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Webinar: Summer 2015 Global Health Internship Kickoff

November 5, 2014

The world of global health is changing rapidly, and a summer internship with USAID's Global Health Fellows Program II (GHFP-II) can put you at the cutting edge of international development work to witness - and help shape - this change.

Cover Letter Workshop

November 20, 2014

Preparing effective and persuasive application documents for academic positions is integral to successfully gaining employment after graduate school or a postdoctoral position. In this workshop, participants will learn how to most effectively package and communicate their research and teaching experience in a Cover Letter.


Participants will leave this workshop: 

Webinar: How to Write Successful Grants for Instrumentation

November 4, 2014

A 2-hour webinar discussing grants that fund instrumentation and equipment and how to develop a successful proposal for those grants (emphasis will be on NSF Major Research Instrumentation and NIH Shared Instrumentation Grants, but other funding programs will also be discussed). 

Presenter: Lucy Deckard, Academic Research Funding Strategies

Webinar: Competing for Funding from the National Science Foundation

October 31, 2014

A 2-hour webinar on the National Science Foundation (NSF) covering the agency's mission, funding priorities, how NSF is organized, how proposals are reviewed, the types of projects funded by NSF, and a step-by-step discussion of how to write a proposal to NSF.

Presenter: Lucy Deckard, Academic Research Funding Strategies

Webinar for New Faculty: Funding Your Research - How to Get Started

October 24, 2014

A 3-hour webinar covering strategies for developing a research agenda, identifying and analyzing funding opportunities, understanding funding agencies, creating a funding plan, and recruiting mentors and collaborators.

Presenter: Lucy Deckard, Academic Research Funding Strategies

Webinar: CDC’s Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program

October 27, 2014

CDC offers a two-year post-graduate fellowship in public health informatics.  The fellowship provides training and experience in effectively applying computer and information science and technology to public health problems. Presenters will discuss the fellowship program, application process, and how informatics is essential to improving population health.

Webinar: Duke Program on Global Health Fellows

October 17, 2014

***Join us for an information webinar on Friday, October 17th at 12 pm ET. 

Please RSVP to Maggie Woods if you wish to attend.

Wells Fargo Information Session

November 3, 2014

Position for a Quantitative Associate Program. Completion of all requirements, including thesis defense, for a PhD in a quantitative subject such as Statistics, Math, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, or other quantitative field by the start of the program in the summer of 2015.  Apply for the individual job tracks online at by referencing the Job Opening ID listed.


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