The YPA Monthly Newletter for March 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Yale Postdoctoral Association is dedicated to connecting postdocs at Yale to campus resources and to creating opportunities for networking with other postdocs.

If you have any question or would like to get involved, e-mail us at ypa@yale.edu.

Regular meetings are held monthly: next one is on March 14th at 6:00 p.m. 

All postdocs are welcome!

Professional Development

·      Postdoc Orientation 201

·      2017 Graduate Biomedical Career Fair

Advocacy

·      Yale Minority Scientist Research Network

·      Diversity & Inclusion Workshop: OUCH! That Stereotype Hurts

Networking and Community Activities

·      Happy Hour

·      The Last Saturday at the Museum

Professional Development

Postdoc Orientation 201

Date: March 31st, 2017

Date and Location: Noon @ the Center for Teaching and Learning Office (301 York Street)

Register Here: http://ypa.yale.edu/postdoc-orientation-201

Yale University has a wealth of resources that are available for postdocs and students, but you can’t use them if you don’t know about them! The YPA is bringing together some of the most useful resources to connect Yale Postdocs to the opportunities available to them.

This is a unique offering by the YPA, and is the next step after the Postdoc Orientation for new postdocs put on by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. This event will be beneficial to postdocs of all levels!

2017 Graduate Biomedical Career Fair

Date: March 28th, 2017

Location: Yale School of Medicine

The career fair schedule provides numerous opportunities for company representatives to interact with Yale graduate students and postdocs at both early and late stages of the career search. Throughout the day, students attend panels, have the chance to eat lunch with panelists, and engage in a networking reception with companies. Panel topics will be: Academic Research & Teaching, Biotech & Pharma, Scientific Communication, and Consulting. More info athttp://bcc.yale.edu/career-fair

Advocacy

Yale Minority Scientist Research Network

Date and Time: March 15th, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Location: Boyer Center, BCMM 206/208

Speaker: 

Giovanna Guerrero-Medina, Ph.D., Director of Yale Ciencia Program

The minority students in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences participate in a monthly forum called the “Minority Scientist Research Network”. The goals for these meetings are to foster community among, share academic interests, and provide resources for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from diverse backgrounds who are pursuing careers in the biomedical sciences. Yale faculty, in particular faculty of color, are invited to discuss their research, as well as provide insight and guidance to students on how to navigate graduate school and beyond. The meetings are open to graduate students, post docs, medical students, and faculty.

Diversity & Inclusion Workshop: OUCH! That Stereotype Hurts

Date: March 29th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: 221 Whitney Ave, LL5 and LL6

This course will help participants understand the impact of stereotypes and biased statements, identify the most common reasons people sit silent in the face of biasand stereotypes, and enhance skills for speaking up against stereotypes.

Networking and Community Activities

Happy Hour

Date: March 17th, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Location: TBA

The Last Saturday at the Museum

Date and Time: March 25th, 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Location: British Art Gallery