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BCLA 3rd Annual Bioscience Talent Connection (Career Fair)

When: February 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: USC Main Campus, Andrus Gerontology Center, 3715 McClintock Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA

Are you a life science professional in academia, industry, or a student interested in learning about career paths in the biotech field and/or looking for local opportunities? Join us at our 3rd Annual Bioscience Talent Continue Reading

International Education Week (IEW)

When: November 17, 2017 @ 5:34 pm – 6:34 pm

Dear Colleagues, We hope you can join us for one or more of the following professional and personal development opportunities this week for International Education Week (IEW). Opportunities include: Intercultural Communication Training (PLEASE RSVP) Mon, Continue Reading

Burkle Center International Career Panel 11/16/17

When: November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: UCLA Bunche Hall Room 10383

ABOUT THE PANEL Come and learn about international career paths and opportunities, hear expert advice about how to best apply for jobs, hear how professionals in international careers were able to succeed, and network with Continue Reading

CIRTL: Teaching Inclusively 12/5/17

When: December 5, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Practice navigating difficult classroom discussions around issues of inclusion and diversity. Cap: 40. Registration closes 12/1 at 12PM Central Time. Click here to register! Continue Reading

UCLA Ventures: Fostering Entrepreneurship both On and Off-Campus 12/1/17

When: December 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Where: 10889 Wilshire Blvd #820, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

Space is limited. RSVP is recommended. Thank you! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/39734275287 SPEAKER BIO Brandon Eicher (’07) serves as the Director of UCLA Ventures, a community-built venture portfolio that supports UCLA and its entrepreneurial ecosystem. Since he returned Continue Reading

Postdoc to CEO: Lessons to Paddling in the Shark Tank 11/15/17

When: November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: LA BioMed Campus CDCRC Conference Room, 1124 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90502, USA

Andrew Gray is a scienst with a passion for founding startups. During his postdoctoral fellowship he co-founded and served as CEO at a company that developed nanoparticle drug delivery systems. Recently Dr. Gray announced his Continue Reading

Humanists@Work Graduate Career Workshop 11/13/17

When: November 13, 2017 all-day
Where: Riverside Art Museum

UCHRI will host our fall graduate career workshop at the Riverside Art Museum in Riverside, CA. Join us to delve into the practical and theoretical aspects of graduate student professionalization in the humanities. Workshop Sessions Continue Reading

Biotech in Los Angeles: One Scientist’s Journey from Bench to Business 10/10/17

When: October 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: USC Main Campius Irani Hall (RRI) 101 1050 Childs Way, Los Angeles

Speaker: Tanya Petrossian, PhD CEO, EndoCyclic Therapeutics EIR for Mayor Garcetti Principal, Building blocks Advisory Group Tanya Petrossian was recently named Entrepreneur in Residence for Mayor Garcetti’s Office, announced her biotech startup, EndoCyclic Therapeutics, and Continue Reading

The Data Incubator

When: January 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows Continue Reading

UndocuGrad Dinner 10/5/2017

When: October 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Ackerman Bruin Reception room

We invite you to join us in welcoming back out new and returning students. This is a great opportunity to connect with undocumented-allies, resources, and peers. Have tons of fun, win prizes, and create great Continue Reading

Opportunities in Singapore 10/22/17

When: October 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: 930 Hilgard avenue, Los Angeles, Ca 90024

The National University of Singapore invites final year PhD Students and Postdoctoral Fellows to attend a networking session on opportunities in Singapore. Spots are limited. To RSVP email research@nus.edu.sg by October 12, 2017. Organized by Continue Reading

Topics in STEMinism: Drop-In Event Series Part 2 10/11/17

When: October 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Online

Preparing for and Navigating the Job Market How can women navigate job markets in various STEM disciplines? What barriers and challenges are they likely to face? And how can institutions, departments, and hiring committees support Continue Reading

ICCA – AIBS Team Science Workshop – October 2017

When: October 27, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Team science is increasingly common in 21st century biological, life, and environmental sciences. Collaboration is no longer limited to sharing ideas with the biologist in the lab next door. The questions confronting science often require Continue Reading

AMA 2: Peter Fiske, Technology Entrepreneur 10/11/17

When: October 11, 2017 – October 13, 2017 all-day
Where: online

Peter Fiske (Ph.D., Geochemistry and Materials Science, 1993) is a seasoned executive with over two decades of experience founding startups and commercializing new technologies. He also wrote the science careers classic, “Put Your Science to Continue Reading

