Events and News
2019 Chicago Women in STEM Symposium
Friday, March 8th
11:00 am-5:30 pm
Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital
An Unconventional Career Path: From Microbiology Professor to Distillery Founder with Ian Glomski, PhD, former Microbiology Professor at the University of Virginia and founder of Vitae Spirits Distillery
Thursday, March 14th-Friday, March 15th
Social networking with Ian and an opportunity to sample some of his creations on Friday, March 15th from 3:00-4:00 pm (no limit to attendees, but you MUST preregister to attend. Click to sign-up. Please bring your postdoc ID. BSD Postdocs only)
How to Be Competitive for the Industry Job Market with Lauren Celano, Propel Careers
Friday, March 29th
1:30-2:30: Lunch with Lauren
This seminar will discuss ways that you can become a better candidate for a position in industry while completing your Ph.D. or postdoctoral training. Lauren will focus on research and non‐research positions such as consulting, business development, writing, and medical affairs. This seminar will cover how to incorporate collaborative research into Ph.D. work, how to learn hard and soft skills valued by industry, and various ways to gain management and leadership skills. Importantly, this seminar will discuss how both Ph.D.’s and postdocs already possess many skills valued by industry, and ways to discuss and highlight these skills.
PDA Seminars: Winter Quarter 2019
(All seminars are held in BSLC 008 on Fridays unless otherwise noted
January 11th 12:00-1 pm – Informational Lunch About Careers in Science Entrepreneurship
January 18th 3:30-4:30 pm – Stress Management and Mental Health Resources
January 25th 4:00-5:00 pm – Leadership Skills Workshop: Giving Constructive Feedback
February 1st 3:30-5:00 pm – Ethics Seminar for Postdocs
February 8th 1:00-2:00 pm – Managing Impostor Syndrome
February 15th 4:00-5:00 pm – Grants for International Postdocs
February 20th 12:30-1:30 pm – Tax Seminar for Postdocs
March 1st 4:00-5:00 pm – Field Application Scientist Career Panel
March 8th Chicago Women in STEM Symposium
March 15th 4:00-5:00 pm in BSLC 001– An Unvconventional Career Path: From Microbiology Professor to Distillery Founder
March 22nd No Seminar
March 29th 4:00-5:00 pm – Special Seminar: How to Be Competitive for the Industry Job Market with Lauren Celano from Propel Careers
Full Scholarship Opportunity to attend the HHMI Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching at UC San Diego June 17-21
The BSD PDA has partnered with the Chicago Center for Teaching (CCT) to offer a full scholarship opportunity to attend the HHMI Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching June 17-21, 2019 at the University of California, San Diego. The Summer Institutes on Scientific...
The BSD PDA Seminar Committee is pleased to announce the Winter Quarter Seminar Series! All seminars take place in BSLC 008 on Friday unless otherwise noted. January 11th 12:00-1 pm – Informational Lunch About Careers in Science Entrepreneurship Join BSD Postdoc Alum...
Mark your calendar for our next social networking event for postdocs: a Happy New Year International Celebration, hosted in partnership with UC Global, on Tuesday, January 15th from 4-6 pm in the GCIS 3rd Floor Atrium. Come join us for food, beverages, desserts, games...