Career Guidance for Trainees

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Grant Recipients


Goucher College Developing an adaptable and sustainable model for faculty career exploration at primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs) Northeastern University Industry Case-Based Job Simulation for Regulatory Affairs Trainees Science to Business Network Science to Business Network University of Toronto Preparing mentorship-ready mentees: A re-envisioned model for building mentor-mentee relationships Washington University Effective Career Planning for U.S. Temporary Visa Holders


Career Guidance for Trainees Evaluation Workshop

  • Albert Einsten College of Medicine
  • Brown University
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Kansas Bioscience Organization
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Toronto
  • Vanderbilt University


How People Learn: Supporting Trainees by Supporting Trainers at Scientific Societies American Society for Cell Biology

TOTAL STEM – Training Opportunities for Assessment and Learning in STEM Drexel University College of Medicine

Training Culturally Competent Leaders to Improve Equitable and Inclusive Practices Kansas Bioscience Organization

Online Science Policy Training Platform Harvard Medical School

Entrepreneurial exchange experience for graduate and postdoctoral fellows in Ghana Sena Institute of Technology Foundation

Micro-Credentials to Support Career Readiness for Pharmaceutical Industry Roles University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Interdisciplinary Team Projects to Enhance Career Readiness University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Developing a Postdoctoral Academic and Industry Career Empowerment (PAICE) Program  University of Nevada-Reno

Promoting PEERs: tiered mentoring to foster career development across marginalized student populations University of Pittsburgh

Career Mentoring and Planning Program University of Pittsburgh

The Intersections Science Fellows Symposium: A multi-institutional collaborative model to diversify the professoriate Yale University School of Medicine


Advancing PhD Careers Through Industry Immersion Coaching for Career Development via the ASPET Mentoring Network

Accelerate to Industry (A2i) Consortium North Carolina State University

Bench 2 Outreach The STEM Advocacy Institute

A Framework for PhD Career Transitions University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus

Exploring Pathways to Industry Careers (EPIC) Demonstration Project University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.

STEM Communication Fellows Program University of North Carolina-Charlotte

Lowering Barriers to Career Exploration by Biomedical PhD Students University of Pittsburgh


Genetics Society of America Scientific Writing Program Genetics Society of America

Academy in Transferable Management Skills Georgetown University Medical Center

Dig Deeper into Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Cultural Awareness for Career Success (CACS) Tufts University

Using STEAM to Improve Interdisciplinary Collaboration (STEAM-IIC) University of Texas-San Antonio

Leadership and Management in Action Washington University


American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Coaching for Career Development via the ASPET Mentoring Network

Boston University Training Opportunities To Augment Learning (TOTAL)

Clemson University Math in Medicine: Developing Depth and Breadth of Knowledge in Math Sciences PhD Students at Clemson University

Iowa State University Graduate Students Gaining Practical Experience Through Short-Term Team Consulting Projects

Ohio State University Researcher, Mentor, and Teacher: Preparing well rounded scholars

Western University Market validation Laboratory and Business Training

Vanderbilt University Data Science Essentials: Transitioning Biomedical Scientists from the Bench to the Cloud


Jackson Laboratory Conference to Career

Johns Hopkins University Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Fellowship Training

Northwestern University-Evanston Campus myDATA: Preparing Science PhDs for Careers in a Data-Driven World

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Igniting Minority Professional Advancement and Career Training (IMPACT)

Thomas Jefferson University Online Teaching Immersion Experience

University of California-Irvine Public Policy Prep Program at UC Irvine

University of Washington-Bothell STEP Forward: a university-science center partnership through which postdocs communicate science with the general public and policymakers


Association of University Technology Managers The Technology Transfer Professional Training Program

Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences A Certificate in Bioscience Management for Life Scientists

Medical College of Wisconsin Designing an educator pathway for postdocs employed at a medical and biomedical graduate school

Medical University of South Carolina Offering an Entrepreneurship Course to Trainees in the Biomedical Sciences

Rutgers University Providing biomedical Ph.D. students with advanced communication skills for career transitions

Simmons College STEM Teaching Institute: Preparing Postdoctoral Fellows for Faculty Careers in Undergraduate STEM Disciplines

University of California-San Francisco Interactive Simulation Exercises for Career Transitions (Inter-SECT)


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Future leaders in science education and communication training program

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine How to be an intern: prepping for life outside academia

University of Alabama-Birmingham UAB EXPERIENtial Learning for Career Enhancement in the Sciences (EXPERIENCES) Program

University of California-San Francisco A career readiness framework for research trainees

University of California-San Francisco Business concepts for biomedical scientists/p>

University of Michigan Medical School Mapping pathways for professional success in graduate and postdoctoral training

Vanderbilt University Entrepreneurship and business training for scientists


American Society for Microbiology ASM-BWF science teaching fellows program

Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences "Bridging the Gap" summer bootcamp to prepare Ph.D. scientists for careers in the life science industries

Medical College of Wisconsin Careers in industry: real world training for Ph.D. scientists

Thomas Jefferson University Mentored teaching experience in health professional courses

University of California-San Francisco Integrating career development into the graduate curriculum

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Career guidance for trainees-the Ph.D./educator track

Award Timeline

Mar 21, 2024

Application Deadline

May 29 - 31, 2024

Workshop Dates

Program Contacts

Victoria McGovern, Ph.D.

Sr. Program Officer


Darcy Lewandowski

Program Associate

Kendi Kajogo

Program Coordinator