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Mentoring Roundtables

Students and postdocs are encouraged to attend this event where mentors will be available to discuss a wide range of topics, from the postdoc search to careers outside of academia to work-life balance. Each table will focus on a specific topic and will feature mentors from different career stages; table-hopping is welcome! Fee: $10. Pre-registration required.

NOTE: Be sure to grab your lunch from concessions on the way over.


Thursday, July 14, 2016

Mentoring Roundtables Session #1

12:30 - 1:30 pm

North Tower: Harbor Beach/Marco Island


Topics include:

Careers in Government

Careers in Industry

How to Get the Most Out of Graduate School

How to Network

Navigating the Career Path - Primarily Undergraduate institution

Navigating the Career Path - Large Research University

NSF - New Investigator

NSF - Tenured Investigator

NSF - Trainee

PostDoc Search

Research at a Medical Center

Science Communication

Starting Your Own Lab - Large research university

Teaching and Research - Community College

Teaching and Research - Primarily Undergraduate Institution

Transition to Independence

Work/Life Balance


Saturday, July 14, 2016

Mentoring Roundtables Session #2

12:15 - 1:45 pm

North Tower: Harbor Beach/Marco Island


Topics include:

Building a Scientific Community Through Leadership

Career Sculpting

Careers in Industry

Developing an Outreach Program

Integrating Research and Teaching

Navigating the Career Path - Primarily Undergraduate Institution

Navigating the Career Path - Large Research University

NSF - New Investigator

NSF - Tenured Investigator

NSF - Trainee

PostDoc Search

Research at a Medical Center

Starting Your Own Lab - Primarily Undergraduate Institution

Starting Your Own Lab - Large Research University

Teaching and Research - Community College

Teaching and Research - Primarily Undergraduate Institution

The Military Veteran Experience

Transition to Independence

Work/Life Balance

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