Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

December 19, 2017

2nd Annual Symposium on Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research.

This day-long symposium promotes the advancement of sex-inclusive research within the basic, translational, and clinical research fields. It fosters knowledge amongst interdisciplinary communities who currently conduct or are interested in sex-based research.

December 18, 2017

Nicholson Fellowship Application Deadline: Friday, January 12, 2018

The Dr. John N. Nicholson Fellowship provides financial support for outstanding Northwestern graduate students enrolled in PhD programs in the sciences, engineering and management.

December 4, 2017

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT)

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT) is a one-quarter program where graduate students and postdocs learn about and discuss teaching and learning in the STEM and SBE fields. This Fall quarter, the program begins on September 25th. Applications due by September 11th

December 1, 2017

PhRMA Foundation 2018 Awards

The PhRMA Foundation offers various types of awards, including predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships.

December 1, 2017

IBM: 2018-2019 Goldstine Fellowship

The Mathematical Sciences department of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center invites applications for its 2018-2019 Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship for research in the mathematical and computer sciences.

December 1, 2017

L'Oreal: USA For Women in Science Fellowship

Awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations.

November 27, 2017

CS Tenure-Track Position: South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science with the anticipated start date of fall semester 2018.

November 27, 2017

BioProfessionals: Pathway to the Professoriate workshop on Finding a Post-Doctoral Position

Drs Oriana Fisher (Postdoc, Rosenzweig Lab), Erica Hartmann (Assistant Professor, CEE) and Andrew Stephens (Postdoc, Marko Lab) will discuss how they identified potential post-doctoral labs, interviewed and advice for choosing a post-doctoral position that can lead to successfully obtaining a faculty position.

November 21, 2017

Pathway to the Professoriate Workshop

BioProfessionals is pleased to present a Pathway to the Professoriate workshop on Finding a Postdoctoral Position.

November 21, 2017

Computational-Research-Skill-Building Opportunity for Life Sciences PhD Students and Postdocs

The myDATA program, which provides training in computational methods for life sciences PhD students and postdocs, is offering a 20-week mentored research project during which trainees will work to complete a relevant, self-designed computational research project.

November 20, 2017

NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00)

All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on February 21, 2018.

November 16, 2017

Postdoctoral Position at The Ohio State University, Chakravarti Laboratory

Dr. Arnab Chakravarti, the chair of Radiation Oncology at The Ohio State University, is looking to recruit postdoctoral fellows for his lab.

November 14, 2017

Seven Minutes of Science

Attend “Seven Minutes of Science” and learn about the cutting-edge research happening across Northwestern!

November 12, 2017

Northwestern Machine Learning Meetup

Join Northwestern's Machine Learning Meetup club for their next event on November 16 at 4:30 PM in Room L211 of the Northwestern Technological Institute.

November 10, 2017

Biomedical Informatics and Data Science Career Talks: Cecil Lynch, MD, MS & Ford Culver

This event is presented to you by the Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (BIDS) Student Group

November 7, 2017

Structural Engineering in Plasmon Nanolasers

On November 8, SPIE will have Danqing Wang, graduate student in Applied Physics in Prof Teri Odom’s group, presenting her research. Lunch from KOI will be offered.

November 7, 2017

ImageJ/Fiji Workshop

Learn how to use ImageJ/Fiji with this hands-on workshop that will cover basic concepts and tools available for image processing, facilitated by two members of the Center for Advanced Microscopy in the Feinberg School of Medicine.

October 26, 2017

Pathway to the Professoriate panel: Insights from a Successful Job Search (Chicago Campus)

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are invited to join some of Northwestern’s newest faculty, Gemma Carvill (Neurology), Paul DeCaen (Pharmacology), and Alicia Guemez Gamboa (Physiology) as they discuss their recent experiences on the academic job market.

October 19, 2017

BioProfessional presents Dr. Nina Dudnik

BioProfessionals will be hosting Dr. Nina Dudnik, the CEO and co-Founder of the non-profit organization, Seeding Labs.

October 19, 2017

Kellogg Classes for Scientists

Kellogg is hosting an information session on Wednesday, October 25 about their two winter quarter experiential course offerings.

October 16, 2017

Explore Biomedical PhD Careers: Medical Science Liaison

Learn more about this career path with From Science to Pharma’s new free online resources.

October 9, 2017

Open Tenure-Track Position at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Computer Science with the anticipated start date of fall semester 2018.

October 6, 2017

NIH Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Graduate School offers a series of fellowship proposal writing workshops in alignment with specific deadlines and led by writing experts.

October 4, 2017

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: New England Science Symposium 2018

The deadline to submit abstracts is January 4, 2018

October 2, 2017

Howard Hughes Medical Institute - 2018 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is pleased to announce the 2018 Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program competition.

September 27, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Workshop: Exploring STEM PhD Careers

This workshop will walk through the variety of databases you have access to in order to conduct a targeted search based on industries and organizations of interest.