#NationalNanoDay 10/09/17

When: October 9, 2017 all-day
Where: California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium

Description: #NationalNanoDay is October 9th and was established to help raise awareness of nanotechnology across the country. On this day, we have planned a series of panels, talks and fun activities for students in our Continue Reading

Exploring Careers in Entrepreneurship in Technology 10/09/17

When: October 9, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Where: California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium

Description: Learn about PhD-level careers from UCLA alumni and professionals currently working in Entreprenuership in Technology. Attendees will learn about panelists’ own career trajectory, advice on how to transition from graduate school or postdoctoral training Continue Reading

ImaginePhD 2: Creating an Action Plan 11/30/17

When: November 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Bunche Hall 6275

Description: This is the second session, in a two part series. During this interactive session, graduate students and postdocs will discuss career paths of interest, identifying development opportunities and resources to best plan for the Continue Reading

ImaginePhD 1:Exploring Career Paths 11/16/17

When: November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Bunche Hall 6275

Description: This session is designed to introduce career paths and opportunities for graduate students and postdocs in the humanities and social sciences through self-assessment of skills, interests, and values. Join Annie Maxfield, Design & Development Continue Reading

Scholars @ Work: Careers in Research 11/07/17

When: November 7, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Royce Hall 306

Description: A career in research offers a chance to continue to study the topics that drew you to graduate school and can offer great professional and personal satisfaction. Learn about PhD-level careers from UCLA alumni Continue Reading

Managing the Dual Job Search 10/19/17

When: October 19, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Young Research Library (YRL) Main Conference Room

Description: Increasingly, students are pursuing careers outside of academia while applying for academic jobs. This hands-on workshop will help participants understand the differing requirements of both kinds of job searches and help them identify the Continue Reading

North Campus Resume Polishing 10/10/17

When: October 10, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Young Research Library (YRL) West Classroom 23167

Description: In this hands-on workshop, graduate students and postdocs from the social sciences, humanities, arts, and education will work together to refine their resumes for job applications, internship applications, and career fairs. Participants will evaluate Continue Reading

Leveraging your Strengths in the Job Market with Gallup 10/24/17

When: October 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium

Description: Aligning your words and actions to stand out in the job market begins with utilizing your strengths in your current role as a graduate student or postdoctoral scholar. During this session with Gallup Workplace Continue Reading

Internship Search for Graduate Students and Postdocs 11/01/17

When: November 1, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Career Center 200

Description: This workshop is designed specifically for advanced degree students and postdocs interested in gaining more experience in industry, government, or nonprofits. Attendees will explore industry-specific resources and learn how to prepare for recruitment cycles Continue Reading

Effective Cover Letter and Tailored Resume 11/08/17

When: November 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: Career Center 200

Description: Learn how to write a compelling cover letter that can articulate your fit for a position and lead to interviews. We’ll cover the formatting and structure of an effective cover letter, strategies to successfully Continue Reading

Persuasive Interviewing 10/26/17

When: October 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Career Center 200

Description: Excelling in interview settings is a skill that requires thought, practice, and confidence. During this interactive workshop, attendees will practice and refine their interviewing skills by learning persuasive techniques that enhance their storytelling abilities Continue Reading

Networking: Building Professional Relationships 10/16/17

When: October 16, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Career Center 200

Description: Overcome any reservations you may have about professional networking, in live situations or via online platforms such as LinkedIn. Learn tools and resources to find and approach new network contacts, how to request and Continue Reading

STEM Resume Polishing 10/10/17

When: October 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: Gonda 2303

Description: In this hands-on workshop, graduate students and postdocs from STEM disciplines will work together to refine their resumes for job applications, internship applications, career fairs and resume books. Participants will evaluate and revise resumes Continue Reading

Resume 101 10/09/17

When: October 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Career Center 200

Description: In this hands-on workshop, graduate students and postdocs will explore the function of a resume and its major components, as well as how to reframe their work as graduate students into tangible skills employers Continue Reading

Exploring Careers in Tech Transfer 11/16/17

When: November 16, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium

Description: Learn about PhD-level careers from UCLA alumni and professionals currently working in the field of Tech Transfer. Attendees will learn about panelists’ own career trajectory, advice on how to transition from graduate school or Continue Reading

Online Event: Writing Your Federal Resume 09/28/17

When: September 28, 2017 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

  Interested in a job with the Federal Government? Description: Join the Writing Your Federal Resume virtual (online) free presentation. This presentation explains each section of the job opportunity announcement (JOA) in an effort to Continue Reading

