Career Development Programs

Be sure to arrive in Philadelphia early! We are offering numerous career programs on Saturday. Check back for more updates as we finalize our programs.

Saturday, December 6

9:00 am-10: 15 am Mentoring Keynote. Click here for more information.
10:30 am-12:00 pm Getting Into Graduate School. Click here for more information.
10:30 am-12:00 pm How to Be a Successful Graduate Student. Click here for more information.
10:30 am-2:30 pm Grant-Writing Seminar. There is a $35 fee to attend this workshop; you must preregister for this session during the registration process. Click here for more information.
12:30 pm-2:30 pm Graduate School Fair. Click here for more information.
1:00 pm-4:25 pm Subgroup J: The Future of Research: The Sustainability of the Scientific Endeavor. Click here for more information.
2:15 pm-3:15 pm Undergraduate Program. Click here for more information.
3:30 pm-5:30 pm Undergraduate and MAC Poster Presentations. Click here for more information.

Sunday, December 7

8:00 am-6:00 pm One-on-One Coaching Sessions for Delivering PowerPoint Presentations (with professional media training consultants) – there is a $50 fee to sign up; you must preregister for this session during the registration process. Click here for more information.
9:30 am-5:00 pm (Drop-in) Onsite CV Review in the Career Center. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
9:30 am-5:00 pm (Drop-in) Personalized Career Coaching in the Career Center. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
11:00 am-12:00 pm Science Discussion Tables. Networking opportunties with senior scientists. Click here for schedule of table leaders and topics.
11:00 am-12:00 pm International Funding and Training Opportunities. Click here for more information about these sessions.
2:00 pm Answers to Questions about Peer Review in the Career Center. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
3:00 pm-3:50 pm Science Discussion Tables. Networking opportunties with senior scientists. Click here for schedule of table leaders and topics.
3:00 pm-4:00 pm WICB Network Reception Goes International. Click here for more information.
3:00 pm-4:00 pm International Funding and Training Opportunities. Click here for more information about these sessions.
3:15 pm MD-PhD: Is It Right for Me Workshop in the Career Center. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.

Monday, December 8

Various Times (TBD) Career Chats with Industry Reps. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
8:00 am-6:00 pm One-on-One Coaching Sessions for Delivering PowerPoint Presentations (with professional media training consultants) – there is a $50 fee to sign up; you must preregister for this session during the registration process. Click here for more information.
9:30 am-5:00 pm (Drop-in) Onsite CV Review in the Career Center. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
9:30 am-5:00 pm (Drop-in) Personalized Career Coaching in the Career Center. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
10:00 am-11:00 am COMPASS Open Forum. Click here for more information.
10:30 am-12:00 pm Advocacy Toolbox: The Two-Minute Speech. Click here for more information.
10:45 am-12:00 pm Career Discussion and Mentoring Roundtables (Organized by WICB). Click here for more information.
11:00 am-12:00 pm Social Media for Scientists. Click here for more information.
11:00 am-12:00 pm International Funding and Training Opportunities. Click here for more information about these sessions.
1:00 pm Careers in the Life Sciences in the Career Center Theater. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
2:00 pm Not Networking 101—Building Relationships for Success in the Career Center Theater. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
3:00 pm-3:50 pm Science Discussion Tables. Networking opportunties with senior scientists. Click here for schedule of table leaders and topics.
3:00 pm-3:50 pm Science Career Panels. Click here for more information including topics and panelists.
3:00 pm-4:00 pm International Funding and Training Opportunities. Click here for more information about these sessions.
5:00 pm-8:00 pm Happy Hour. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.

Tuesday, December 9

Various Times (TBD) Career Chats with Industry Reps. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
8:00 am-6:00 pm One-on-One Coaching Sessions for Delivering PowerPoint Presentations (with professional media training consultants) – there is a $50 fee to sign up; you must preregister for this session during the registration process. Click here for more information.
9:30 am-4:30 pm (Drop-in) Onsite CV Review in the Career Center. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
9:30 am-4:30 pm (Drop-in) Personalized Career Coaching in the Career Center. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
10:45 am-12:00 pm WICB Awards and Mentoring Theater: Fair’s Fair: The Importance of Equitable Evaluation. Click here for more information.
11:00 am-12:00 pm Politicians Don’t Bite. Click here for more information.
11:00 am-12:00 pm LGBTQ Diversity Session. Click here for more information
1:00 pm How to Choose Your New Lab in the Career Center Theater. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
2:00 pm Smooth Transitions—Things Scientists Ask About Finding an Industry Job in the Career Center Theater. Click here for more information about events in our Career Center.
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