Interested in finding peers exploring the same career paths as you are? Want to learn more about career options, other than your current interest? How about starting your professional network right now? It all starts here, with GPS-STEM Career Cohorts.
GPS-STEM trainee-led clubs that focus on specific career tracks identified by a group of like-minded individuals. Meet peers, network with colleagues, and find specially tailored activities created by and for each of our Career Cohorts!
To learn more, click on any of the links (active) below & show your interest in joining 1 ore more clubs by filling out the enrollment form: GPS-STEM Career Cohorts Enrollment
GPS-STEM Career Cohorts:
Business & Consulting for STEM Scientists Club (BCSS): We aim to introduce trainees (graduate students & postdocs) to business and consulting careers by creating an environment focused on consulting career opportunities, case interviews, application preparation, and networking opportunities with the professionals in the field.(Join LinkedIn group). (Launching on March 11, 2020, check out our webpage to learn more)
Science Communication Careers Club: This group will foster the intellectual and professional development of aspiring science writers and communicators at all levels of graduate and postdoctoral training. Our goal is to provide club members with career exposure, writing experience, and training opportunities in science writing (freelance) and communication (media e.g TED talks, research pitch). If you are interested in being part of it, please enroll here
Academic & Research Intensive Careers Club: The mission of the club is to prepare students and post-doctoral fellows for a career as a principal investigator in a research-intensive environment by developing the skill set required to be competitive in the current job market. Activities include, panel discussions with research professors, understanding the art of managing a lab etc. Coming Soon!!! If you are interested in being part of it, please enroll here
Industry Research Careers Club: This club will help prepare trainees looking for research positions in an industry setting. The club will bring industry researchers as speakers, panelists, prepare tailored resume, go for industry R&D site visits. Coming Soon!!! If you are interested in being part of it, please enroll here
Public Policy Prep (P3) program members club: This program was founded with support from Burroughs Welcome Fund (BWF) to increase knowledge of & experience with public policy processes, increase knowledge of & experience with advocacy related to science policy & develop the ability of students, postdocs, faculty & staff to communicate effectively with members in the policy arena. Our mission is to promote the role of science in public policy and to expand public access to, and awareness of, scientific innovation. Interested in joining? Please enroll here
Medical Science Liaison (MSL) & Field Application Scientist (FAS) Careers Club: The MSL & FAS have specific roles within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, CRO and other health-care industries. This club is committed to providing education, career development and advocacy opportunities to trainees interested in the MSL & FAS profession. Coming Soon!!! If you are interested in being part of it, please enroll here
Science Educators Club: The club welcomes graduate students and post-docs interested in science education, administration, and science outreach. Our focus is to develop job application materials, career exposure, and to build skills/experience relevant to teaching-intensive careers. Coming Soon!!! If you are interested in being part of it, please enroll here
Art in Science Club: This group focuses on bringing arts to science and/or taking science to art - Scientific Art. Whether you are interested in expressing your science in art form, create scientific images or if you have a story to tell via your experimental images (Immunofluorescence, IHC staining, Electron Micrographs, data patterns without plotted graphs), this group is for you. The group will showcase creativity of scientists in an art form. Interested in getting involved, please enroll here.
Higher Education (non-research & teaching) Careers Club: This club will help trainees who are interested in non-research and non-teaching positions in academia e.g Training grant director, Career & Professional development director, Core facility specialist (EM, FACS & other technical roles). Coming soon!!! Interested in getting involved, please enroll here.