September 27, 2017

Postdoctoral fellowship at Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The call is now open for three postdoctoral fellowship programs at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

September 27, 2017

Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) for Professional Development

YCA is an NIH-funded (1R25GM114000) initiative that connects PhD, MD/PhD, or PsyD students across the U.S. who are conducting biological, biomedical, or behavioral sciences research with a network of diverse peers and role models, and with professional development opportunities to help students navigate graduate school, identify their academic and professional goals, and gain the confidence to achieve them.

September 22, 2017


Are you a STEM student interested in building a community, engaging in outreach, and promoting diversity and inclusion? Then join NU SACNAS at this year’s first club meeting. Meet the new SACNAS e-board, enjoy an evening of games, free food, and learn about the opportunities SACNAS has to offer this year.

September 22, 2017

Researcher’s Toolkit - Evanston

The Researcher's Toolkit is a technology workshop series designed to help Northwestern researchers improve scholarly productivity and efficiency.

September 21, 2017

Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM

The Topics in STEMinism series examines the various ways in which social and cultural contexts shape the experiences of women in male-dominated STEM fields. Join other Northwestern graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff on-campus as we participate in this series organized by the CIRTL Network.

September 19, 2017

Fall Workshops at Northwestern University Libraries

Checkout these upcoming workshops and events at Northwestern University Libraries

September 18, 2017

NSF GRFP Proposal Support from Office of Fellowships

The Office of Fellowships is providing a series of information sessions and workshops to support students applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

September 18, 2017

Free Webinar for PhD Students and Postdocs: How to Write Effective Op-Eds

As a scholar, you know the value of your research and the impact it has on your subfield, discipline, and beyond. You speak about it formally and informally with peers and other academics. What about writing for the public?

September 18, 2017

Free Webcast: Live Training Event: A Recruiter's Perspective on Hiring Scientists and Engineers

In this webcast, Peter Carley describes the hiring process for STEM-related positions from the HR perspective – from the development of the job description and posting to making the job offer.

September 11, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship for Academic Diversity at CHOP

CHOP Research Institute has partnered with the University of Pennsylvania to create the CHOP Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for Academic Diversity.

September 11, 2017

WISER Fall Welcome Social

Join Northwestern's Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) for a reception to welcome new woman-identifying graduate students in STEM to campus.

September 5, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship at Indiana University

A postdoctoral fellow position is available as of October 1, 2017 in the laboratory of Dr. Randy Brutkiewicz at the Indiana University School of Medicine to study cell signaling in innate and adaptive immune responses in cancer and infectious diseases.

August 29, 2017

STEM to Market: The AWIS Accelerator

The application for the Chicago cohort of STEM to Market: The AWIS Accelerator is now open. 

August 29, 2017

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT)

This is a one-quarter program where graduate students and postdocs learn about and discuss teaching and learning in the STEM and SBE fields.

August 28, 2017

Job opportunities at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

CCHMC is a premier pediatric research institution with over 900 faculty members working across specialties and divisions to address some of the biggest challenges in improving child health.

August 22, 2017

Skills & Careers in Science Writing

This is a free, evening course which trains graduate students to distill scientific ideas into engaging, reader-friendly stories for lay audiences.

August 22, 2017

Preparing for the Academic Job Market

Elysse Longiotti from Northwestern Career Advancement and Lesley Lundeen, the TGS Family Resource Liaison, will be holding open walk-ins for students applying for academic jobs this year.

August 11, 2017

Graduate Assistant Opportunity

The myDATA Program seeks a graduate student (4th-year or beyond, still on fellowship) to provide administrative support for all phases of the program.

July 24, 2017

myDATA: Introduction to Programming for Neuroscientists

Application Open for myDATA: Introduction to Programming for Neuroscientists Course (open to NUIN PhD students and affiliated postdoctoral fellows)

July 24, 2017

NSF Proposal Writing Workshops for Fall Deadlines

The Graduate School will host a series of workshops on writing the application for National Science Foundation grants with late October deadlines. Dr. Charles Yarnoff will lead the series, which is open to both graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

July 17, 2017

Multicultural Dialogue Group

Looking for a way to have meaningful connections with Northwestern students from all backgrounds, all disciplines and all countries? Consider joining the Multicultural Dialogue Group (MDG).

July 17, 2017

Washington Ideas 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, the brightest minds in government, business, sicence, technology, health, culture and journalism will gather to build dynamic conversations and connections.

July 13, 2017

Burroughs Wellcome Fund myDATA Program, Deadlines Extended to August 4

The myDATA: Preparing Science PhDs for Careers in a Data-Driven World Program is a year-long program that provides science PhD students and postdoctoral fellows with training in computational skills, methods, and pedagogy along with mentoring that will enhance their research and facilitate their successful transition into a wide range of careers.

July 11, 2017

Seven Minutes of Science

Attend “Seven Minutes of Science” and learn about the cutting-edge research happening across Northwestern!

July 10, 2017

Advanced Degree Consulting Summit 2017

ADCA is proud to host the 3rd annual Advanced Degree Consulting Summit (ADCS) from 3:00 - 8:30p on July 21st, 2017 at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (375 E Chicago Ave).

