Upcoming Events

VISAS and Immigration Seminar – 2018-05-17 – 4 PM – Lurie Gray Seminar Room

VISAS AND IMMIGRATION SEMINAR from immigration lawyer (specializing in postdocs and scientists) BRENDAN DELANEY Learn how to navigate US visas and immigration. Which visas apply to you, how to transfer to other visa types, what are the requirements, when to apply and how and when you need to prepare when you want to file for immigration. WHEN: Thursday May 17th, 4pm WHERE: Gray Seminar room, Lurie (Chicago campus)   REGISTER HERE   Organized by: The Graduate School – Office for

Brand Yourself: Tools to Position Yourself in the Job Market and in Life – 2018-05-21 – 3-5 PM

Learn how to improve your personal brand and become an effective communicator in this workshop led by Andrew Sykes, Founder & President of Habits at Work and BARTLAB (Learn more about Andrew at www.andrewsykes.com/). CONTENT OF THE SESSION: 1. The power of story to influence others: Use stories to share your work, results, to influence people and to get support for your ideas Finding a job, getting a job, influencing superiors (especially those with a lifetime of opposing scientific views)

Northwestern Data Science Career Evening- 2018-05-15 16:00:00 -Pritzker School of Law

Are you curious about transitioning into a career in data science? Do you want to hear more about the data science field or learn how to acquire the skills needed to become a data scientist in industry? Then you should join our first Northwestern Data Science Career Evening Workshop, which will feature both data science training programs and industry representatives from a variety of sectors. You will learn about some of Chicago’s data science activities, which provide opportunities to develop and demonstrate

Spring 2018 Postdoc Resource Fair – OPA – Evanston and Chicago- May 16th and 22nd

The Graduate School (TGS) and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) invites postdoctoral fellows to attend our resource fair! Partners from the Office for Research Safety, Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum, Women’s Center, and the Office of Work/Life & Family Resources, just to name a few, will be available to speak to postdocs and provide resources that will be beneficial throughout your entire tenure here at Northwestern. We are always updating and increasing our partnerships and resources, so whether you have

The Multiple Dimensions for a Career in Healthcare: a discussion of public health and public policy career opportunities – 2018-04-30 16:00:00 -250 E Superior St

Are you interested in transitioning to careers in science policy and public health? NUPF has organized a panel discussion in which attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the career paths taken by experts in the field, how to find career opportunities and what skills are necessary to transition to this industry. The panel will be followed by a reception to network with the invited speakers. REASONS TO PARTICIPATE: Gain a better understanding of careers in public policy and public

Sunday Funday – 2018-04-29 – Discover African American heritage with NUPF

The African American culture has brought tremendous influence to the history of the US and Chicago in particular. For this occurrence of the Sunday Funday event series, we will learn about the most important moments of the African American history at the DuSable museum. You can join the tour at any point. The Program: 11:30am (for Evanston people) Meet at CTA Davis Station to take the L train and head to Washington Park. We will start by having some lunch

TRIVA NIGHTS 2nd Wednesdays 6 – 8 pm

  Can’t join us for coffee hour? No worries! NUPF will be meeting for Trivia Night Bar Meetups 2nd Wednesdays from 6 – 8 pm. NUPF will be meeting in Evanston at  the World of Beer. The Bar has a happy hour from 6 – 7 pm and Trivia starts at 7. This Chicago meetup will take place at the Red Star Bar (inside Whole Foods). Please note that NUPF will NOT be providing free appetizers for those who attend.

NUPF monthly coffee hour now on 2nd Tuesday or Wednesday mornings!

New Time! Start the day well caffeinated with NUPFs morning coffee hours.  Join us for our monthly socializing hour with free coffee and snacks provided by NUPF. Please feel free to stop by at your way to work and grab a coffee even if you have only a few minutes. We are testing this format change to accommodate postdocs that can not make it to our-later-in-the-day social activities.  Please Go Green and save a cup, bring your own mug! CHICAGO CAMPUS:

Tech transfer & Intellectual Property Networking Lunch – 2018-04-09 12:00:00 -Levy Mayer LM204 Booth Hall

NUPF is excited to announce the second session of our “Lunch Networking Program” In collaboration with the Master of Science in Law, NUPF brings you this time the opportunity to learn from and connect with IP & tech transfer professionals on different paths of the career- law firms, tech transfer offices, venture capital, and consulting (check bellow for the short bios of our speakers). This event will entail a one-hour panel discussion followed by a one-hour networking session. Lunch will be

The Medical Science Liaison Career Networking Lunch – 2018-04-23 12:00:00 -Room Ward 5-230

  NUPF is excited to announce the third session of our lunch networking program!! This time, NUPF brings you the opportunity to meet in small groups with two MSLs working in the pharmaceutical industry and learn about their backgrounds and pathways to reach their current roles.   PROFESSIONALS INVITED Jeffrey Mosenson, Ph.D. is a Medical Science Liaison and former researcher with over 15 combined years of experience in Academia, sales, and patient care. Jeffrey entered the Ph.D. program Cell Biology, Neurobiology,