Upcoming Events

NUPF Summer Potluck Picnic at Dawes Park-June 30th-1-4pm

  Join NUPF for a summer picnic on Saturday June 30th from 1:00 – 4:00 PM at Dawes Park in Evanston We are planning a potluck style picnic, so please bring a cultural side dish or dessert from your heritage background to share with other attendees. NUPF will provide FREE sub sandwiches and beverages, and we will also try to bring some yard games to play but encourage guests to also bring their own. We also welcome any family members

Sunday Funday: Explore Lincoln Park – 2018-6-24

Come and join us for a fun sunny afternoon in Lincoln Park with NUPF. We will take a tour and enjoy the main landmarks of this beautiful neighborhood. You can join the tour at any point. WHEN: Sunday, June 24th 2018, 11:30 am – 5 pm WHERE: CTA Davis station to Lincoln Park The program: 11:30am Meet at CTA Davis station to take the L train and head to Lincoln Park. 12:30pm Meet in the park by the big fountain facing Lincoln

2018 Data Science Summer Workshops

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about programming in Python and R, manipulating big data sets, making appealing visualizations, and applying machine learning and statistical models. Furthermore, some sessions will also allow you to become familiar with GIS, command line use, and databases with SQL. These workshops are co-organized by NUIT, the International Society for Optics and Photonics Student Group, the Biomedical Data Science and Informatics Student Group, Northwestern’s Data Science Initiative, and Northwestern’s PostDoctoral Forum. WHERE: Multiple locations in Evanston

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