Am I prepared for the next step in my scientific career? What skills do I need to work in academia or industry? What if I don’t want to do research? How do I get a job?
The Whole Scientist™ answers these questions and helps scientists like you prepare for the next step. Join us to expand your professional skills as you embark on a fulfilling science career. This course explores the many facets of being a scientist beyond at-the-bench technical skills. With advice from leading experts, including Melanie Sinche, author of the career guide for biomedical scientists Next Gen Ph.D.: A Career Guide for Scientists
The Whole Scientist™ will instill skills and confidence in:
People and project management
Individual Development Plan preparation and execution
Pedagogy and teaching
Mentoring and team-building
Networking and negotiating
Communication to a variety of audiences
Career exploration and the job market
This year's The Whole Scientist™ course will emphasize grant-writing - including hands-on experience - and management of both projects and personnel. We'll also work on navigating interpersonal communications within a working group. Check the day-by-day schedule below for details.
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Registration Fee: The $500 fee includes all course materials, shared lodging and most meals. Payment is not due at the time of application.
Lodging accommodations will be at Highseas Conference Center, a spacious mansion built in 1912, overlooking the entrance to Frenchman Bay and adjacent to beautiful Acadia National Park. The registration fee includes lodging (minimum double occupancy). Transportation will be provided from the conference center to the course venue for the duration of the course. Highseas cannot accommodate families. Please refer to the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commercefor off-campus lodging alternatives.