2017 Postdoctoral Preparation Institute: Career Transitions Seminar
August 10 - 11 (Apply by July 9)
National Harbor, MD
The NIH and FASEB work together to host a Postdoctoral Preparation Institute with the goal of preparing postdocs for the transition to an independent position. The broad landscape of career opportunities includes areas such as science policy, science writing, intellectual property law and patents, industry, consulting and entrepreneurship, academic research/teaching, science education, nonprofit sector and government. Travel awards are available for up to $1,250. The deadline to register and apply for the travel award is July 9.
If you have any questions, contact Erin Heckler, Postdoctoral Affairs Administrator, or Cordelia Adams Smith, Program Manager, FASEB.
Internship in Science Outreach
Cambridge, MA Office
Do you think science should be a force for positive change instead of a political football? Are you excited about organizing and training energized young scientists to be better advocates? The Union of Concerned Scientists has an exciting position as an outreach intern in Cambridge, MA at the Center for Science and Democracy. This is a paid six month internship. Help us support early career scientists so they can speak up and learn to be effective scientist-advocates, contribute to policy, work with community, and to speak and act on their knowledge for the public good.
Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists
October 9 - 10
The American Institute of Biological Sciences is offering its popular Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists this fall. This is a comprehensive training program designed to meet the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior researchers and program administrators.
NIH BEST is looking for two new bloggers to write diary-style entries about the career development process to be published on the national NIH BEST website.
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