December 6 and 8: The SciPhD Workshop Series

This series is for those who are interested in industry or academia and provides all fellows with the foundation to select an exciting career path, a strategy to pursue that path, and a means to become successful. Human Workflows, LLC, has offered the SciPhD content to over 120 institutions over the past 8–10 years, preparing thousands of academic scientists to successfully transition to professional careers.

Registration information was circulated via email. Please contact Ms. Veronica Harker (veronica.harker@nih.gov) to obtain the link.

Wednesday, December 6, 10 AM–Noon & 1–3 PM 

The Business of Science: Landing Your First Job
Building 45 (Natcher), Balcony A
Registration required

This workshop will help you plan for your next positions on several levels. We will help prepare you for finding jobs and analyzing job ads such that you can determine your skill matches and qualifications.

Friday, December 8, 10 AM–Noon & 1–4 PM 

The Essentials of Managing a Team and Running a Project Successfully
Building 45 (Natcher), Balcony A
Registration required

You will gain an understanding of the critical skills necessary for managing and working in teams and meeting goals and deadlines within a budget.


Monday, December 18, 1–3 PM

How to Write a Resume: Inside Tips You Need to Hear From a STEM-Education Hiring Manager
Josh Henkin, PhD, Career Coach and STEM Hiring Manager
Natcher, Room E1/E2
Registration required*

What does a hiring manager look for in a resume? What is the best way for you to communicate your technical and transferable skills to a mixed audience in a manner that conveys you have what it takes to do the job?

This workshop will provide tips and best practices for creating an effective resume that will help you get noticed by employers.

*Registration information was distributed via email. Please contact Ms. Veronica Harker (veronica.harker@nih.gov) to obtain the registration link.


Tuesday, December 19, 1–2 PM

General Overview of Career Opportunities for Biomedical Scientists
Lauren Celano, CEO and co-founder of Propel Careers
Registration Required*

This comprehensive seminar is appropriate for NIH trainees at all levels and will provide an overview of career opportunities for graduate trained students with emphasis on the various skills, aptitudes, competencies, and personalities that thrive in sectors including academia, industry, government and non-profit. For each sector, the following will be explored:

  • Research and non-research career paths
  • The importance of transferable skills and how to highlight these for specific roles
  • Advice on networking to identify career opportunities
  • Ways to utilize informational interviewing
  • Tips to effectively tailor resumes and cover letters

*Registration information was distributed via email. Please contact Ms. Veronica Harker (veronica.harker@nih.gov) for the registration link.


Ongoing Events Around Campus

NIH-Wide Office of Intramural Training and Education Events
For more information and registration, please visit Upcoming OITE Events.

NIH Library Training and Events
For more information and registration, please visit the NIH Library Calendar.