July 5, 2017

George Sink, P.A Injury Lawyers Veterans & Military Family Scholarship

In recognition of our nation’s service members and their families, twice per year the George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers firm bestows a $1,000 scholarship upon a hard-working U.S. college student who is an active duty servicemember, a veteran, or a spouse or child of an active duty or retired service member.

July 5, 2017

Sparrho Early Career Researcher Prize 2017-2018

Sparrho, a London-based science startup, is offering travel grants of $600 to PhD students and postdocs from any institute who want to share their research at an academic conference in the next 12 months, anywhere in the world.

June 22, 2017

NEDARC Scientific Grant Writing Workshop

The National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center (NEDARC) will be hosting its annual Scientific Grant Writing workshop this year.

June 12, 2017

Mentorship Opportunities for Research Engagement (MORE)

The MORE program is actively seeking new members to join their Leadership Team next year.

June 5, 2017

Science Writing Opportunity

Open Science DB is a student-run nonprofit organization founded by Northwestern graduate students that aims to make science more open and accessible to the public.

June 2, 2017

Surface engineering via bio-inspired, three-dimensional nanowrinkles

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Won-Kyu Lee on "Surface engineering via bio-inspired, three-dimensional nanowrinkles" as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

May 31, 2017

BIDS End of Year Rooftop Meetup

Join the Biomedical Informatics and Data Science Student Group (BIDS) at the 600 N. Lakeshore Drive rooftop after work on Friday, June 9 for drinks and snacks.

May 24, 2017

WISER Interest Meeting

WISER wants to hear what else they can do to support Northwestern women in the sciences in coming years.

May 24, 2017

ORD LINC Series: Launching Interdisciplinary Connections

The Office of Research Development (ORD) is hosting a networking event on June 20 focused on quantum technologies and computational theory.

May 22, 2017

Community Building Grant Application and Deadline

The Graduate School’s Office of Student Engagement is pleased to announce that the updated Community Building Grant Application is now open.

May 19, 2017

GWIS Chicago Science Talks

The goal of these seminars is to provide a spotlight for scientists to share their work with a diverse group of women in science and science enthusiasts.

May 15, 2017

Journey through Science Day - Discover the Opportunities

On September 18, 2017 the Science Alliance at the New York Academy of Sciences and PepsiCo will host a special Journey through Science Day in New York City.

May 15, 2017

SciPop Adventures!

Design your own communication adventure during this RSG keynote with Raychelle Burks, Assistant Professor at St. Edwards University.

May 10, 2017

IBiS Career Day

Considering a career outside of academia, but don't know where to start? Looking for help identifying and selling your skills to potential employers? ISO is hosting the IBiS Career Day focused on careers outside of academia on May 23rd (More information to follow). In preparation for this event, they are hosting a workshop on May 19th aimed at developing networking skills that you can use to make connections useful for marketing yourself in a variety of career paths.

May 10, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Workshop: Working With (not against) Your Data

In this two part workshop Dr. Erik Andersen and Dr. Leah Welty will discuss best practices for collecting, analyzing and managing data in a reproducible manner.

May 10, 2017

iBiology Professional Development Planning Course and Feedback

iBiology is excited to announce the release of the beta version of a new course, Planning Your Scientific Journey. They are looking for interested trainees who can take the beta course and provide feedback.

May 8, 2017

Molecular Vibrational Nanoscopy: Chemical Imaging at the Nanometer Scale

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Naihao Chiang as part of thier student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

May 2, 2017

SACNAS Symposium 2017

Join NU SACNAS for the 2017 SACNAS Regional Conference, a free research symposium, on May 20 at the University of Chicago.

May 1, 2017

Fellowship Proposal Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Graduate School will offer a proposal writing workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The workshop is for those preparing a proposal for the upcoming NIH NRSA deadline.

May 1, 2017

Connect to ClearView

This is a unique opportunity for advanced degree candidates focused in the life sciences to experience three days as a life sciences strategy consultant and get to know ClearView.

May 1, 2017

Careers for Life Science PhDs at Procter & Gamble

Come learn about the opportunities for Life Science PhDs and how to successfully land a position.

May 1, 2017

Advanced Professional and Presentation Skills for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

This series of lectures and one-on-one coaching for TGS graduate students and postdoctoral fellows focuses on the development of presentation skills necessary for success within the professional world.

April 26, 2017

Chicago Communicating Science Conference

Chicago-area graduate students are invited to apply for the Chicago Communicating Science Conference (ComSciCon-Chicago), to be held at Northwestern University’s Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center on the weekend of August 26-27, 2017.

April 26, 2017

Classes at Galter Health Sciences Library

Classes meet for approximately 1 hour and are free to Galter Library affiliates. Classes fill up quickly and registration is recommended.

April 25, 2017

Wildcat Impact and Wildcat Excellence Award Nominations

Take time to honor students making a difference on this campus by nominating recipients for the Wildcat Impact and Wildcat Excellence Awards.

April 24, 2017

McCormick Graduate Leadership Council

The McCormick Graduate Leadership Council (MGLC) is hosting the annual Wine and Dine, A Grad and Alumni Affair networking and dinner event on May 4.

