Events

Career Development CVRC Seminar Series:Interviewing & Negotiating for a Faculty Position

February 26, 2014 |
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
MR5 1005

The Career Development seminar series/course is designed to provide the information in your development as an independent researcher/faculty member that you never hear elsewhere. Over the series we will review a variety of topics designed to aid in a successful transition from being a trainee to a young independent scientist. This course is held on select Wednesdays at 11:00 AM in MR5 1005. For more information, contact Will Richardson (wjr2n@virginia.edu), Sam Fielden (swfielden@virginia.edu) or Steven Griffith (sdg5ka@virginia.edu).

GBS Career Panel & Reception

February 25, 2014 |
3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Claude Moore Medical Education Building Auditorium (MEB, Room 3110)

Are you struggling to decide which biomedical career path is best for you?  If you have chosen a career path already, do you want to know what it takes to get there?  Did you enjoy attending Dr. Mike Stadnisky's seminar in the Fall, i.e. hearing real advice from a BIMS alumnus?  If you answered YES to any of these questions, please join us for our annual GBS Career Panel & Reception!  This year's career panel will take place on Tuesday, February 25th from 3:30-6PM in the Claude Moore Medical Education Building Auditorium (MEB, Room 3110).

 

The event will consist of a 1.5-hour Q&A/discussion with several panelists representing the biomedical science career paths YOU were most interested in learning about, including biotechnology & entrepreneurship, medical microbiology/immunology & molecular diagnostics, science policy, government, clinical trials, academic research, consulting, and more!  Dr. Melissa Hurst, the Director of Graduate Career Development at UVA, will moderate the event.  Additionally, the panel Q&A will be followed by a 1-hour informal networking reception.

 

Many of the panelists featured are UVA BIMS alumni.  This is a wonderful opportunity to get your questions answered and learn how you can apply your PhD!  Please RSVP to secure a spot and refreshments using the following survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/F6K5PXB.  Do not miss out!

 

Ph.D. & Master's Virtual Career Fair

February 19, 2014 |
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Online

New Horizons Travel Grant Quarterly Submission Due Date

February 17, 2014 | 5:00 pm

The next due date for the submission of New Horizons Travel Grants is February 17, 2014.   Details found here: http://postdoc.virginia.edu/newhorizons

Career Development CVRC Seminar Series: How to Write a Grant

February 12, 2014 |
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
MR5 1005

The Career Development seminar series/course is designed to provide the information in your development as an independent researcher/faculty member that you never hear elsewhere. Over the series we will review a variety of topics designed to aid in a successful transition from being a trainee to a young independent scientist. This course is held on select Wednesdays at 11:00 AM in MR5 1005. For more information, contact Will Richardson (wjr2n@virginia.edu), Sam Fielden (swfielden@virginia.edu) or Steven Griffith (sdg5ka@virginia.edu).

Beyond the Academy Job Search Series:Behavioral Interviewing

January 31, 2014 |
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Newcomb Kaleidoscope Room

 

Part 3 of a 3 part workshop series focused on the Beyond Academy Job Search.

Objectives:

  • Participants will understand the principles of behavioral interviewing, a common interview technique used by companies outside of academia.
  • Participants will practice behavioral interviewing skills.

Snacks and Beverages will be served

Please register in advance

Career Development CVRC Seminar Series:Finding a Postdoc or Faculty Position

January 29, 2014 | 11:00 am
MR5 1005

The Career Development seminar series/course is designed to provide the information in your development as an independent researcher/faculty member that you never hear elsewhere. Over the series we will review a variety of topics designed to aid in a successful transition from being a trainee to a young independent scientist. This course is held on select Wednesdays at 11:00 AM in MR5 1005. For more information, contact Will Richardson (wjr2n@virginia.edu), Sam Fielden (swfielden@virginia.edu) or Steven Griffith (sdg5ka@virginia.edu).RC Seminar Series:

Beyond the Academy Job Search Series: Creating a Cover Letter

January 28, 2014 |
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Newcomb Commonwealth Room

Creating a Cover Letter

10:00am - 11:30am

Part 2 of a 3 part workshop series focused on the Beyond Academy Job Search.

Objectives:

  • Participants will learn how the key components of a non-academic cover letter.
  • Participants will learn how to tailor their cover letter to the job advertisement.

Please bring the following items to the workshop:

  • A hard copy draft of your cover letter (if you do not have a cover letter, please still feel free to attend)
  • A sample of a job advertisement that you would like to apply to
  • Pens/Highlighters

Snacks and Beverages will be served

Please register in advance

Beyond the Academy Job Search Series: Translating your CV into a Resume

January 27, 2014 |
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Newcomb South Meeting Room

Translating your CV into a Resume

3:00 - 4:30pm

Part 1 of a 3 part workshop series focused on the Beyond Academy Job Search.

