The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship program grants you the freedom to conduct your own research at any accredited U.S. institution, $12k education allowance +$34k stipend annually, and opportunities for international research and professional development. Two information sessions are available: 4/3 at noon and 4/4 at 5:30 p.m. in Cathedral of Learning, Floor 35.
Kerry Boehner, a recruiter for pharma and biotech at KOB Solutions Inc., will present tips on how to better network and interview for jobs in industry. This event is part of the Postdoc Career Club Series hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association (UPPDA). Pizza and soft drinks will be served. 4/18, 6-8 p.m., 1105AB Scaife Hall.
Need a refresher on campus-wide professional development resources available to graduate students? Enjoy a lunch-and-learn panel discussion about new and existing opportunities to advance your career development. Then, head over to 308 Bellefield Hall to get a professional headshot. 4/4, noon-2 p.m., O'Hara Student Center.
Within the University, there are an increasing number of doctoral degree holders employed as administrators. In this panel, hosted by the Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD), administrators will describe their individual PhD-administrator career journeys and discuss the landscape of academic administrator careers. 4/9, 3-5 p.m., S100A Starzl Biomedical Science Tower.
Come out to this panel and lunch hosted by the Graduate and Professional Student Government to learn about some resources and opporuntities that are available to grad and professional students. Afterwards, head over to 308 Bellefield Hall to get a professional headshot. Visit https://tinyurl.com/y3ezaozq to register and learn more about the event!
Date: Thu, April 4, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: O'Hara Student Cen...
Students, postdocs, and alumni are encouraged to register for the GCC virtual career fair. This one-day event provides a unique opportunity to connect with employers representing a range of career fields, all seeking advanced-degree candidates. Employers include Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, The Henry M. Jackson Foundation, and more!
Join Michael Fischer, Pitt Public Health alum and Manager of IDFS Design Analytics to learn more about Highmark Health, the types of analytics roles available, care models currently being worked on, and what Highmark can offer. Students are welcome to bring their resumes and stay to chat after the presentation (3/27, 11am-12pm, 1149PH).
On Tuesday, April 2, SPHERE will host Dr. Anita McElroy, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and Dr. Lee Harrison, Professor of Epidemiology and Infectious Disease and Microbiology at Pitt Public Health as they discuss how they applied public health skills and knowledge to real world experiences while working at the CDC. They will also answer student questions about their CDC projects and career path. (4/2, 1-2:30pm, 1149PH)
Join Beci Russell, Program Director for NHC Pittsburgh to learn more about taking a year for national service post-graduation via National Health Corps AmeriCorps. NHC Pittsburgh is committed to decreasing disparities in local healthcare delivery systems and promoting health (3/6, 12-1pm, 1154PH).
The Fourteenth Annual Postdoctoral Data & Dine Symposium is a scientific poster session and networking dinner for University of Pittsburgh postdoctoral associates and scholars to present their research to colleagues, faculty, and administrators. This year's event will take place on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the University Club from 5-9pm. More details to follow.