CCST SCIENCE FELLOWS INFO SESSION WEBINAR 09/20/17

When: September 20, 2017 @ 8:56 pm – 9:56 pm

DESCRIPTION: Are you a scientist or engineer seeking career training in the public policy realm? Want to gain real-world experience working with leaders in the California state government? Then join us on September 28th to Continue Reading

Online Event: Women in STEM Careers Panel

When: October 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In the third of four events on women in STEM (Series: Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM, we will hear from women in STEM at various stages of their careers.   Continue Reading

Online Event: The Status of Women Scientists

When: October 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In the first of four events on women in STEM (Series: Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM), we will define and characterize the participation of women in STEM. We will assess Continue Reading

Online Event: All-Network Teaching-as-Research Presentations

When: November 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Teaching-as-Research involves taking a deliberate and systematic approach to investigating, reflecting on, and improving one’s own teaching (see: https://www.cirtl.net/p/core-ideas-teaching-as-research). In this event, graduate students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network will share the results Continue Reading

Online Workshop: Teaching Inclusively

When: December 5, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

As student demographics become more diverse, incidents of race and racism, privilege and power regularly impact undergraduates on our campuses. Without training, knowing how to address these inequities effectively can be uncomfortable and challenging. This Continue Reading

Online Workshop: Diversity Statement Workshop

When: October 23, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

This Diversity Statement workshop introduces the diversity statement as a job material of increasing request by academic institutions across the United States. Just as new scholars benefit from assistance in the development of CVs, cover Continue Reading

Online Course: Teaching with Technology

When: October 2, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Where: Online

This course is directed toward STEM graduate students and postdoctoral fellows wishing to enhance their understanding of instructional options that rely on educational technologies that go beyond the use of chalk or whiteboards. Instructors have Continue Reading

Online Course: Teaching-as-Research

When: October 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Online

Teaching-as-Research involves taking a deliberate and systematic approach to investigating, reflecting on, and improving one’s own teaching (see: https://www.cirtl.net/p/core-ideas-teaching-as-research). A Teaching-as-Research project follows an inquiry cycle: formulating a question about student learning; defining measures of Continue Reading

Online Course: Diversity in the College Classroom

When: October 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Where: Online

The purpose of this course is to explore what is known and theorized about the ways that diversity affects learning and, in turn, help educators develop practical classroom strategies that address diversity. We will examine Continue Reading

FirstFridays: Secrets of Startup Success 8/4/2017

When: August 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Where: 10889 Wilshire Blvd #820, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

  UCLA TDG is pleased to announce our next FirstFridays coffee and bagels networking event! TOPIC: “Secrets of Startup Success” SPEAKER: Kevin DeBré – Stubbs Alderton & Continue Reading

Careers in Imaging & Visualization Panel

When: July 7, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Where: CNSI Auditorium

Careers in Imaging & Visualization for Graduate Students & Postdocs REGISTRATION REQUIRED: https://careersinimaging17.eventbrite.com Friday, July 7th | CNSI Auditorium | 8:30am – 10:30am Learn about PhD-level careers from UCLA alumni and professionals currently working in Continue Reading

STEM Institute 6/22/2017

When: June 22, 2017 – June 23, 2017 all-day
Where: Moore Hall, UCLA

Funded partially by the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, this two-day workshop will feature the latest findings on best practices in postsecondary STEM education. We have specifically tailored the workshop to address Continue Reading

CIRP Data Institute 6/21/2017

When: June 21, 2017 – June 23, 2017 all-day
Where: Moore Hall, UCLA

In this intensive, hands-on, three-day program you will learn how to design, analyze, and report your own study using CIRP data. You will also learn about the latest research findings on relevant issues ranging from Continue Reading

Social Network Analysis Institute 6/22/2017

When: June 22, 2017 – June 23, 2017 all-day
Where: Moore Hall, UCLA

The Social Network Analysis (SNA) Institute offers participants the opportunity to learn key network concepts (e.g., centrality, extensity, and power) and to conduct sophisticated network analyses with software that is freely available to the public. Continue Reading

Community College Faculty Institute 6/21/2017

When: May 21, 2017 – May 23, 2017 all-day
Where: Moore Hall, UCLA

Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching Diverse Community College Students Community colleges are wonderfully complex institutions where terms take on a different meaning than they do in the four-year context. Diversity, for example, goes beyond the traditional Continue Reading

