Introverts Can Network, Too!

Alvin Jeffery, PhD, RN

Do you consider yourself an introvert? Do you get anxious thinking about how to meet new colleagues? Check out these tips shared from a fellow introvert...

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Spring Conference Season Essentials

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The weather is finally warming up, and we’re now into spring conference season. Go prepared with this grab-bag of tips and tricks from across the web.

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Early Career Researcher Travel Grants

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Are you less than five years out from your PhD, have you published in eLife, and could you use $1,000 to travel to a conference?

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It's National Science Meeting Time! Nine Protips on Meeting, Greeting and Getting It Done Like a Rockstar

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

  Congrats....you are off to that awesome annual meeting you adore where your science friends chat you up, cheer you on and buy you a beer. Here's some protips …

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Awesome stuff at Translational Science 2017

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Translational Science 2017 will happen in Washington, DC, on April 19-21. Why should you care? This meeting includes many sessions specifically geared to early career investigators, such as a mock study …

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Networking for People Who Hate Networking: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed, and the Underconnected

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If you’re like your correspondent, the very word “networking” sends a trickle of terror down your spine.  Even the thought of mingling at a conference fills you with dread.  …

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The Emerging Scientist Holiday Gift Guide

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Not sure what book to get for the academic in your life this holiday season? With the huge amount of literature available, it’s often hard to decide what material …

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Exercising Your Professional Brand at Conference Interviews

Rebecca Helton

At Vanderbilt, we've been doing a lot with professional branding lately.  What you wear, what you do, and how you speak, sit, and walk all say things about you and …

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I'm Dying a Slow Academic Death and Travel is the Likely Killer

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

I have been to 2 countries, 8 cities, 3 giant meetings, and given 17 talks in 4 months. And, no, I’m not looking for a job. I have two more cities in the next …

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Network and Hone Your Skills at the 2015 Translational Science Meeting

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This meeting brings together all of the disciplines involved in clinical and translational research for the shared benefits of networking and education. The meeting focuses on engagement opportunities with leaders …

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