Attend the National Institutes of Health Career Symposium, May 8–10

Registration is now open for the National Institutes of Health Career Symposium, Monday, May 8, 2023–Wednesday, May 10, 2023! The NIH Career Symposium highlights the diversity of career choices available to biomedical researchers today. This is a great opportunity for biomedical graduate students and postdocs/fellows to plan a professional future and gain practical advice to hit the job market.

NIH Career Symposium
Monday, May 8, 2023–Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Event times vary by day (view the schedule, times in EDT)
Register to attend this free, virtual event

More than 250 speakers who are professionals in a variety of roles will be at the event for you to network with. This will help biomedical engineering students identify a career of interest and the steps to be a competitive candidate View the list of speakers.

The sessions will not be recorded, so register to attend!

Are you interested in doing a postdoc at NIH?

Make sure to attend the session on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at 3 p.m. EDT to learn about postdocs at the NIH and chat directly with faculty about current postdoc openings.

Get career ready

The event will also have a workshop on Why Career Choices are so Hard on Tuesday afternoon, and a workshop on Wednesday on Current Hiring Trends. Wednesday will also have a session just for Visiting Fellows to address their unique career needs, a session on Career Transitions (i.e., can you really go from industry back to academics?), data to debunk myths around faculty positions (i.e., do you really need to have a K99?), and a session on building your career by bringing your whole self to the process.

View the schedule.