Pathways to Commercialization: How UCLA Startups Found Success 6/8/17

When: June 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA, 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Pathways to Commercialization is hosted by the UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG), and sponsored by Orrick. The event will center around a panel discussion of UCLA faculty startups that have reached some level of success Continue Reading

Entrepreneurship Summit 2017: The Conscious Entrepreneur 6/3/17

When: June 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Where: California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Keynote Speaker: Isha Datar, CEO, New Harvest Panel Discussion: “Harvesting Capital in LA” with top professionals from the LA entrepreneurial ecosystem Breakout Sessions: Legal support, finance, business strategies and more Idea Blitz! Innovation competition A Continue Reading

AAUW Work Smart: Salary Negotiation for UCLA Doctoral Students and Postdoctoral Scholars 5/25/17

When: May 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Career center Room 200, Second Floor

Association for the Advancement of University Women (AAUW) Work Smart Salary Negotiation for UCLA Doctoral Students and Postdoctoral Scholars Space is limited. Registration Required: https://aauwworksmart17doctoralpostdoc.eventbrite.com   Work Smart teaches participants objective research and benchmarking skills Continue Reading

AAUW Work Smart: Salary Negotiation for UCLA Master’s Students 5/25/17

When: May 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Career center Room 200, Second Floor

Association for the Advancement of University Women (AAUW) Work Smart Salary Negotiation for UCLA Master’s Students Space is limited. Registration Required: https://aauwworksmart17masters.eventbrite.com Work Smart teaches participants objective research and benchmarking skills to use when Continue Reading

Master of Applied Statistics Program Mixer 5/18/17

When: May 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, 425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Come learn about the new MAS program at UCLA and mingle without current students, faculty, and staff, and find out how our graduate students can help with your data science challenges. If you would like Continue Reading

SoCalBio Company Screening Meeting at UCLA 5/15/17

When: May 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: UCLA CNSI Auditorium , 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

This meeting is one of numerous company screening sessions organized by the Southern California Biomedical Council (SoCalBio) in preparation for the 19th Annual SoCalBio Conference to be held on September 29, 2017 at the Continue Reading

Idea Blitz! competition : Biotech Connection 5/15/17

When: May 15, 2017 all-day
Where: Online Submission , 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Don’t miss your chance to participate in the Idea Blitz! competition, taking place at the BCLA 3rd annual Entrepreneurship Summit on June 3rd at the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA! There will be multiple Continue Reading

BEC Seminar Series: “Putting Your Best Foot Forward” 5/11/17

When: May 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: USC HSC Broad CIRM Center, room 101, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA

Speaker: Rohit Shukla (CEO, Larta Institute) This session will focus on developing a strategy to communicate a compelling “value proposition”, and how to make it resonate with each type of audience: potential partners, investors, and Continue Reading

Graduate Student Leadership Dinner 5/9/2017

When: May 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Where: Pauley Pavillion, Club Room

Spring 2017 Graduate Student Leadership Dinner! Tuesday May 9, 5:30pm Pauley Pavillion Club Room. Who: For all current leaders, future leaders, or active members of graduate student groups and organizations at UCLA. What: Enjoy a Continue Reading

UCLA Career Development Conference 5/4/17

When: May 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Ackerman Grand Ballroom (3rd floor)

For Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars. Registration in Mandatory. How to build your career without losing your mind Eric Barker, MBA, MFA Meet with more than 100+ advanced degree alumni & employers in a Continue Reading

EndNote for the Social Sciences and Humanities 4/26/17

When: April 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: 280 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

This hands-on session offers an overview of EndNote, a citation management software program, which helps researchers manage and organize their references and automatically create and format citations and bibliographies. Taught by Gabriella Gray, librarian, Chaarles Continue Reading

Statistical Software Workshop: Stata Data Management 5/8/17

When: May 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Visualization Portal, Math Sciences 5628

This workshop covers Stata commands and methods for common data management tasks, such as identifying data errors, identifying duplicated data, specifying missing values, working with string variables, labeling variables, creating new variables, merging datasets, processing Continue Reading

Statistical Software Workshop: Introduction to Mplus 7.4 4/24/17

When: April 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Visualization Portal, Math Sciences 5628

Description: Mplus is a powerful statistical package used for the analysis of both observed and latent variables. Among the kinds of analysis it can perform are exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, latent class analysis, Continue Reading

