2016 Annual Presidential Career Symposium

You are invited to the 5th Annual Presidential Career Symposium.

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Please make sure to save the date! We, the planning Committee for the 5th Annual Presidential Career Symposium, represent the postdoctoral associations from a number of institutions within the Texas Medical Center. We have planned a valuable and exciting day that will allow you to explore many advanced-degree career options and to receive practical advice from industry experts.

  • Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
  • Time: 7:30 am to 6:30 pm
  • Location: 7007 Bertner Avenue, Houston, Texas 77030 MD Anderson Cancer Center Mid Campus Building (1MC)

Registration will open first week of December!

This year’s annual Symposium will feature a keynote address from Dr. Teresa Woodruff, Thomas J. Watkins Memorial Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. She was named to the Time Magazine 2013 list of the World’s Most Influential People and was voted 112th. She was the only scientist on the list! There will be also Breakout Sessions and Workshops to provide you with the critical advice you need for your future career. The Breakout Sessions are Q&A sessions where you can ask for career advice from panels of PhD-holders who have become experts in their respective career paths. A wide range of career opportunities will be represented! The Workshops are designed to provide you with practical advice that can help you identify your next steps, be more productive in your career search, manage your online profile, and perform better during interviews.

Why should you participate in this symposium? Simple. This event is all about YOU. This symposium is FREE to you.

Contact: Margie, mmfrench@rice.edu