Join us to expand your professional skill set as you progress in your scientific career. This course examines the many facets of being a scientist, beyond the bench and computer work. And you'll explore a variety of scientific careers and find out how they match your interests and skills.
Join us to expand your professional skill set as you progress in your scientific career. This short course examines the many facets of being a leader and provides time to explore a variety of scientific careers.
Do I Have the Skills and Competencies Needed to Advance My Career?
The Whole Scientist™ short course 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 leader who contributes to advancements in biomedical research.
The Whole Scientist™ will help you develop skills and competencies in:
The Whole Scientist™ course
Our signature The Whole Scientist™course is available to Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scientists from U.S. universities and research institution. Individuals seeking careers as researchers – in academia, industry, biotech, or government – in addition to those with scientific ambitions away from the bench will gain valuable training in areas such as leadership, management, communication, and mentoring. This residential program, held on the JAX campus in Bar Harbor, Maine, consists of a series of seminars and workshops led by JAX faculty and invited experts to guide trainees in developing the skills needed to advance to the next stage of their careers. Many sessions can be applied to RCR training obligations. Participants also benefit from the development of supportive and collegial peer relationships that extend well beyond the duration of the course. Generous scholarships are available to offset registration and travel costs for participants outside of JAX.
Stay tuned for more information about the upcoming course on September 26-29, 2023.