The CBS Postdoc Committee organizes several events each year. Our goal is to provide opportunities for networking and career development. If you would like to volunteer for an upcoming event or suggest a new event, please contact us at . CBS Postdocs and Research Associates, SAVE THE DATE for the upcoming events:
- Morning E-Coffee. We usually host a monthly Morning Coffee event at the East Bank and St Paul campus during the academic year (Sept 2019 to May 2020). During the period of social isolation, we are hosting a remote Morning E-Coffee gatherings every 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. The next upcoming event will be held on May 14th. All UMN Postdocs and Research Associates are welcome to join. If you have not received an email invitation, please contact us at .
- Annual Postdoc Symposium. Our 2020 Postdoc Symposium will be likely held later in the year, or remotely via Zoom. Below is a photo of the 2019 symposium:
The UMN Postdoctoral Association, UMN Medical School Office of Professional Development, and Office of Postdoctoral Initiatives also host networking and career development events.
Upcoming Webinars and Online Events:
April 24, 2020: Plant Sciences (Virtual) Symposium. Plant Breeding: Perspectives from Industry and Academia Register: https://sites.google.com/view/psss-virtual-symposium/home.
April 29, 2020: Purpose in Times of Uncertainty Webinar. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join Bakken Center Senior Fellow Richard Leider for a session on the three invaluable life lessons learned that you can apply immediately to live and lead with purpose. Register: https://umn-private.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xKHYdxW5ROeHhgN9jBVEIQ
April 30, 2020: Preparing a successful external fellowship application workshop. 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfrE2vFMdk2EjtGbu1kUdTxY9y6JAPeGbGMOztLN34oBIEwUg/viewform.
April 30, 2020: Boreas Lunch & Learn: In My Opinion. Learn how to write a persuasive op-ed. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boreas-lunch-learn-in-my-opinion-tickets-79895795475
May 5, 2020: Developing Intercultural Competence. Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boreas-workshop-intercultural-communication-styles-tickets-69198160561
May 7, 2020: Cognitive flexibility and creativity: A path to success. Finish your spring semester by reflecting on how being creative and cognitively flexible may help you be successful in life. This webinar will help you know how to master such important skills, consider how you will demonstrate this to your next employer and win the position using the skills need. https://grad.umn.edu/academic-career-support/academic-career-development-workshops
May 8, 2020: Boreas Workshop: The Mindful Leader. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boreas-workshop-the-mindful-leader-tickets-69110087131
May 8, 2020: 13th Annual NIH Career Symposium: The NIH Career Symposium highlights the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers. Whether you are a postdoc or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options, or a senior fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium is for you. The NIH invites any postdoc, clinical fellow or PhD-level graduate student to join us, regardless if you are part of the NIH intramural program or not. This event is free to attend. https://www.training.nih.gov/events/view/_2/2823/13th_Annual_NIH_Career_Symposium
Check out these suggestions on how to make the most of your time from the Grad School: https://grad.umn.edu/making-most-your-time