Statistical Software Workshop: SAS Programming II 6/20/17

When: June 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am – June 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Where: CLICC Classroom C, third floor of the Powell Library Building

This workshop is for those who need to learn data manipulation techniques using SAS data and procedure steps to access, transform, and summarize SAS data sets. The course builds on the concepts that are presented Continue Reading

Self-Editing Strategies for Non-Native Speakers of English 4/21/17

When: April 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Where: Conference Room 4, Student Activities Center (basement level)

Alexandra Verini, English This workshop will provide concrete strategies and online tools to enable non-native speakers of English to make appropriate vocabulary choices and approach issues like article and preposition usage in their own writing Continue Reading

Expanding Your Audience: How to Publish Outside Academia 4/27/17

When: April 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Conference Room 4, Student Activities Center (basement level)

Eric Newman, English Alexandra Verini, English Where can your writing and research interests go beyond a field-specific journal article or academic conference presentation? Writing for non-academic publications offers graduate students the opportunity to flex their Continue Reading

Applying for the NIH Training Fellowship 6/9/17

When: June 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Conference Room 4, Student Activities Center (basement level)

Diane Goldenberg, NIH Fellowship Recipient, Graduate Writing Center, Consultant Alexander Sun, NIH Fellowship Recipient, Graduate Writing Center, Consultant This workshop will cover the basics of an NIH NRSA application including the application process and components. Continue Reading

Introduction to Grant Writing in the Nonprofit Sector 5/9/17

When: May 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Conference Room 4, Student Activities Center (basement level)

Will Clark, English, Former Nonprofit Grant Writer for foundation and state of California grants The grant writing workshop will cover best practices and strategies for securing funds in the nonprofit sector. Topics of discussion will Continue Reading

Writing the Fulbright U.S. Fellowship Application 5/11/17

When: May 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Where: Conference Room 4, Student Activities Center (basement level)

Jay Johnson, Fulbright Recipient, Graduate Writing Center Consultant Trisha Mazumder, Graduate Division Fellowship Services This workshop will cover strategies for writing the Fulbright U.S. fellowship application. We will discuss the structure and content of key Continue Reading

Expanding Your Audience: How to Publish Outside Academia 4/13/17

When: April 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Conference Room 4, Student Activities Center (basement level)

Eric Newman, English Alexandra Verini, English Where can your writing and research interests go beyond a field-specific journal article or academic conference presentation? Writing for non-academic publications offers graduate students the opportunity to flex their Continue Reading

Email Etiquette for the Job-Seeker 4/14/17

When: April 13, 2017 @ 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Conference Room 4, Student Activities Center (basement level)

Alexandra Verini, English As a graduate student, you will write many emails in the service of finding a job–emails that request informational interviews, set up interviews, and follow up on interviews. This workshop will break Continue Reading

East LA Biotech Mixer, Cal State LA 4/26/17

When: April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: University Club, Cal State LA

BCLA, Biocom and Cal State LA have come together to bring you another mixer in the East LA Biotech Corridor! Join us to learn more about the exciting developments and upcoming entrepreneurial training opportunities for Continue Reading

Entrepreneurship Summit and Idea Blitz! competition

When: May 15, 2017 all-day
Where: 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

The Entrepreneurship Summit, will be held on June 3rd at CNSI at UCLA. The theme of this year’s summit will be “The Conscious Entrepreneur”. Should you happen to have a biotech startup idea that you Continue Reading

AWIS Career Coaching with GQR 4/29

When: April 29, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: 631 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA

Dear AWIS Enthusiasts, Join AWIS for an afternoon of career coaching with GQR, an international executive search firm specializing in the Life Sciences, Energy & Engineering, Information Technology and Banking & Finance. GQR’s CEO, Steven Continue Reading

Mckinsey & Co Info Session 4/7/17

When: April 7, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Where: UCLA Career Center (Strathmore Building), Room 200

Presentation Agenda: Formal Presentation: 12:30 – 1:15 Group Q&A: 1:15 – 1:30 Reception: 1:30 – 1:45 To RSVP to the event, please click the below link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UCLASpring2018 Web Events: This March, we are hosting several Continue Reading

LEK Case Competition 4/10

When: April 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: UCLA Career Center

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients Continue Reading

Establishing & Building a Professional Network 4/26/17

When: April 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: Career Center (at Strathmore), 2nd Floor, Room 200 , 501 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

Overcome any reservations you may have about professional networking, in live situations. During this highly interactive session, attendees will learn a framework for in-person networking, build their confidence and know how to most effectively follow Continue Reading