April 20, 2017

BioProfessionals Career Development: John Magyar, Assistant Professor Barnard College

Dr. Magyar is a graduate of the Chemistry Graduate Program at Northwestern University and an alumnus of the Molecular Biophysics Training Program.

April 20, 2017

Consulting Career Trek

Northwestern Career Advancement invites PhD students to join us on a Consulting Career Trek.

April 17, 2017

Community Conversations on May 10

The goal of Community Conversations is to provide a safe space for students to connect and discuss relevant and/or pressing issues that impact the graduate student community at large (e.g. staying motivated in the face of (academic) adversity or finding/creating community).

April 17, 2017

Rheaply Party

Garry Cooper, TGS Alum and CEO of Rheaply, invites you to join him for a launch party on May 4 in the Ward Building.

April 12, 2017

Volunteers needed for the Engineering Grand Prix

The McCormick Graduate Leadership Council (MGLC) is in need of graduate student volunteers for a STEM outreach program, the Engineering Grand Prix.

April 12, 2017

INVO Practicum

The INVO Practicum is a 2 year-old program open to all Northwestern students and postdocs who are interested in learning more about the technology transfer process as well as being exposed to the vast areas of innovation at Northwestern. This program requires attendance at training sessions and a commitment of 10 hours per week over a six-month period. The interns will gain hands-on experience in evaluating technologies for patentabilty and marketability as well as be expected to effectively communicate their findings with INVO staff. Application deadline is May 19.

April 11, 2017

Two X Chromosomes in Academia – May Event

The Women’s Health Research Institute is hosting a Two X Chromosomes in Academia event: Coffee and Conversation, on May 2 at 3:15 PM in the Cohen Commons Dining Room, Technological Institute, Room L-482 (2145 Sheridan Rd, 4th Floor North).

April 7, 2017

Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication

WGBH is looking for experienced science journalists, science media producers, or working scientists “with a commitment” to science communication to apply for the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication.

April 7, 2017

Industry Career Panel Discussion and Networking Event

The Graduate Women in Science Chicago Chapter and UIC Graduate Women in Chemistry would like to invite students, faculty, and staff to their Industry Career event on April 27

April 6, 2017

Women's Health Research Monthly Forum April 2017

The Women's Health Research Institute at Northwestern University Presents: Sex Differences in Maternal Phenotype, Maternal Metabolites and Newborn Metabolites in the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study European Cohort.

April 6, 2017

DIA Drug Development and Life Sciences Career Fair

The Drug Information Association (DIA) will be hosting its first ever complimentary Career Fair.

April 6, 2017

Falling Walls Lab New York

The German Center for Research Innovation will be hosting Falling Walls Lab New York on September 14, 2017.

April 5, 2017

The Knight Lab Make-A-Thon

If you have a personal project you’ve been putting off, or even if you have an idea you want to kick into gear, join the Knight Lab at Fisk 111 promptly at 10 AM on April 8.

April 5, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Job Search Series: Networking and Informational Interviewing

BioProfessionals and CGSA are pleased to present the second workshop in our Job Search Skills series, Networking and Informational Interviewing.

April 3, 2017

Career Planning & Visas/Residency with Brendan Delaney

There is an upcoming OPA Professional Development workshop with Immigration Attorney Brendan Delaney (Leavy, Frank & Delaney, LLC) on April 11 at 10am in Gray Seminar Room (Lurie Research Building, 303 E Superior, Chicago).

April 3, 2017

Graduate Writing Fellows

The Graduate Writing Place is now accepting applications to serve as a Graduate Writing Fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year.

April 3, 2017

CIRTL at Northwestern Workshop: If you are using one teaching technology in your class, it should be clickers*

Clickers, which go by more formal names like Audience Response Systems (ARS), have both supporters and detractors among faculty and students.

March 31, 2017

Biomedical PhD Career Pathways Podcast

The Pathways Podcast features interviews with biomedical PhD holders working outside of academia.

March 29, 2017

Future of Bioscience Graduate and Postdoctoral Training 2

On June 8-10, 2017, the University of Colorado Denver-Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School are co-hosting a meeting, FOBGAPT2, in Denver to work through practical aspects of implementing new models.

March 29, 2017

Wayne State University Postdoctoral to Faculty Transition Fellowship Program

This is a major initiative to foster a diverse academic environment by supporting promising scholars studying urban disparities to launch their academic careers at Wayne State.

March 29, 2017

The Marketing Department at the Kellogg School of Management Seeks Research Assistant

The Research Assistant will design and create web-based surveys using Qualtrics, manage survey completion, analyze results, and report results in summary form. All work may be completed remotely via computer.

March 28, 2017

Grant Writing Teaches Valuable Professional Skills: Advice for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Pursuing funding support as a graduate student or postdoc can help your career—and in more ways than one, writes Victoria McGovern.

March 27, 2017

Attend The Whole Scientist Course to Build Skills for Your Career (graduate students and postdoctoral fellows)

The Jackson Laboratory and partners are pleased to host The Whole Scientist workshop in New York on April 20, and in Bar Harbor, Maine, on May 15-19, 2017.

March 27, 2017

Next week is Graduate Student Appreciation Week!

