Career and Leadership Skills for Success in Science and Engineering
This program offers workshops and seminars on a variety of topics to help prepare graduate students and postdocs for the diversity of career goals they hold.
Fall 2015 Series
Pizza and beverages will be provided for each lunch-time session unless noted. To be sure the speaker has the full time allotted, please arrive a little before the start time to get settled with your lunch.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015, noon - 1 PM
Singh Building, Room 221
"Careers in the Federal Government Beyond the Bench"
Stephanie A. Morris, PhD
Program Director, OCNR, NCI/NIH
Scientists flock to federal agencies for research funding opportunities. They are also increasingly looking towards these same agencies for careers. In this session Dr. Stephanie Morris, a program director in the Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research at the National Cancer Institute/NIH, will describe her transition from research scientist to science administration in the federal government, and will provide an overview of such topics as job search resources, informational interviews, and relevant fellowship programs. She will also more generally discuss careers in government that are both at and away from the bench.