Building a Career in Data Science with IBM 5/18/17

When: May 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: CNSI Auditorium , 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

In this talk, Prafulla Dawadi from IBM will talk about exciting opportunities and career paths for data scientists. He will discuss different skillsets that a data scientist can develop and learn to become successful. Based Continue Reading

Crafting Effective Cover Letters for Graduate Students & Postdocs 5/24/17

When: May 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Career Center (at Strathmore), 2nd Floor, Room 200 , 501 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

Learn how to write a compelling cover letter that can articulate your fit for a position and lead to interviews. We’ll cover the formatting and structure of an effective cover letter and strategies to successfully Continue Reading

Careers in Data Science 6/1/17

When: June 1, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Where: CNSI Auditorium, 570 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Learn about PhD-level careers from UCLA alumni and professionals currently working in Data Science. Gain insight on how to leverage your PhD in data science and strategies for applying to similar positions. Join us for Continue Reading

Scholars at Work: PhD Jobs in Consulting 6/1/17

When: June 1, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Young Research Library Presentation Room 11348

A career as a consultant offers intense challenges, unique opportunities, and the potential of great rewards. At this panel, learn how your PhD in the humanities or social sciences can help you get started in Continue Reading

PhD Careers in Think Tanks, STEM edition panel

When: April 3, 2017 – April 7, 2017 all-day

STEM PhDs can positively impact society by working in think tanks, non-academic research organizations that influence public policy around an important issue or cluster of issues. Think tanks hire PhDs to conduct and evaluate studies Continue Reading

UCLA Mobile Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching

When: July 24, 2017 – July 28, 2017 all-day

2017 UCLA Mobile Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching July 24-28, 2017 | University of California, Los Angeles The Summer Institute (SI) is a prestigious teaching development program that aims to improve college education in science, Continue Reading

Johns Hopkins Summer Teaching Institute 5/22/17

When: May 22, 2017 all-day

Johns Hopkins University, a CIRTL member, is hosting a three-day, in-person teaching institute for graduate students and postdocs to learn about and develop their own evidence-based STEM teaching skills. The institute is open to CIRTL Continue Reading

All Network TAR Presentations: TAR Capstone Series 4/17/17

When: April 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Present your completed TAR project and hear from others in this All-Network presentation session as dozens of TAR practitioners from across the nation share their teaching-as-research findings. Take this opportunity to showcase your accomplishments and Continue Reading

AAAS Live Chat on Science Communication

When: March 14, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Online Chat

AAAS Live Chat on Science Communication, this Wednesday, 1 p.m. EDT Join the next AAAS live chat this Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. EDT! Science communication experts will discuss why scientists should engage with the public, Continue Reading

Latinos in the Mathematical Sciences Conference 2018

When: March 8, 2018 – March 10, 2018 all-day
Where: UCLA Campus

On March 8-10, 2018, IPAM will host a conference showcasing the achievements of Latina/os in the mathematical sciences. The goal of the conference is to encourage Latina/os to pursue careers in the mathematical sciences, to Continue Reading

Learning-through-Diversity Workshop 4/12/17

When: April 12, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

This workshop will help participants craft their own strategies for fostering inclusive research and teaching environments. Participants will discuss case studies from common research and teaching scenarios that graduate students and postdocs are likely to Continue Reading

Brewin’ Talks: Elevator Edition 3/10/17

When: March 3, 2017 @ 11:52 pm – March 4, 2017 @ 12:52 am

Grad students! Brewin’ Talks is back with a special Grad Slam edition! Come join us for a biosciences-wide grad student-only evening of talks, food, and drinks. We are seeking presenters to give 3-minute talks, in Continue Reading

Gender Stereotypes in the Workplace 3/9/17

When: March 9, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Gonda Conference Room 1st Floor Conference room

The event Speaker will be Professor and Associate Dean Margret Shih of the UCLA Anderson School of Management. She will be speaking on how stereotypes are often activated automatically, and can influence perceptions and behaviors Continue Reading

Register for UCLA Grad Slam 2017! (Deadline 3/13)

When: March 1, 2017 – March 13, 2017 all-day
Where: online

What Is Grad Slam? A campus-wide competition for the best 3-minute research research presentations by graduate students. The competition aims to strengthen their presentation and networking skills, as well as their ability to distill down Continue Reading

STEM Workshop: Communicating Science 3/9/17

When: March 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: UCLA Career Center, room 200

Often, graduate students have a very deep and thorough understanding of their content area. But is that always an asset when it comes to teaching others? In this session, we’ll discuss how your Continue Reading

7th Annual Multi-University Alumni Career Fair!