Graduate Student Appreciation Week is a national initiative to show support and appreciation of the contributions, impact, and value of graduate students.

March 24, 2017

Register Now for Spring Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Now's the time to reserve your spot in the six cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.

March 24, 2017

Book Your Spring Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

The Graduate Writing Place has opened for the spring quarter, and now's the time to begin reserving appointments.

March 22, 2017

Upcoming webinar for the NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) training program through NRMN

Upcoming webinar for the NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) training program through NRMN.

March 22, 2017

Postdoctoral opening at Purdue University

The Department of Youth Development & Agricultural Education at Purdue University has a position available for a postdoctoral fellow. Interested individuals should apply by May 1.

March 21, 2017

Northwestern Computational Research Day

The annual Northwestern Computational Research Day is being held on April 18, 2017.

March 20, 2017

Creating Effective Learning Communities

This workshop will help graduate students and postdocs describe the relative value of learning communities and identify the characteristics of successful learning communities in either teaching or research settings.

March 20, 2017

A Day of Creative Communication for STEM Graduate Students and Postdocs

Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) is hosting a talk by Mumu Xu and Lindsay Claiborn, co-creators of the podcast “Beyond the Microscope,” a podcast sharing the voices of women in STEM.

March 20, 2017

Data Science Career Evening

The NU Postdoctoral Forum, Chicago Graduate Student Association, and NICO invite all interested parties to a Data Science Career Evening.

March 20, 2017

Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) Networking Brunch at Beatrix

The Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) will be hosting a Networking brunch at Beatrix in Streeterville.

March 20, 2017

Mentoring Your Summer Student: An Orientation for Postdocs and PhD Students

This workshop will help postdoctoral fellows and graduate students outline summer projects, set goals with summer advisees, structure interactions, and problem solve as issues arise.

March 17, 2017

Opportunities for students & postdocs at 2017 SACNAS

Two exclusive opportunities are now open to students and postdocs for 2017 SACNAS: Travel Scholarships and Research Presentations. Both are currently accepting applications.

March 17, 2017

Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: An Intensive Course for Students and Postdocs

The American Society for Cell Biology, in partnership with Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive course from July 9-15, 2017, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA.

March 17, 2017

Plant-It Purple Potting Event

Plant-It Purple will together after Spring Break to give the tiny plants some more room to grow by transferring them into pots.

March 16, 2017

Bias in Big Data - How Information Systems can Perpetuate Inequality

Dr. Birkett will present several examples of how social inequalities are present within and perpetuated by data systems.

March 16, 2017

March for Science Chicago

The march will take place in downtown Chicago on April 22.

March 16, 2017

Graduate Students of Color Wellness and Support Group

Graduate school is a high-demand learning environment, and the demand can be even greater when coupled with the unique stressors carried by graduate students of color.

March 16, 2017

Graduate student mentors needed for SICC

The McCormick Graduate Leadership Council (MGLC) is in need of graduate student mentors for a STEM outreach program, Science In your Community Centers (SICC) Saturdays.

March 15, 2017

Microsoft: Diversity Conference Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM field.

March 15, 2017

Microsoft: Dissertation Grant Program

This research grant is for PhD students at U.S. and Canadian universities who are members of groups under-represented in computing.

March 15, 2017

Postdoctoral Position at the University of Illinois at Chicago

A postdoctoral position is available immediately within the Kenter laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago. Applicants will investigate the molecular and epigenetic mechanisms regulating humoral immunity

March 15, 2017

Northwestern's 23rd Annual "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day"

This event is part of a national public education program designed to expose girls and boys to a variety of workplace roles.

March 13, 2017

March TGS Students with Children Coffee Hours

Spring is slowly arriving and we have coffee and treats to help you and your little ones celebrate the change of seasons and quarters!

March 13, 2017

InfoSocial 2017

InfoSocial 2017 is April 7-8 at Northwestern University, Evanston Campus

March 13, 2017

McKinsey Next Generation Women Leaders 2017

McKinsey & Company invites female students and experienced professionals across North America to be inspired and make a difference!.

March 13, 2017

RSG Research Communication Training Program for Summer 2017 – APPLICATION EXTENDED TO APRIL 22!

RSG is a non-credit course that brings in experts from theatre, broadcast journalism, marketing, and education to help scientists and others to better communicate their research.

March 9, 2017

Overview of The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)

Dr. Matheny will present an overview of The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA).

March 9, 2017

Speakers hosted by Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG)

Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG) is hosting three speakers next Wednesday from 4-5 PM in TGS Commons who are going to provide three perspective in energy efficiency for cities and large institutions.

March 9, 2017

Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair

Connect with organizations in a variety of industries online via chat sessions to learn about their internship, job and co-op opportunities at the Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair.

March 9, 2017

Apply Now: Management for Scientists and Engineers Program

Doctoral students enrolled in science, engineering, and quantitative social science programs are invited to apply for the Management for Scientists and Engineers Program.

March 8, 2017

ClearView Healthcare Partners

ClearView Healthcare Partners will be accepting applications for the entry level Life Sciences Strategy Consultant position until 10:59 pm CT on March 19. If selected, candidates will be invited to interview in March/April of 2017. The ClearView Life Sciences Strategy Consultant position will begin in summer or fall of 2017.

