Webinars

The following ASBMB webinars are complimentary. Register by clicking the "Register now" button beside the webinar's name. If the button is not visible, then registration is not yet open for that particular webinar. Additional 2017 webinar dates and topics will be announced periodically. Recordings and slides from previous webinars are available below.


Webinar                                   Date                   Presenters   Description
Building your C.V. to get 'know'ticed
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June 14, 2017
1 p.m. ET
• Allyn Kaufmann, Ph.D.
 Section Head, Personal Healthcare R&D
 
The Procter & Gamble Company

Susi Varvayanis
 Senior Director, Cornell University
 
Audra Van Wart, Ph.D.
 Director of Education & Training, Virginia Tech

 

You need relevant experience to list on your C.V. or resume in order to land your first job after graduate school or postdoc. How you get this experience? What are hiring managers looking for in applicants? Join our experts to learn about strategically gaining experience, the inner workings of the hiring process and how to apply this knowledge to a job search. This webinar is presented in collaboration with the NIH's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program.

Job hunting: Interviewing for positions
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July 18, 2017
1 p.m. ET
• Bill Lindstaedt, Ph.D.
Asst. Vice Chancellor, UCSF
This webinar will help you improve your interview skills so you will be better prepared to land a scientist position in industry, although the strategies discussed will be relevant to other positions as well. The webinar will cover responding effectively to common and behavior-based questions and beginning and ending the interview professionally. This webinar is presented in collaboration with the NIH's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program.
Finding and accessing a mentor for career guidance Aug. 2017 Speakers/panelists are TBD Are you seeking a mentor who can offer career guidance but are unsure how to find and build a relationship with one? Our experts will discuss resources and strategies for finding a mentor and establishing and maintaining a positive relationship with him or her. This webinar is presented in collaboration with the National Research Mentoring Network.
Job hunting: Compensation negotiation
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Sept. 12, 2017
1 p.m. ET
• Bill Lindstaedt, Ph.D.
Asst. Vice Chancellor, UCSF
After you land a job offer for an industry scientist position, how do you know if the compensation package is competitive, and how do you ask for more? In this webinar, you will learn how to positively accomplish these tasks. Content will be relevant to other career paths, although the presenter will focus on industry scientist positions. This webinar is presented in collaboration with the NIH's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program.
Careers in industry June 14, 2016 Slides Are you interested in learning more about science careers in industry? Would you like to transition into an industry career but are unsure how to land a position? Industry experts covered these topics during this webinar, which was presented in collaboration with the NIH's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program.
Charting a course to career success July 20, 2016 Recording
Slides
What is an IDP, and how can you develop one that will optimize your career preparation? Considering your long-term career interests, how can you identify and address gaps in your skill set? This webinar covered these topics and more and was presented in collaboration with the NIH's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program.
Building professional relationships: 
pragmatic advice for the human scientist
Aug. 17, 2016 Recording
Slides
Whether you are early-career or an established member of your scientific community, developing and maintaining a network of professional contacts are helpful ways to grow your career. How do you cultivate new professional relationships? How should you professionally communicate with your network? Learn more through this webinar, which was presented in collaboration with the NIH's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program.
NSF MCB and CHE program webinar Feb. 7, 2017 Recording This ASBMB webinar was an hour-long discussion of federal agency funding opportunities with program directors from the National Science Foundation highlighting opportunities in the Divisions of Molecular and Cellular Biology  and Chemistry.
Becoming a faculty member at a primarily undergraduate institution March 14, 2017 Recording
Slides
Early-career and experienced PUI faculty members discussed this career path and how to prepare for it. Panelists also discussed how to create compelling application materials and tips for successfully interviewing for positions.
Research careers in industry April 6, 2017 Recording
Slides
Are you interested in learning more about science research careers in industry? Would you like to transition into an industry career but are unsure how to land a position? Join industry experts as they cover these topics and answer questions from the audience.
Careers beyond the bench in industry May 11, 2017 Recording Are you a research scientist interested in learning more about science careers beyond the bench in industry? Would you like to transition or transfer into a non-research industry position but are unsure how to do so? Join experts as they cover these topics and answer questions from the audience.
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