When: March 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: USC University Park Campus

→ Is 2017 your year for a new career? → Looking to refresh your network? This career fair is open to all UCLA alumni with Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorates, as well as graduating seniors. Continue Reading

What Can You Be with a PhD? STEM Career Symposium 3/25/17

When: March 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Where: Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

The Postdoctoral Associations of UC San Diego, Salk, Sanford Burnham, and The Scripps Research Institute are pleased to present the Fourth Annual “What Can You Be with a PhD?” STEM Career Symposium on Saturday, March Continue Reading

PhD & Master’s Virtual Career Fair 2017 3/2/17

When: March 3, 2017 all-day
Where: online

Unique Online Recruiting Event! Hosted by the Graduate Career Consortium   Event Open to PhD & Master’s Students, Postdocs, & Alumni from Select Universities Nationwide To learn more and to register please click here. Continue Reading

STEM: Biotech Entrepreneurship Seminar Series 2/23/17

When: February 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC 1425 San Pablo Street Conference Room 1st Floor Los Angeles, CA 90033

BCLA as part of the Biotech Entrepreneurship Coalition brings you the Biotech Entrepreneurship Seminar Series at USC HSC. For our first seminar (Feb 23rd), we are hosting Dr. Steve Fiacco, President and CEO of EvoRX, Continue Reading

STEM: Bioscience Talent Connection 2/22/17

When: February 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: University of Southern California Ray R. Irani Hall Los Angeles, CA 90089-2910

Bioscience Talent Connection (Feb 22nd) at Ray R. Irani Hall, USC main campus is a full day event that will include career pathway discussions, company info-sessions and networking opportunities, providing an opportunity to connect with Continue Reading

STEM: Investor panel: New Opportunities for LA Biotech 2/16/17

When: February 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Nixon Peabody 300 South Grand Avenue, Suite 4100 Los Angeles, CA 90071

At the Investor panel: New Opportunities for LA Biotech (Feb 16th), join Biocom, the Office of Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti and BCLA for a panel discussion featuring seasoned investors who will share best Continue Reading

STEM PhD Careers in Conversation Q & A 2/6/17 – 2/10/17

When: February 6, 2017 – February 10, 2017 all-day
Where: STEM forum on the VPhD site (online)

STEM PhDs can make a positive impact on the planet by working in Conversation – the protection and preservation of biodiversity, the environment, and natural resources toward sustainable use for future generations. Versatile PhD will Continue Reading

CEILS Journal Club

When: January 27, 2017 @ 12:32 am – 1:32 am

Upcoming Journal Club presentations: January 27 | Gerardo Ramirez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology- Developmental and Laura Pittman, Graduate Student, will present on the topic of “Are Seductive Details in the classroom an Continue Reading

Pre-Fair Prep Days 1/17/17 & 1/24/17

When: January 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Career Center, second floor

For Undergraduate and Graduate Students Hire UCLA Edition Tuesday, January 17th 10 am- 3 pm Engineering & Tech Edition Tuesday, January 24th 10 am – 3 pm Polish your personal pitch and your resume in Continue Reading

STEM Master’s & PhD Networking Night 1/25/17

When: January 25, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: UCLA Career Center Room 200

Drinks and appetizers will be served courtesy of the Engineering Graduate Student Association. Connecting STEM Graduate Students with industry,this event is specifically designed to provide a unique setting for employers looking to hire advanced degree Continue Reading

CIRTL Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Course 2 (1/30/17)

When: January 30, 2017 all-day
Where: online

Course2:Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching This open, online course is designed to provide future faculty in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with effective teaching strategies and the research that supports them, as well Continue Reading

CIRTL Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

When: January 30, 2017 all-day
Where: online

Online component starts January 30th, 2017 Course1:An Introductionto Evidence-­basedUndergraduate STEM Teaching This open, online course is designed to provide future faculty in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with an introduction to effective teaching Continue Reading

PhDs in Biotech: Learning the Industry with Amgen 2/14/17

When: February 14, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: CNSI Auditorium

More info coming soon! Co-sponsored by: UCLA Career Center, Graduate Division, David Geffen School of Medicine Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, California NanoSystems Institute REGISTER: https://phdsinbiotech17.eventbrite.com Continue Reading