March 7, 2017

Nepal Leadership Academy (NLA)

The NLA is offering young professionals and university students an exciting opportunity to hone their leadership skills while exploring rural entrepreneurship in Nepal.

March 7, 2017

Informational Webinar on the Intramural NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program and Fi2 Application Process

The NIGMS PRAT Program is a three-year program providing outstanding laboratory research experiences in the NIH Intramural Research Program, access to NIH's extensive resources, mentorship, career development activities and networking.

March 7, 2017

Mentored Discussions of Teaching (MDT)

MDT is a one-quarter program where graduate students and postdocs learn about and discuss teaching and learning in the STEM and SBE fields.

March 7, 2017

Upcoming Events from Advanced Degree Consulting Alliance and the Boston Consulting Group

Check out these events in March from ADCA and BCG.

March 6, 2017

UCSF IRACDA Scholars Postdoctoral Program

The UCSF IRACDA Scholars Postdoctoral Program is currently soliciting applications for their 4-year postdoctoral program aimed at promoting diversity in the biomedical sciences.

March 6, 2017

Multicultural dialogue group, Spring session, applications open

If you are looking for a way to have meaningful connections with NU students from all backgrounds, all disciplines and all countries, feel free to apply to MDG.

March 6, 2017

Astronomy on Tap Chicago Presents: A Survival Guide to the Galaxy

Join Astronomy on Tap Chicago for an evening of space and beer at Half Acre's taproom.

March 6, 2017

SPIE presents "Stretchable electronics" by Professor Yonggang Huang

SPIE be hosting a presentation by Professor Yonggang Huang on "Stretchable electronics" as part of their seminar series which is supported by the materials science department.

March 6, 2017

CGSA WhirlyBall

Spend an evening with the Northwestern Chicago Graduate Student Association (CGSA) on March 28th from 6-9 PM. Dinner, drinks, and three hours of WhirlyBall, a game that is a mix of bumper cars-lacrosse-basketball.

March 3, 2017

Watch Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research Workshop & Symposium videos online

Videos of the lectures and panel discussion are now available online.

March 3, 2017

Funding Opportunity for Faculty: NSF Graduate Student Supplemental Support

NSF has identified improvement in graduate student preparedness for entering the workforce and workforce diversity as Agency Priority Goals.

March 3, 2017

BioSurvival Skills Job Search Series

In a series of 4 monthly workshops, stages of the non-academic job search will be covered, beginning with exploring careers and ending with interviewing for jobs.

March 3, 2017

Google News Lab

On Tuesday, Nick Whitaker, training and development manager for Google, will host a workshop about the Google News Lab initiative. This event is put on by the Knight Lab.

March 2, 2017

The Data Incubator

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.

March 2, 2017

Curious About Consulting (CAC)

Bain & Company invites graduate students and postdocs to attend their Curious About Consulting (CAC) event on Friday, March 31 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM in their Bain Chicago office.

March 2, 2017

BCG's Ethnic Diversity Network Reception

BCG would like to invite you to join their Ethnic Diversity Network for a reception to meet members of their Black and Hispanic cadres and hear about various leadership opportunities you can take advantage of within the Network.

March 2, 2017

Seven Minutes of Science

Attend “Seven Minutes of Science” and learn about the cutting-edge research happening across Northwestern.

February 28, 2017

TGS Night Out: Wrigley Rooftop Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers

Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 18 at 9:00 AM!

February 28, 2017

Developing Work/Life Resilience

Demonstrating resilience through challenging situations is a critical component of professional success.

February 27, 2017

Chicago Area SIAM Student Conference

Jointly hosted by SIAM chapters of UIC, IIT, and NU, CASSC is a conference that highlights application of mathematics in diverse disciplines.

February 27, 2017

Swing and Tap Dance Workshop

Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate presents a west coast swing workshop and tap workshop for swing dancers.

February 27, 2017

VLC: How a student project became more known than its university

SPIE will be hosting a presentation by Jean-Baptiste Kempf as part of their student seminar series which is supported by MRSEC.

February 24, 2017

Norris Winter 2017 Exam Relief

Norris will keep students motivated during their studies with food and stress-free activities.

February 21, 2017

PhD & Master's Virtual Career Fair - Registration Now Open

Northwestern PhD/Master’s students, postdoctoral fellows, and alumni are encouraged to attend this free recruiting event, which will feature employers from a range of career fields!

February 20, 2017

Bridge to BCG

The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world's leading advisor on business strategy.

February 20, 2017

Workshop: Writing a Teaching Statement

Strengthen your instruction and prepare for your career by developing your teaching statement.

February 20, 2017

Workshop: Evidence-Based Strategies for Implementing Group Work in STEM

Focusing on enhancing community and inclusivity in the classroom, this interactive workshop will include evidence-based tips for implementing group-worthy activities, forming groups, and dealing with the common challenges of facilitating group work.

February 20, 2017

Beyond Politics: Engaging Congress

After a vitriolic anti-science and anti-evidence national election, Republicans control The White House and Congress.

