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School of Medicine Graduate Division 
Tel: (317) 274-3441

IUPUI Graduate Office

Indiana University Graduate School

Indiana University Graduate Bulletin

GradGrants Center  

Thesis preparation guide

IUPUI Code of conduct

IU Code of Student rights, responsibilities and conduct

Student health insurance

Tax Resources (Indiana University)

Office of International Affairs

IUPUI Office of the Registrar

IUPUI Payroll

IUPUI Office of the Bursar

Preparing Future Faculty Program at IUPUI

IUPUI Career Center

IUPUI Writing Center

 

National Resources 

Postdocjobs.com

Science's Next Wave has become ScienceCareers.Org.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) GREAT Group (Group on Graduate Research, Education, and Training).  The GREAT Group provides professional development to, and fosters the exchange of information and ideas among, the faculty and administrative leaders of biomedical PhD, MD-PhD and postdoctoral programs.

Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers:  A Guide for Postdoctoral Scholars, Advisers, Institutions, Funding Organizations, and Disciplinary Societies (2000). Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP). Published by the Nationa Academy–you can read most of it online.

Association of American Universities Committee on Postdoctoral Education Report and Recommendations.

American Society for Cell Biology   has a postdoc resources web site.

 

http://www.theleadershipalliance.org/

http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/

 

 

Additional Resources

ScienceCareers.org
The goal of ScienceCareers.org is to become the world leader in matching qualified scientists with jobs in industry, academia and government.  They are committed to providing all the necessary career resources for scientists as well as effective recruiting solutions for employers.  Their mission supports the AAAS's ( American Association for the Advancement of Science ) commitment to furthering careers in science and technology.

Indiana Biomedical Entrepreneur Network
The Indiana Biomedical Entrepreneur Network (IBEN) strives to enable entrepreneurship in life sciences and medicine throughout Indiana.  This is achieved through social networking, education and events featuring experienced entrepreneurs. IBEN is open to all who play a role or have an interest in biomedical entrepreneurship, from academics to product.

Indiana Health Industry Forum
IHIF has acted as a catalyst, convener, innovator, coordinator and supporter of initiatives that advance the state's health-related enterprises.  It has brought together diverse corporate, academic and public entities, and heightened the general public’s awareness of the health industry's growth potential and economic benefits.  

Association of American Medical Colleges
Learn more from the AAMC regarding considering a career in the biomedical sciences.

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is an independent private foundation dedicated to advancing the biomedical sciences by supporting research and other scientific and educational activities. Visit their Career Development website for many articles, guides, and other resources.

The National Human Genome Research Institute
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), has launched a Genomic Careers Resource on the institute's Web site to help students planning their professional careers understand the opportunities in the fields of genetics and genomics. The careers resource, which is aimed primarily at high school and college students, showcases nearly 50 career opportunities through video interviews, career profiles, tools to rate potential career choices, and an interactive game.

Quora
Quora is one social media venue intended for physicians, residents, medical researchers and medical and graduate students. The purpose of Quora is information-sharing. Quora is populated with curious professionals, not friends. Quora’s user-managed rating system ensures high-quality content. Thought-leaders in multiple science and technology fields regularly post on Quora. For clever professionals, Quora is a reputation-building tool. Quora culture frowns on self-promotional content.

Medical and Graduate Student Money Blog
The Medical and Graduate Student Money Blog, "Financial Health & Fitness Tips for Medical and Graduate Students" is written by Jose Espada, Director of Medical Student Financial Aid at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

 

 

   

Event & Session Materials

Getting You Through IUSM
Session Description: Know your priorities. Join us to learn best practices and helpful hints, tools, and resources for finishing your graduate degree. To view the session materials, click here.

American English Intonation Program
The Department of Pediatrics at Riley Hospital for Children offers two courses designed for international medical and graduate students, residents, fellows, postdocs and faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine and Clarian Health Hospitals.  View additional details, including dates of the courses and contact information, here.

