The NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education is hosting a number of online activities for biomedical trainees the week of April 20. See details and register below!
Developing Feedback Resilience
Apr 20, 2020 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Being resilient around feedback is a critical skill to learn. Learn how your responses to feedback influence your ability to succeed in your career.
Industry Careers Overview and Job Packages
Apr 21, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
A key difference between industry and academia is that in industry you are expected to produce something of value to your company and the shareholders – this is the business side of science. A PhD scientist can assume numerous roles in an industry setting. This session will highlight these career opportunities and provide insight into how to position yourself (including building your resume and cover letters) to be competitive for these jobs.
Picking the Perfect Postdoc
Apr 22, 2020 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This session is for graduate students pondering postdocs (or postdocs considering an additional postdoc). We will talk about finding research groups, applying, and being successful as a postdoc.
Academic Job Search: Applying
Apr 23, 2020 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This session will address preparing early to be ready for faculty positions during the upcoming fall application cycle. We will also discuss the impact of the current emergency on the faculty hiring cycle. Topics covered in this session include: finding job opportunities, assessing your goals, and preparing your application packet.
Traditional Journal Publishing
Apr 24, 2020 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Traditional journal publishing: Instead of trying the spaghetti-sticking approach or impact factors, let’s talk about the best ways to identify a journal for your manuscript, and then how to navigate the submission process. We will look at several levels of journals and discuss pros/cons of each, along with the hidden importance of cover letters and how to appeal decisions you don’t agree with.