Monday, December 8, 2014
Fifty exceptional students and early career scientists (MS, PhD, postdoc) will be selected for this unique opportunity to interact with PepsiCo's R&D leadership, learn about their efforts to develop products rooted in science-based nutrition, and get an exclusive glimpse of how science has shaped their careers.
Monday, September 22, 2014 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Dan Beaudry
Interested in hearing how H-1B sponsorship happens from the inside? Dan Beaudry, former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com, shares the potent job search system used by many international students and postdocs to find U.S. employment.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Speaker: Melanie Sinche (Harvard University)
Have you ever wondered whether the skills you built during your graduate and postdoc training would be useful outside of the library or lab? Then join the Minority Graduate Student Network and Science Alliance at "But I have No Skills."
Thursday, October 9, 2014 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Jaime S. Rubin
The ability to write research grants is now more important than ever. Therefore, graduate students and postdocs should be practicing grant writing skills early in their careers by applying for fellowships. Moreover, concise and persuasive writing skills are not only vital for a career in academia, but are essential for all career opportunities.
October 21 - December 13, 2014
Course Instructors: Larry Petcovic (Human Workflows), Randall Ribaudo (Human Workflows)
Enhance your communication, leadership, and teambuilding skills that all employers value by taking From Scientist to CSO, one of the most popular courses offered at the New York Academy of Sciences.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Instructors: Jane Bliss Birk, Matthias Birk
In this weekend workshop you will learn critical skills and tools to cultivate more fulfilling and productive working relationships.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Barbara Elsden, Vice President of Human Resources, Pfizer), Kelly Mack (AAC&U), Sandra Kazahn Masur (Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
Join the New York Chapter of AWiS and Science Alliance as we discuss the policy initiatives that have been put in place to provide support for gender balance in STEM fields.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Moderators: Florian Jehle (Catenion), Jan-Philipp Kruse (Catenion)
This course gives professionals from inside and outside the pharmaceutical industry—including students and postdocs—a much better understanding of how the R&D and business development and licensing processes operate.
June 4 - August 25, 2014
Take the online course "Scientists Teaching Science" and learn about active vs. passive learning, creating course objectives and test items, and finding ways to improve your teaching and assessment techniques for students of all ages.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Science Alliance and several universities are partnering with NewYorkBio to host the Student & Post Doc Career Symposium at the New York Bio Annual Conference.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Panel Speakers: Kimberly Douglass (University of Tennessee), Christine Hendon (Columbia University), Richard Torres (Regeneron)
Panel Moderator: Joel D. Oppenheim (The Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at New York University School of Medicine)
Join us to celebrate the Minority Graduate Students Network’s partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences. MGSN and the Academy will pool resources to prepare underrepresented minority students and scientists for sustainable STEM careers.
Thursday, April 24, 2014 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speakers: Parker Emerson (Yale University), Joann Halpern (German Center for Research and Innovation), Terrie Taylor (Michigan State University)
A new and exciting event that will provide an introduction to communicating and networking with scientists and professionals from different cultures.
Monday, April 7, 2014 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speakers: Vincent Racaniello (Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University Medical Center), David Randle (American Museum of Natural History)
This workshop is designed to provide science educators with an introduction to the plethora of online teaching platforms and tools that they can use to enhance student learning.
Interested in starting your own company? Listen to Dr. Joshua Spodek discusses his exciting path from a PhD in physics to a career as entrepreneur.
Interested in working in science and international policy? Dr. Dana Perkins discusses her extensive career in government and provides advice on how you can transition from the bench and into the exciting world of policy.
Interested in promoting the next generation of researchers through innovative education initiatives? Dr. Oscar Pineda-Catalan, Manager of the American Museum of Natural History's Science Research Mentoring Program, discusses the importance of engaging youth in science education and how to develop skills to be an effective educator and mentor that can help young professionals to develop alternative careers in science.
Are you interested in informal science programs? Do you want to help create a larger science community? Dr. Jeanne Garbarino, Director of Science Outreach at The Rockefeller University, explains how her interest in science communication—via blogging, social media and research programs—has helped her reach new audiences.
Dream of independence and your own company? Human Workflows and SciPhD co-founder Randy Ribaudo discusses the rewards and challenges of entrepreneurship, and how scientists can apply their problem-solving skills—and improve their communication skills—to successfully start and run a business.
Interested in the business of science or how research programs get designed, funded, and managed? Hear Mike Holland discuss how he went from imaging aluminum uptake in soybean roots to overseeing multi-billion dollar federal research programs.
Interested in translating your science critical thinking skills to the market? Listen to Caroline Corner describe how she left the lab bench to break into the finance industry as an equity research analyst and consultant.
Want to learn more about consulting? Hear Jeremy Buzzard, a PhD in molecular and cellular biology, talk about his career in management consulting as a partner at McKinsey & Co.
Not ready to leave the bench after grad school? Find out how training in an industry lab versus an academic lab compares from Justin Hall, currently a postdoctoral fellow at Pfizer.
Intrigued by the forensic scientists on shows like CSI? Find out what the job's really like from criminalist Craig O'Connor, who joined the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in NYC after earning a PhD in genetics.
If you're thinking about a career in academia, find out how Rachel O'Neill transitioned from her postdoc to a faculty position, as well as the benefits and challenges of this path.
Hear Laura Malisheski discuss how she transitioned from her postdoc in neuroscience to advising others on their career paths.
If working with scientists to patent their inventions sounds appealing, hear Ryan Murphey talk about how you can get into intellectual property law with a PhD.
For those with a passion for communicating science: Beth Schachter details her journey as an assistant professor who left the bench to pursue a career in science communications.
If teaching is your calling, tune in to Ellen Cohn, an immunologist, talk about her transition into teaching middle school science.
Want to be a journal editor? Listen to Brooke Grindlinger discuss her path from being a PhD in microbiology to an editor at the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Interested in publishing? Hear Jennifer Henry discuss how she went from studying plant molecular biology to being a publishing manager at Nature.
Speakers: Vincent Racaniello (Columbia University Medical Center) and David Randle (American Museum of Natural History)
This eBriefing provides an introduction to teaching science online, with an overview of online teaching platforms and strategies for designing courses and engaging, assessing, and retaining students.
Speaker: Laurie Leshin (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Laurie Leshin, Dean of the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and former NASA executive, related her career in science and technology, discussed career development and the future of STEM, and provided updates from the Mars Curiosity rover mission.
Speaker: Suzanne B. Seltzer (Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer LLP)
This eBriefing looks at the specific issues faced by post-docs and young scientists seeking to work in and immigrate to the United States. It discuss both the non-immigrant and green card options available under current law.
Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
This Annals volume presents three meeting reports: (1) Probiotics, Prebiotics, and the Host Microbiome: the Science of Translation; (2) Capacity Building in Nutrition Science: Revisiting the Curricula for Medical Professionals; and (3) Circadian Clocks, Brain Function, and Development.
Speaker: Jeanne Garbarino (The Rockefeller University)
This eBriefing looks at how crowdfunding is being used for scientific research and explores whether it could become a more substantial source of funding.
September 9, 2009
In an age when first impressions are made through Google, how can you ensure that your online profile will help you get where you want to be? Two communications experts offer useful advice.
June 3, 2009
A scientist who made the transition from an academic lab to a pharmaceutical company explains the different roles of scientists in industry and what type of person thrives there.
May 2, 2009
Two experts in science communication shared their insights on making the most of professional conferences, from networking to poster design.