Upcoming TIBBS sponsored events
Here you’ll find a list of upcoming TIBBS career awareness and professional development activities designed specifically for UNC PhD students. For a general list of upcoming campus-wide events go to the Calendar section of the site.
Thurs./April 4th at 5:30 pm in Bondurant G030: WinS/GWIS Equality for Women in Science Discussion
Women in science often face unique challenges throughout their career. Many of these issues have been front-page news in the past year. Please join us for a lively discussion of three articles. To register: http://tinyurl.com/a5chps6
Fri./April 5th at noon on the MBRB Lawn: Graduate Student Appreciation Week Social
In celebration of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, join us for a delicious ice cream sundae social! We’ll have a variety of ice cream flavors and loads of toppings! UNC faculty members will be dishing out ice cream to show their appreciation for all of your hard work. No registration is necessary, but please bring your One Card to participate.
Wednesday, April 10th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Courtyard Marriott, Chapel Hill: 4th Annual Postdoc Boot Camp
Are you less than two years from graduation? Are you starting to think about where to do your postdoc? Are you in the middle of your postdoc search? Wherever you are in the process, the 4th annual TIBBS Postdoc Boot Camp will put you on the path to success. You’ll learn the following:
- How to plan strategically for a postdoc that will get you on the right path to your preferred career.
- How to best apply for advertised and unadvertised positions.
- How to effectively navigate your postdoc so you finish on your own chosen timeline.
Registration for this event is limited to 45 graduate students. To register: http://tinyurl.com/cns8qmx
Thurs./April 18 at noon in Bondurant 2035: Career Networking Lunch with Dr. Amy Rawls
Interested in science editing? Join us for a Career Networking Lunch with Amy Rawls, PhD, Head of Recruitment and Talent Development at American Journal Experts. Amy will discuss career paths in science writing and editing, share ways that graduate students can prepare now for these career opportunities, and answer any other questions that participants have. To register: http://tinyurl.com/cb8nw9o
Thurs./April 18 from 8:50 am to 3:45 pm in the Koury Oral Health Sciences Building: 2013 Translational Medicine Symposium
This symposium will showcase the translational research that is being conducted by UNC graduate, post-doc, medical, dental, public health, and undergraduate students. The symposium is co-sponsored by the HHMI-funded Program in Translational Medicine (PITM) and the NCI-funded Cancer Cell Biology Training Program (CCBTP). We will have distinguished researchers from UNC and other institutions speaking about their translational research. Registrants are encouraged to present a poster, regardless of the nature or success of their research project. Once registered, a confirmation email will be sent along with information about abstract submission. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com. To register: http://tinyurl.com/transmed2013
It’s time for our Summer Series on Pedagogy! Students, postdocs, faculty, and staff who attend the first workshop and at least 5 of the remaining sessions will receive a certificate of completion. UNC graduate student certificate earners will receive a book. Click here for the official flyer. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/azxnaq8 Session 1 | Kickoff Workshop …read more
The 2013 TIBBS Career Blitz is coming up on February 27, 2013 from 3 – 5:30 in the Genetic Medicine Building. Read the career profiles posted below to learn about the visiting scientists and their careers. To view an event schedule and building map, click here. Register here: http://tinyurl.com/amdeth2 If you have any questions about …read more
Download the official event flyer! All sessions will be held in Bioinformatics 1131. UNC graduate students who attend at least 4 sessions will receive a certificate of completion and a copy of the book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business. Read on for the details: Session 1 …read more
Here’s a summary of the 2012 NIEHS Biomedical Career Fair.
The 2012 TIBBS Career Blitz took place on January 25, 2012 from 3-6 pm in Bondurant Hall. Read the career profiles linked below to learn about the visiting scientists and their careers. Go to http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/2012/3/spotlight-unc-career/index.htm for a write up on the event. If you have any questions about the Career Blitz, please contact Erin Hopper …read more
The career profiles linked below will help you get to know the scientists who participated in the 2011 Career Blitz. Career Profiles of Visiting Scientists Science Education and Outreach, Dr. Christine Adamczyk, Executive Director of the Duke Center for Science Education Medical Writer, Dr. Katherine DeBruin, President at Kodiak Consulting Group Biotech Research, Dr. Suraj …read more
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