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Career Symposium

Fellows' Career Development

Career Symposium

Fellows' Career Development

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The annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium (formerly the NIEHS Biomedical Career Fair), is one of the largest assemblies of biomedical organizations and young scientists in Research Triangle Park, NC. Targeting postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, the Career Symposium provides young scientists with an opportunity to explore a myriad of career options and create a contact network as they plan for their future careers in the biomedical sciences. The symposium features up to 10 workshops targeting needed professional skills in addition to a range of career panels, featuring a wide variety of career path options available to PhD-holders. The event also features up to 100 CV/resume review sessions, along with time for networking with company representatives in the afternoon.

2020 Article

Tammy Collins
Before becoming director of OFCD, Collins chaired the NIEHS Trainees' Assembly, which helped her learn about the needs of early-career scientists.
(Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)

NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium attracts national audience

The 23rd Annual NIEHS Biomedical Career Symposium drew more than 370 people from around the country July 24.

The [event] aims to provide trainees and early-career scientists with an opportunity to explore various career options in the biomedical sciences and create a network as they plan for their future, said Tammy Collins, Ph.D., director of the institute's Office of Fellows' Career Development (OFCD).

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