Faculty Inventor’s Guide to Technology Transfer 
Learn how to take your invention and participate in technology transfer through commercialization!  Make a positive impact on society by sharing your discoveries with those who can most benefit through commercializationMervin C. Yoder, MD, Richard and Pauline Klingler Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurial Research, Associate Director for Entrepreneurship, ICTSI, has created the Faculty Inventor’s Guide to Technology Transfer to help you do just that!

   

Local Resources

School of Medicine Graduate Division
Tel: (317) 274-3441

IUPUI Multicultural Success Center

IUPUI Graduate Office 

Thesis preparation guide

Indiana University Graduate School

Indiana University Graduate Bulletin

Preparing Future Faculty Program at IUPUI

IUPUI Career Center

IUPUI Writing Center

GradGrants Center - links to funding sources

Office of International Affairs

IUPUI Office of the Registrar

IUPUI Office of the Bursar

IUPUI Payroll Tax Resources (Indiana University)

IUPUI Code of conduct

IU Code of Student rights, responsibilities and conduct

Student health insurance

When Investigators Become Inventors Blog

 

 

   

National Resources

Postdocjobs.com

Science's Next Wave has become ScienceCareers.Org

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) GREAT Group (Group on Graduate Research, Education, and Training). The GREAT Group provides professional development to, and fosters the exchange of information and ideas among, the faculty and administrative leaders of biomedical PhD, MD-PhD and postdoctoral programs.

Enhancing the Postdoctoral Experience for Scientists and Engineers:
A Guide for Postdoctoral Scholars, Advisers, Institutions, Funding Organizations, and Disciplinary Societies (2000). Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP). Published by the Nationa Academy - you can read most of it online.

Association of American Universities Committee on Postdoctoral Education Report and Recommendations.

American Society for Cell Biology has a postdoc resources web site.

CIC Doctoral Directory
The Committee on Institutional Cooperation invites PhD candidates and degree recipients to enroll in the CIC Doctoral Directory as an alum of one of the CIC member universities.  CIC universities grant twenty percent of the doctoral degrees earned nationally.  CIC is committed to increasing the diversity of faculties and to promoting career opportunities for doctoral alumni.  CIC has launched the new CIC Doctoral Directory to increase the visibility of this talented and diverse pool.  The CIC Doctoral Directory will be promoted among hiring committees at CIC member universities, and starting in May 2009, the it will be freely available from the CIC website.

The CIC Doctoral Directory will facilitate networking and peer mentoring among alumni from CIC universities.  It gives alumni an opportunity to identify and connect with fellow alumni who share similar interests. When you enroll, you will have the option to join a listserv dedicated to minority doctoral recipients so that you will be updated on CIC activities, job and post-doctoral announcements and other professional development opportunities.

If you would like to enroll in the CIC Doctoral Directory, please complete the short form the CIC website: http://www.cic.net/DoctoralDirectory.

 

   

Helpful Publications

Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other questionable writing practices: A guide to ethical writing
Written by Miguel Roig, Ph.D. and available on the Office of Research Integrity web site as a PDF.

Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty. Available for free download at HHMI.

Career Basics Booklet from Science Careers
Science Careers, a program of AAAS/Science, has issued a new, updated Career Basics Booklet. The resource is part of the Science Careers Outreach Program, and includes a series of articles addressing all manner of career development issues for potential and young scientists and researchers.  Available in PDF from Science Careers.

Women in Biomedical Research: Best Practices for Sustaining Career Success
This report was compiled as a joint effort between the National Center for Research Resources and the Office of Research on Women's Health for the National Institutes of Health Working group on Women in Biomedical Careers.  Available in PDF.

AAMC's Compact Between Biomedical Graduate Students and Their Research Advisors
Published by the Association of American Medical Colleges.  Available in PDF.

Faculty Inventor’s Guide to Technology Transfer 
Learn how to take your invention and participate in technology transfer through commercialization! View in PDF.

 

   
   

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