctoral fellows will have the opportunity to get headshots in December.)...

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Seminar: Making BioVU Work for You

Aug. 19, 2017—Oh, the things you (may not know you can) do with BioVU!  Let Dr. Celestial Jones-Paris and Angelica Soto-Freita of VICTR tell you how to make the most of this awesome resource for your research.  Learn why you might want to use this repository and the nuts and bolts of how to get your application...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Co-Editor-in-Chief for BRET Newsletter, “Results and Discussion”

Aug. 15, 2017—The BRET Office of Career Development is seeking a volunteer Content Editor to assist in the preparation and publication of the biannual newsletter, "Results and Discussion".  This newsletter highlights research accomplishments of BRET graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and features stories on activities and resources available to BRET trainees.  See past issues here: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/career-development/results-and-discussion-newsletter For...

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PEO Scholarship for female US and Canada resident doctoral students, 2017 applications

Jul. 21, 2017—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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Month of May: Advising Appointment Drop-In Hours

Apr. 28, 2017—Due to the upcoming BRET Annual Career Symposium and the BRET Alumni Reunion, the Office of Career Development team is not accepting individual advising appointments for the month of May. Instead, throughout May, we are offering drop-in hours on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:30-12:30pm in Light Hall 340. Meet with Kim Petrie, Ashley Brady, or...

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Registration now open for the 2017 Career Symposium: Alumni Career Trajectories

Mar. 23, 2017—The BRET Office of Career Development and the Training Grants in Biomedical Sciences are excited to announce the 2017 BRET Annual Career Symposium, "Alumni Career Trajectories: Blaze Your Own Trail."  Thursday, June 1, 2017 9:00am-4:15pm Student Life Center   This career symposium will be held in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary BRET Reunion, and the symposium...

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Re-posted: Inspirational “Beyond the Lab” Career Videos

Feb. 16, 2017—This post was originally posted on the Vanderbilt blog: Materials & Methods, a blog for emerging biomedical scientists. By Kate Stuart One of the greatest joys of working in the Office of Career Development is helping our graduate students and postdocs find meaningful careers after their time at Vanderbilt. We prepare them in a number of...

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Volunteer with the BRET Office of Career Development

Feb. 15, 2017—The BRET Office of Career Development wants your help! Help us with the Reunion efforts! Help us write articles about alumni, faculty, and events! Let us know how you want to help. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BRETVOlunteerSurvey2017

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CV/Resume Drop-in Clinic Cancelled on March 1 only!

Feb. 14, 2017—Due to a series of Office of Career Development events that day, CV/Resume Drop-in Clinic will be cancelled on Wednesday, March 1. It will resume on Wednesday, March 8. 

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Graduate & Professional Student Town Halls on Mental Health and Wellbeing

Feb. 9, 2017—You are invited to the Graduate & Professional Student Town Halls Hosted by the Chancellor's Strategic Planning Committee on Mental Health and Wellbeing Two opportunities to give your input on mental health and well-being at Vanderbilt University. Refreshments will be served at each event.   Sessions for Graduate and Professional students will be:             Monday,...

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Paying Uncle Sam: Understanding Taxes for Stipends, Grants, & Fellowships

Jan. 9, 2017—Graduate School Career Development, our partner of the BRET Office of Career Development, is hosting this very helpful session.  So you have a fellowship that doesn’t take out any federal tax. Do you have to pay it during tax season? What about the other funding that is taxed? What tax credits and deductions should you...

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Life Science Tennessee podcast episode features BRET Office of Career Development team

Jan. 5, 2017—New episode of Life_Science.FM is now available for download! Interested in how one Tennessee university connects graduate students and post docs to industry experiences? Kathy Gould and Ashley Brady of Vanderbilt University talked to Life Science Tennessee about the nuts and bolts of Vanderbilt's BRET office and how they're encouraging students to look beyond academia....

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How to Use the BRET Office of Career Development Blog

Nov. 21, 2016—The BRET Office of Career Development blog can really pack a punch! There is MUCH more to the blog than just the first page. We use it as a repository for career information and professional development opportunities, and you can essentially use it as a gateway page to learn about any career path. See below...

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