Networking 101: Building Professional Relationships 3/7/17

When: March 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Career Center Room 200

Overcome any reservations you may have about professional networking, in live situations or via online platforms such as LinkedIn. During this highly interactive session, attendees will learn a framework for in-person network, build their confidence Continue Reading

Persuasive Interviewing 2/3/17

When: February 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Career Center Room 200

Persuading someone that you are the right candidate for a job or internship is a skill that requires thought, practice and confidence. During this interactive workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to practice and refine Continue Reading

Writing Targeted Resumes 1/12/17

When: January 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Career Center, Room 200

  During this workshop, students will learn how to format and structure an effective resume, to articulate persuasive accomplishment statements that demonstrate their strengths and skills, and to tailor their resumes to the job or Continue Reading

Online Panel Discussion: Conversation (STEM) 2/6/16-2/10/16

When: February 6, 2017 – February 10, 2017 all-day
Where: Versatile Humanities and Social Sciences Forum

Versatile PhD will host a free web-based asynchronous panel discussion on Conversation, February 6-10. All panelists are PhDs from the STEM fields. Through these panel sessions, you can interact with panelists throughout the week on Continue Reading

Instructional Division Seminar 3/7/16

When: March 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Where: 2033 Young Hall

The Instructional Division is pleased and excited to announce the 2016-2017 Instructional Division Seminar Series. The Series will feature quarterly departmental visits and seminars by nationally-recognized scholars in chemical education. The Instructional Division hopes you Continue Reading

Instructional Division Seminar Series 5/16/16

When: May 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Where: 2033 Young Hall

The Instructional Division is pleased and excited to announce the 2016-2017 Instructional Division Seminar Series. The Series will feature quarterly departmental visits and seminars by nationally-recognized scholars in chemical education. The Instructional Division hopes you Continue Reading

CCST Policy Fellowship Information Session 12/1/16

When: December 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Career Center Room 200

Join us for an information session for the CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellowship program! This event will take place from 4 pm – 5 pm on Thursday, December 1st in Career Center, Room 200. Continue Reading

Science Policy Bootcamp & Policy Brief Challenge 12/1/16

When: December 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

During this one day intensive for PhDs and postdocs, science policy faculty and professionals will lead interactive skill development trainings and discussions to best prepare participants for work in science policy. Participants will leave this Continue Reading

BCLA’s Big Data Symposium 12/5/16

When: December 5, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: UCLA California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI)

What is Big Data and how does it impact you? How is Big Data revolutionizing biotech and healthcare? Join Biotech Connection Los Angeles for a half-day symposium that will raise awareness and educate on the Continue Reading

Developing Work-Life Resilience 11/29/16

When: November 29, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

This online workshop will provide training for students and postdocs to develop and sustain the support systems that will be required for them to establish their own work-life balance and successfully complete career transition milestones. Continue Reading

UCLA Entering Mentoring Training Program 11/21/16

When: November 21, 2016 all-day

Description:The UCLA Entering Mentoring Training (EMT) Program seeks to develop a mentoring ethos by providing leadership, mentorship and diversity sensitivity training to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. The next offering will be this Winter January Continue Reading

Careers in Science & Technology Publishing 11/17/16

When: November 17, 2016 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Where: CNSI Auditorium

  Learn about PhD-level careers from UCLA alumni and professionals currently working in Science and Technology Publishing. Gain insight on how to leverage your PhD in publishing and strategies for applying to similar positions. Join Continue Reading

Finding & Creating Internships 11/16/16

When: November 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: UCLA Career Center, Room 200

This workshop is designed specifically for advanced degree students and postdocs interested in gaining more experience in industry, government, or nonprofits. Attendees will explore industry-specific resources and learn how to prepare for recruitment cycles and Continue Reading

Build Career Stepping Stones During Your PhD 11/16/16

When: November 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Where: Boelter Penthouse 8500

Come learn how to get involved in fields outside of academia during your PhD studies. Our panel includes professionals in Science Communication, Industry, Technology transfer, Non-profit, and Education/Outreach. Co-Sponsors: AWiSE (Advancing Women in Science and Continue Reading

Imposters, Resilience & Doctoral Training 11/15/16

When: November 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: UCLA Career Center, Room 200, 501 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Resiliency is a key to building confidence, managing a graduate workload and successfully pursuing goals. During this interactive session graduate students and postdocs will have a space to discuss and learn about imposter fears and Continue Reading