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9th annual nih career symposium:  may 6, 2016

Draft Agenda (Subject to change, updates 3/23/16)

TIME EVENT
7:30AM Registration
8:30AM Welcome and Top Tips to Use the Career Symposium for Career Success
9:00AM - 10:00AM

Session 1:
Research-Intensive Faculty Careers
Technology Transfer and Patent Careers
Careers in Science Administration
Career Options for Clinicians

10:00AM - 10:15AM
Break
10:15AM - 11:15AM

Session 2: 
Applying for an Academic Position
Industry: Careers in Small/Medium-Sized Companies
Careers in the Federal Government
Industry Careers in Regulatory Affairs

11:15AM - 11:30AM Break
11:30AM - 12:30PM

Session 3:
Success as a Faculty Member
Industry: Careers in Sales and Marketing
Science Education and Outreach Careers
Careers in Science Policy

12:30PM - 1:30PM
Lunch (on your own)
1:30PM - 2:30PM
Session 4: 
Teaching Intensive Faculty Careers
Careers in Consulting
Careers in Science Communication
Industry: Careers in Large-Sized Companies


2:30PM - 2:45PM
Break
2:45PM - 3:05PM

Session 5: Skill Blitzes
Demystifying USAJobs.gov
Interviewing Skills
Understanding the US Academic System (faculty careers)
Stress Management for Scientists
NIH Stadtman Faculty Searches

3:10PM - 3:30PM

Session 5: Skill Blitzes
Networking for Career Success
Top 10 Myths of Industry Careers
Finding a Postdoc
International Job Hunts

3:35PM - 4:15PM
Session 5: Skill Blitzes
Resumes and Cover Letters
Find a Career for You