February 20, 2017

Interdisciplinary Writing Groups: PhD Students in All Disciplines Welcome

Apply now for Spring Quarter Writing Groups! Virtual Groups Now Available!

February 20, 2017

Case Competition Opportunity: Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Yale Graduate Student Consulting Club (YGCC) will host its 6th Annual Consulting Case Competition on March 31, 2017.

February 17, 2017

Everything You Wanted to Know About Student Health Services and Northwestern University's Health Insurance Services at the Chicago Campus

CGSA and TGS presents: Part 2: Everything You Wanted to Know about Student Health Services and Northwestern University’s Health, Dental, and Eye Insurance for Graduate Students.

February 17, 2017

Tips on Writing a Competitive NRSA

BioProfessionals presents “Tips on Writing a Competitive NRSA” with Sally McIver, PhD (Assistant Director, NUIN).

February 17, 2017

Leadership Coaching for PhD Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

The Center for Leadership offers opportunities for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows to improve their skills in an environment that nurtures experimentation and innovation.

February 16, 2017

DGP Lectures in Life Sciences (LLS)

Winter and Spring schedule for DGP Lectures in Life Sciences (LLS), unless otherwise noted, the seminars will be at 3:30 PM in Baldwin Auditorium.

February 16, 2017

Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) 3D Printing Networking Event

The Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) will be hosting a 3D Printing Networking event at mHUB, (965 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago), featuring Dima Elissa, Founder and CEO of VisMed-3D.

February 15, 2017

Apply to be a Graduate Sidekick

Graduate Sidekicks are peer mentors to incoming graduate international students.

February 15, 2017

Science Outside the Lab Workshop: Opportunity for a PhD Student or Postdoctoral Fellow to Learn about Science Policy

This two-week workshop, Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 23, in Washington, D.C. explores the relationships among science, policy, and societal outcomes.

February 15, 2017

Professional Development Opportunities at Northwestern: Learn What Opportunities Are Available to Graduate Students from Alumni of the Programs

Hear from graduate students who have participated in professional development to improve their writing, science communication, presentation, teaching, leadership and management abilities.

February 15, 2017

R Programming Workshop on the Chicago campus

Join Northwestern IT Research Computing Services and the Chicago Graduate Student Association for an R programming workshop on Monday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 25th from 9am-5pm.

February 14, 2017

Step Up Workshop

Step Up is a program that focuses on equipping its audience on how to become an active bystander by facilitation of tools such as the 5 Steps of Bystander Intervention, the 4 D's (Distract, Delay, Delegate, Direct), and the See Model.

February 14, 2017

Community Forum on the Executive Order & Immigration Policy

The International Office and Pritzker School of Law will bring together a panel of immigration and civil rights attorney’s for a discussion on the recent executive order banning travel.

February 14, 2017

2017 CPLC Summer School

The mission of the Center for the Physics of Living Cells at the University of Illinois is to create a quantitative, predictive, and physically-based description of living systems.

February 14, 2017

NU Science Advocacy Group

The inaugural meeting for the NU science advocacy group is February 14 at 2 PM.

February 10, 2017

Social Justice and Nonprofit Career Week

Explore careers in the social justice and nonprofit fields throughout the week of March 6. Co-sponsored by Social Justice Education.

February 10, 2017

Careers in Publishing Panel

Explore the world of book publishing, glean career insights, and learn about industry trends from a panel of Northwestern alumni and professionals working in publishing.

February 9, 2017

Skills & Careers in Science Writing

Applications are now open for Northwestern STEM+ PhD candidates interested in developing their science writing and communication skills.

February 9, 2017

Summer School on Intellectual Property

The University of Bonn invites graduate and postgraduate students as well as young professionals from any field of study or discipline to a Summer School on Intellectual Property in Bonn.

February 6, 2017

Workshop: Larva, Chrysalis, Butterfly: Designing and Implementing Rubrics (PART 1)

This pair of workshops will focus on the elements of rubric design and implementation—from analyzing assessment tasks, to selecting appropriate rubric structures, to drafting and adapting rubrics for classroom use.

February 6, 2017

LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Learn about LinkedIn, including how to optimize your profile and network effectively.

February 6, 2017

Black Women in Science and Engineering Networking Brunch

Join Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE) for "Careers and Conversations with..." Erika Jefferson.

February 3, 2017

Northwestern Graduate Students with Children group is now available

The TGS Family Resource Liaison cordially invites you to join the new Northwestern Graduate Students with Children group on Canvas.

February 2, 2017

Technology Commercialization Specialist - Physical Sciences, Cornell University

The Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell University, has an opening for Technology Commercialization Specialist for the physical sciences.

February 1, 2017

Postdoctoral Position at the University of Chicago

A postdoctoral research position is available immediately in the laboratory of Megan McNerney, MD, PhD, in the Departments of Pathology and Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology at The University of Chicago.

January 31, 2017

PhD Careers in Conservation: Versatile PhD Virtual Panel Discussion

Versatile PhD will host a free panel discussion on PhD Careers In Conservation, Feb. 6-10, 2017.

