20th Annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium

Event Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:45am
EPA Campus Main Building (Building C), 109 TW Alexander Dr, RTP NC

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The annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium, now in its 20th year, is one of the largest assemblies of biomedical organizations and young scientists in NC. Targeting postdoctoral fellows and advanced graduate students, the Career Fair provides these young scientists an opportunity to explore a myriad of fields and create a network as they plan for their future careers in the biomedical sciences. Agenda includes an informal networking lunch, afternoon networking reception, and exhibitors from local organizations focused on biomedical research. The keynote speaker will be Paula Stephan, PhD, who will present,"How Economics Shapes the Early Career of Scientists." Registration is already at 75% capacity and closes April 19.

Workshops include:

  • Medical Writing and Scientific Writing

  • Science Outreach

  • Non-Profit Organizations

  • Scientific Review Officer / Grants Management

  • Contract Organizations (CDMO/CRO)

  • How to Avoid Self-Sabotage and Win at Salary Negotiations

  • Overview of the Industry Career Landscape

  • Starting Your Own Lab

  • A Practical Approach to Managing Conflict and Preparing for Difficult Conversations

 This event is sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Trainees Assembly. For more information, visithttp://tools.niehs.nih.gov/careerfair/