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ASPIRE Module Spring 2019: EQ + IQ = Career Success

Nov. 16, 2018—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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October schedule for The Psychology of Peak Performance: A workshop series for all Graduate & Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Sep. 25, 2017—The Psychology of Peak Performance A workshop series for all Graduate & Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars Offered by the Psychological and Counseling Center, in conjunction with the Graduate School.   Facilitator: David Sacks, PhD, HSP Time/Day: Wednesdays Noon-1:00 P.M. Location: Alumni Hall Room 010, Conference Room October Schedule: 10/4      Effective Goal Setting 10/11    No Session...

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ASPIRE Module: EQ + IQ = Career Success, Fall 2017

Aug. 7, 2017—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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Biophysical Society’s career webinar:Career Planning & Job Searching for Entrepreneurial-focused Science Professionals, May 25

May. 8, 2017—Career Planning & Job Searching for Entrepreneurial-focused Science Professionals Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 2:00 PM Eastern Time This webinar will address how entrepreneurial-focused scientists can design a plan that will incorporate their career goals with their interests, passions, and skills. Register today to learn about the basics of launching your own company, developing your brand, and...

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ASPIRE Module: EQ + IQ = Career Success, Spring 2017

Dec. 14, 2016—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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Yes, you can attend that career event, says the U.S. government

Jan. 9, 2015—Graduate students and postdocs: You now have official permission from the U.S. government to attend that career event.  That’s the message of a recent policy clarification from the Council on Financial Assistance Reform, which was created in 2011 by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The clarification states that graduate students and postdocs...

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ASPIRE to Plan

Aug. 15, 2014—ASPIRE to Plan will empower biomedical sciences PhD students and postdoctoral fellows to make effective career decisions and identify specific training opportunities related to their career goals. It consists of four interactive seminars emphasizing self-assessment, career options for scientists, and career planning. ASPIRE to Plan will highlight Vanderbilt resources available to aid PhD students and postdocs in their career...

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NIH Strategic Plan for Biomedical and Behavioral Training

Jul. 1, 2014—In 2011, The National Institute for General Medical Sciences published their Strategic Plan for Biomedical and Behavioral Research Training. A sampling of action items: Strongly encourage the use of individual development plans (IDPs) on all NIGMS-sponsored training and research awards. Require that all postdoctoral positions supported by NIGMS funds have IDPs that include a well-considered end-of-training target. Promote the importance of...

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ASPIRE to Connect: Building Professional Relationships

Feb. 17, 2014—ASPIRE to Connect: Building Professional RelationshipsTuesday, March 181:00-5:30pm, Student Life Center Gain practical tips and learn techniques to meet new people and cultivate authentic professional connections. ***REGISTER TODAY!*** You will learn:• Strategies and etiquette for professional communication• How to confidently describe yourself and what you do• Ways to network effectively at professional conferences• The power...

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How to Create a Plan for RCR Education for Your NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award

Jan. 15, 2014—Friday, Jan 17, 2014 How to Create a Plan for RCR Education for Your NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award(Elizabeth Heitman) SummaryRCR CREDIT AVAILABLE. This presentation will explore the criteria of and recommendations for creating a Responsible Conduct of Research education plan for an NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award application. The weekly CRC Research-Skills...

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