How to Survive the Media Interview You Didn’t Expect
Researchers and physicians can communicate effectively with their audience, even on short notice, if they follow a few simple steps when being interviewed by the media. Read more in this posting by Craig Boerner, media director and national news director for Vanderbilt University Medical Center News and Communications.
For more information that may be of interest to you, please see the UF Graduate School web page Communication.
The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences is hosting our FIRST Career Development Seminar of the semester:
Thursday (9/16) between 4-5PM with Dr. Shannon Odell.
Please join us for Dr. Odell’s seminar titled “Forging a Career in Science Communication”. The talk will be followed by a virtual happy hour 5-6pm.
Zoom Meeting ID: 939 4999 0124 (Passcode: 132123)
If you wish to participate in Dr. Odell’s virtual happy hour (5-6pm), send an email to Laura.FalcetoFont@neurosurgery.ufl.edu<mailto:Laura.FalcetoFont@neurosurgery.ufl.edu> and/or firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>.
UF Career Connections Center Gator Professional Series
Gator Professional Series (GPS) is a sequence of personal and professional development workshops that review skills and topics needed to become career ready. GPS is divided into two different tracks: Navigating the Search and Discovering Professional You.
This workshop is a component of the Discovering Professional You track within GPS. This track will assist you in understanding, developing, and translating your experience and skills to others along your path to career readiness.
Complete one or both tracks in GPS to help you develop strategies for your job search, craft your brand, discover the skills employers seek in a candidate, translate your time at UF and understand expectations when working in a professional environment. Upon completion of each track receive a certificate successful navigation.
WORKPLACE DYNAMICS I: GAINING SELF-AWARENESS AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
zoom- link to be shared day of event
Sep 17, 2021 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Speaker(s): Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services
This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician.
Let’s explore themes of self-awareness and self-management. We will discuss your preferences, work, and communication styles that influence interactions you encounter in any research group or workgroup.
Read more about the Workplace Dynamics series.
- Event registration is limited to the following NIH user types: Graduate Students, NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinicians, Postbacs, Postdocs/Fellows and Other NIH Staff. Please Log in to register.
To request sign language interpreters or CART Services, you can contact NIH Interpreting Services by phone at 301-402-8180, by using the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, or by submitting a request online. If you have other, disability-related accommodation requests for an event, please email OITE-EventServices@od.nih.gov. Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.
Mondays | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | Online
Thursdays | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Online
Write Time is a casual drop-in writing hour on Zoom for you to meet other graduate students virtually and work on your writing projects. Get the coffee shop experience without the $7 latte! No registration or commitment is necessary to attend Write Time, just stop by!
Wednesdays | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Online
Writing Wednesdays is a supportive environment at a set time each week to help you progress towards your writing goals.