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 VIDEOCASTS OF OITE EVENTS

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2013 Summer Lectures

An Exceptionally Exciting Time for Biomedical Research, a Summer Lecture by Francis Collins, MD/PhD, Director of the NIH (6/16/2013).  Dr. Collins discusses twenty-first century science and his own collaborative work on progeria, the premature aging disease.  Be certain to watch until the end for a special treat.Icon NEW

The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction: What We Know, a Summer Lecture by Nora Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (7/11/2013) Icon NEW

New Videocasts from the 2012 NIH Graduate & Professional School Fair

MD/PhD: Is It Right for Me?

Applying to the NIH Postbac Program

Interviewing Basics

 

COMMUNICATION

Improving Spoken English  (6/5/2009)

Written Communication Skills (NIH only)  (10/17/2008)

Scientific Writing from the Reader's Perspective (NIH only) (6/7/2008 and 6/8/2008)
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Day 2

Creating and Presenting Dynamic Posters (7/11/2013) Icon NEW

Talking Science: Designing and Delivering Successful Oral Presentations (1/11/2013)

Communicating Science: Tools for Scientists and Engineers (12/15/2009)

Using LinkedIn Effectively: Seventh in the "How to" Series (4/30/2012)

Can We Talk? How Gender and Culture Affect Who Gets Heard, Who Gets Ahead, and What Gets Done at Work(Deborah Tannen  (NIH only) (4/19/2012)

SCIENCE SKILLS

Successfully Publishing a Scientific Paper (3/16/2009)

Mentoring Training Seminar: Summer Interns Are Coming: Are You Ready? (4/28/2010)

Double workshop: Tips for Mentoring a Summer Intern and Leading a Journal Club (5/1/2012)

GRANTS AND gRANT wRITING

Grant Writing 101 (1/18/2013)

Introduction to Grant Writing I: Demystifying the NIH Grant Review Process (6/29/2010)

Introduction to Grant Writing II: Strategies for Writing Effective Training and Research Plans (7/14/2010)

K99/R00 Grants (1/31/2012)

Job Search Series

This comprehensive series of four workshops was originally presented to Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians at the NIH in 2011.  Read more detailed descriptions of the workshops and download the slides.

#1: Planning for Career Satisfaction & Success - Defining the Process

#2: CVs and ResumesL Essential Job Search Documents

#3: Expanding Your Career Networks

#4: Interviewing Skills

JOB SEARCH

CVs and Resumes: Essential Job Search Documents (9/1/2009)

Networking! Networking! Networking! (4/9/2008)

Interviewing Etiquette and Skills (4/9/2008)

Getting the Most Out of a Job Fair (9/6/2007)

Career Counseling Workshop: Planning for Career Satisfaction and Success (6/12/2007)

Finding a Postdoc  (3/17/2009)

Using LinkedIn Effectively: Seventh in the "How to" Series (4/30/2012)

INDUSTRY CAREERS

Top 10 List: Things Scientists Ask about Finding an Industry Job (11/28/2012)

Industry Careers Overview and Job Packages (1/24/2013)

An Overview of Careers in Industry for PhD Scientists (10/5/2009)

The Industry Job Search: Navigating the Application Process (12/7/2009)

Resumes and Cover Letters for Industry (11/18/2008)

Industry: Interviews (3/4/2013)

Business Etiquette (NIH only) (3/25/2009)

Making the Transition to Industry (4/6/2010)

ACADEMIC CAREERS

Academic Job Search Overview (9/14/2009)

Academic Job Interviews (11/2/2009)

How to Give an Effective Job Talk (6/30/2008)

Evaluating Positions and Negotiating Job Offers (2010) (1/14/2010)

Transitioning Successfully from Postdoc to Faculty (Making the Move to Academia; 3/16/10)

See also the videocasts from a March 2010 two-day NIGMS Workshop for Postdocs Transitioning to Independent Positions

NON-BENCH CAREERS

Non-bench Careers for Scientists at NIH (11/16/2009)

Careers in Biodefense (NIH Only) (3/13/2012)

Orientation

ORIENTATION for New NIH Postbacs: Getting What You Came For! (9/9/2008)

CAREER EXPLORATION

Exploring Careers (11/20/2008)

The "How to" series:
Careers in Science Education and Outreach: A "How to" Workshop (11/23/10)
Careers in Regulatory Affairs: Second in the "How to" Series (11/23/10)
Careers in Tech Transfer: Third in the "How to " Series (2/16/11)
Careers in Science Policy: Fourth in the "How to" Series (2/16/11)
Careers in Global Health: Fifth in the "How to" Series (4/13/11)
Careers in Science Writing: Sixth in the "How to Series" (4/30/2012)
Using LinkedIn Effectively: Seventh in the "How to" Series (4/30/2012)
Careers in Grants Management: Eighth in the "How to" Series (6/5/12)
Careers in the Federal Government: Ninth in the "How to" Series (7/18/12)

Careers in Technology Transfer (6/17/2013) Icon NEW

Careers in Epidemiology and Behavioral Sciences (May 14, 2013) Icon NEW

Careers in Government (March 11, 2013)

Careers in Industry (February 11, 2013)

Careers in Science Editing (October 16, 2012)

Psychology: From Admissions to Career Opportunities (10/24/11)

Public Health from Admissions to Career Opportunities (7/8/2010)

Careers in Science Policy (11/13/2008)

Science Policy: Shaping the Role of Science in Society (10/9/2007)

Especially for Postbacs

General

Interviewing Basics (7/20/2012)

Applying to the NIH Postbac Program (7/20/2012)

 

GETTING TO PROFESSIONAL (MEDICAL/DENTAL) SCHOOL

Applying to Medical School: Assessing Your Application (6/25/2013) an overview of everything you need to know to get into medical school. Icon NEW

Interviewing for Professional School (9/21/2009)

Advice from the Trenches: Getting to Professional School (6/30/2009)

MD/PhD: Is It for You? (7/20/2012)

Applying to Medical School (1/18/2011)

Writing Personal Statements for Professional School (3-29-12; NOTE that you may need to click on "CC" to make the closed captioning visible.)

Preparing for the MCAT (12/7/2010)

Medical School Application Schedule for Admission in August 2015 (handout)

GETTING TO GRADUATE SCHOOL

Everything You Need to Know to Get into Graduate School (6/18/1013) Icon NEW

Getting to Graduate School (from the 2010 Graduate & Professional School Fair) (7/8/2010)

Preparing for the GRE - featuring the NEW computer-based GRE (9/5/2012)

Choosing and Applying to Graduate School (9/23/2010)

Writing Personal Statements for Graduate School (10/5/2010)

Interviewing for Graduate School (12/13/2010)

Writing a Research Proposal (for your dissertation)

LECTURES

The Big Picture: Thoughts on the Future of Science (1/13/2009)

2008 Career Symposium Keynote: Dr. Peter Fiske (4/9/2008)

NIH Academy Short Course, Part I, (9/18/2012) The NIH Academy Short Course provides a fundamental understanding of the definition and measurement of health disparities as well as the causes and determinants of these disparities. 

Special Event

2010 Community College Day

NIH Academy Videocasts on Health Disparities