Thursday September 13 (9 am – 4 pm) - URBEST Retreat and Career Workshop
This year’s URBEST Retreat and Career Workshop will be held in Adolph Auditorium (1-7619) and Center for Experiential Learning (2-7536/2-7544). You do not have to attend the full day of activities if you are not able to. You can register for components. Presenters will be Randy Ribaudo, Co-founder SciPhD; Jon Baker, J. Craig Venter Institute Fellow; Claire McCarthy, Science Writing Fellow at National Cancer Institute; Katie Smolnycki, Program Manager of Business Development at Fred Hutchinson; Virginia Glazer, Assistant Professor of Biology at Niagara University; Corey Hoffman, ORISE Fellow at US Department of Health & Human Services; Derek Crowe, Instructor for Scientific Communication and Visual Design; and Steve Dewhurst, Vice Dean of Research. A registration link will be made available mid-August.
URBEST Enrollment Will Officially Open November 1 - 15
All biomedical and health sciences PhD graduate students and postdoctoral affiliates (SMD and River Campus) are eligible to participate in University of Rochester's BEST Program. URBEST trainees will be selected twice a year, and enrollment happens every year in November and in April. One benefit of being an officially enrolled URBEST trainees is that URBEST can help provide support to you when applying for and undertaking an internship. A registration link will be made available at the beginning of November.