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UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN CAREER DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
University of Michigan Medical School
Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies,
Career & Professional Development April Faculty Corner
Transitions as Successes: Cross-Discipline and Trans-Continental
With Dr. J.K. Nandakumar
Thursday, April 26th, 2018
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Medical Sciences Building 2
Rooms 2813 / 2817
We proudly present Dr. Jayakrishnan (JK) Nandakumar for our April Faculty Corner.
Dr. Nandakumar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. After completing his B.Sc. and M.Sc in India, he earned his Ph.D. from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute, Cornell University. He joined Dr. Tom Cech’s lab at the University of Colorado Boulder for his postdoctoral studies. Dr. Nandakumar’s lab uses biochemistry, structural biology, and cell biology to study telomeres and telomerase. Join us as Dr. Nandakumar shares his story from international trainee to tenure-track professor and all the transitions along the way. Our trainee moderator will be Allie Bouza, an F31 fellowship awarded graduate student in Dr. Lori Isom's lab in the Department of Pharmacology. Coffee and bagels will be provided.
OFFICE OF GRADATE AND POSTDOCTORAL STUDIES
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TEAM
- Career Exploration
- Skills and Strengths Finder Tools
- Navigating and/or Identifying Resources on and off Campus
- Writing CVs and Resumes
- Writing Cover Letters
- Developing LinkedIn profiles
- Mock Interviews
- Informational Interviews
- Networking Tools
- Science Communication
- Balancing Lab Work with Professional Development - Time Management
- Building a Portfolio of Professional Skills
- Transferrable Skills Knowledge and Assessment
- Experiential Learning (Certificate and Dual Degree Programs)
This is not a compete list!
For more information, contact
EXTERNAL CAREER RESOURCES
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
Federation of America Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
Association of Biochemistry Educators (ABE)
CAREER DEVELOPMENT TOOLS
Biotech Career Exploration Program
Biotech Career Exploration is a structured program to educate, train, and provide career exposure to many aspects of biotechnology outside of the traditional academic tenure-track faculty position.
Throughout the program, trainees will engage in a series of workshops, seminars, and panel discussions to explore career options and prepare for an experiential learning opportunity with an on-campus unit, small business startup, large corporation, non-profit organization, governmental agency, law firm, or any additional non-academic entity.
Deadline to submit an application is February 19, 2018. Space is limited !!!
Click HERE for more information
Click HERE to apply
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American Association for the Advancement of Science
Individual Development Plan
Explore your career possibilities and set goals to follow the path that fits you best.
Complete the Individual Development Plan sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science – AAAS.