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Friday, May 10, 2019 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
12th Annual NIH Career Symposium

 Cornell's BEST Program will fund 6 slots for participants to attend together from Ithaca free of cost. Please contact Oriana Teran, BEST organizer, with expressions of interest by April 26. More details will be sent to you. The event is free and open to all PhDs and postdocs.

The Annual NIH Career Symposium highlights the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers.  Whether you are a new graduate student, postdoc, or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options or a senior student/fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium is for you.

The Symposium includes panels and workshops with over 75 speakers. There are typically 12-16 Panel sessions covering a spectrum of careers including: academics, industry, government, patents/tech transfer, policy, and communications.  The end of the day finishes with Skill Blitzes: Twenty-minute sessions to help you gather the tools and resources critical for your job search. The goal is to give you skills you can use immediately to act upon the information that you learned in the Symposium.

Any postdoc, clinical fellow or PhD-level graduate student can join, regardless if you are part of the NIH intramural program or not. This NIH event is free to attend (participants are responsible for their own travel expenses) so even if you are not selected by Cornell BEST to be reimbursed for travel, you may still register and attend.

Please note: This is NOT a job fair; it is a place for you to gain information about your next step in your career.  There are NO recruiting tables.

While the NIH Career Symposium is planned for intramural trainees, we welcome graduate students and postdocs from outside of the NIH Intramural Research Program to attend.

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This event is recommended for: Graduate Students and Postdocs/Fellows.

Natcher Conference Center
Building 45
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