Objectives:

  • Participants will learn how to identify important job duties and skills from the job advertisement in order to translate their CV into a resume.
  • Participants will recognize the differences between CVs and resumes from an employer's perspective.

Please bring the following items to the workshop:

  • A hard copy draft of your CV or resume (if you do not have these items, please feel free to still attend)
  • A sample of a job advertisement that you would like to apply to
  • Pens/Highlighters

Snacks and Beverages will be served

Please register in advance

 

Career Development CVRC Seminar Series: Presenting Scientific Information

January 15, 2014 | 11:00 am
MR5 1005

The Career Development seminar series/course is designed to provide the information in your development as an independent researcher/faculty member that you never hear elsewhere. Over the series we will review a variety of topics designed to aid in a successful transition from being a trainee to a young independent scientist. This course is held on select Wednesdays at 11:00 AM in MR5 1005. For more information, contact Will Richardson (wjr2n@virginia.edu), Sam Fielden (swfielden@virginia.edu) or Steven Griffith (sdg5ka@virginia.edu).

 

Charlottesville Data Science Meetup

January 14, 2014 |
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Newcomb Hall Gallery

The Data Science Institute at the University of Virginia will hold its first sponsored Meetup on Tuesday, January 14, from 6-9pm in the Newcomb Hall Gallery. The meeting will include representatives from local Charlottesville businesses interested in data science as well as faculty, students, and other professionals from UVA and Charlottesville with a deep interest in the field of data science and related technologies. Light refreshments will be provided. For questions, please contact Matt Gerber (msg8u@virginia.edu).

 

Biotechnology and Big Data

November 12, 2013 |
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Alumni Hall, Emmet Street

Join the University of Virgnia BTP  for a Biotechnology and Big Data Symposium

Symposium

 

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Internships and Careers in Industry

November 1, 2013 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Jordan Hall Room 114

 

Are you interested in a career in Industry?

Not sure where to start? Then join the Biotechnology Training Program and find out how to get from here to there!

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The Southeast/Mid-Atlantic Biomedical Engineering Career Conference

October 25, 2013 |
7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Washington, DC

SEMABECC 2013 – The Southeast/Mid-Atlantic Biomedical Engineering Career Conference is Friday, October 25th! 
The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) will be organizing and the University of Virginia will be co-sponsoring a one-day career conference at the Ronald Reagan Buildingin Downtown Washington, D.C. on Friday, October 25, 2013SEMABECC will provide the opportunity to:

  • learn about our industry trends and the NAE Grand Challenges concept from our keynote speakers
  • interview with companies for internships and jobs
  • network with BME students & faculty from other universities for recruiting possibilities
  • showcase your research/corporate internship projects at the poster session
  • discuss career topics with corporate and academic BME alums, and
  • learn where and what the jobs will be in the future!

We expect 400+ undergraduate, graduate students and alums from 20+ regional schools to attend. Check out the web site early and submit your poster!  Deadlines are coming due!

Contact Bobbe Nixon for more details at ran2x@virginia.edu . 
Contact Kate Kobza (klk2qb@virginia.edu ) or Renee Han (rsh3zb@virginia.edu ) for UVA student travel plans and information on how to register.

Register early to ensure a spot! This is your UVA BME Career Fair this year!

The Professional Speaking Voice

October 23, 2013 | 11:30 am
Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room

This interactive workshop will reveal the dynamics and energy of the speaking voice, the chief tool for communicating in professional settings.  Practical exercises that enhance vocal vibration and articulation will be introduced and practiced, revealing the power and persuasiveness of each participant's voice.  A light-hearted role play of the interview experience will help prepare students for networking, presenting at conferences, and entering the job market.

Register Today!

Personal Finance for Postdocs and Grad Students

October 8, 2013 | 5:00 pm
Clark Hall Room 107

Would you like to learn how to make the most out of your money/ stipend?

  • You will leave this workshop with smart and tangible tips for financial success.
  • This seminar will be presented by Ms. Karin Bonding, CFA and Faculty at the McIntire School of Commerce with the concentration in: Investment Analysis, Portfolio Management, Large Pension Funds, marketing of investment services.

Registration Link:

http://tinyurl.com/gradprofessionalseries2013

Pizza and Beverages Served

Chalk Talks with Wine and Cheese

September 18, 2013 | 5:00 pm
OpenGrounds

Please join us at OpenGrounds the evening of Wedensday, September 18 from 5:00 - 7:30 for an exciting evening of *SURPRISE* Postdoc Chalk Talks with wine and cheese!   Contestants interested in participating should email postdoc@virginia.edu no later than noon on the 18th with your name and the title of your talk.  At the event, we will choose 6 lucky winners from a drawing, who will then have the chance to win a free bottle of fancy wine for giving the best talk.  

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