January 30, 2017

NUBAO 5th Annual Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop

In partnership with the Chicago Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and Northwestern University's Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, NUBAO invites middle school and high school science educators from the Chicago area to apply to attend their 5th Annual Brain Awareness Teachers Workshop.

January 25, 2017

IO Spring Break in Memphis

Join fellow graduate students in Memphis, Tennessee to explore the food, music and culture of the American South while engaging in community service, social issues and sharing the value of volunteerism

January 24, 2017

Northwestern BGSA announces 20th Annual Graduate Research Conference

Northwestern’s Black Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Graduate Research Conference that will be held on April 15th, 2017 at the Conference Chicago at the University Center in downtown Chicago.

January 24, 2017

Tea and Social Event for International Students and Postdocs

Jay Walsh, Vice President for Research invites international postdocs, visiting scholars and graduate students who work in a research laboratories to celebrate the remarkable science at Northwestern and introduce the support services available from the Office for Research. Refreshments will be provided. Please join the Office for Research on Friday, February 3 from 3-5 PM in Guild Lounge located in Scott Hall (601 University Place Evanston, IL 60208). Space in Guild Lounge is limited, please RSVP by Monday, January 30th.

January 23, 2017

SIAM Call for Speakers

Northwestern’s Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is looking for speakers for the winter quarter “Bridging the Gap” seminar.

January 23, 2017

2017 Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Awards

The Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Toronto, Canada) is pleased to announce the 2017 Pursuit Award competition. This international award recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by current PhD students and those who have defended their PhD thesis in the last year.

January 23, 2017

Science Writing Course for PhD Student Scientists

The Science Writing and Communication course is a free evening course that allows science and engineering PhD students to distill their scientific research into engaging stories for lay-audiences and to get feedback from professional science writers.

January 23, 2017

NU BonD presents Dr. Jenny Yang

Northwestern's NU BonD (Building on Diversity) is a graduate student-led organization whose primary goal is to foster a community built on inclusivity and diversity of thought, ideas, and backgrounds within the Department of Chemistry.

January 20, 2017

Workshop: Promoting Active Learning in STEM: Strategies for Labs & Lectures

This workshop will introduce participants to active learning strategies and discuss how to design active learning lessons for different types of classroom environments (either a large lecture or smaller lab section).

January 19, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Protical

The English Language Programs (ELP) staff are currently seeking volunteers to participate in oral interviews.

January 19, 2017

Networking 101: Breaking the First Barriers

Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF) and CHIentist cordially invite you to a free event that will feature a panel with highly-experienced industry professionals discussing their own tips for making useful connections that can alter the course of your career.

January 18, 2017

Upcoming Versatile PhD Panel Discussions

Versatile PhD is a web-based resource that The Graduate School (TGS) students and postdocs can use anytime, from any computer, confidentially.

January 18, 2017

Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) Visiting Scholars Award Program

The Visiting Scholars Award Program provides financial support for faculty and students to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year.

January 17, 2017

Summer Language Grant

The Summer Language Grant (SLG) is intended to assist PhD students with expenses related to language training during the summer for their research.

January 17, 2017

Grant submissions due today, January 17

The Graduate Research Grant (GRG), Digital Humanities Research Grant and Digital Humanities Travel Quarters Grant are due today.

January 17, 2017

An Introduction to Evidence-Based STEM Undergraduate Teaching.

Learn how to implement effective teaching strategies in the college classroom through the CIRTL MOOC.

January 17, 2017

Evaluating Your Teaching: Measuring Teaching Effectiveness in the Classroom

This workshop covers different ways in which educators can use evaluations at different times in their course to achieve different pedagogical objectives.

January 17, 2017

NETG Dr. Said Al-Hallaj Lunch Seminar

The Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG) is hosting a lunch talk on January 25th 12-1PM by Dr. Said Al-Hallaj (CEO of AllCell Technologies) on how his company is making lithium-ion batteries safer through phase change composite packaging.

January 17, 2017

Dannon Gut Microbiome, Yogurt, and Probiotics Fellowship Grant

This grant provides two $25,000 grants to undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral scientists who show a strong interest in the research of the gut microbiome’s impact on human health and well-being and/or the nutritional and functional benefits of yogurt and probiotics.

January 17, 2017

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program

This fellowship provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies.

January 13, 2017

Northwestern Toastmasters Club

On Friday, January 20, the club’s mentor, Gloria Kim, will be giving a speech.

January 13, 2017

GWAN Galentine's Day Movie Night

Join fellow women in academia for Galentine's Day. GWAN will be streaming a movie and providing sweet treats.

January 13, 2017

Upcoming Research Space Assessments

The Office of the Provost and Office for Research are beginning to examine research spaces on campus in preparation for a strategic planning and space planning process. This will allow Northwestern to assess current and future needs regarding new research buildings and space.

January 13, 2017

Judges Needed for Regional Science and Math Fair

Judges are needed on January 19 & 20 for the Chicago Public Schools’ Elementary and High School Science and Math Fairs hosted by Chicago State University.

January 12, 2017

Fellowship Opportunity: The Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life

The Brady Program in Ethics and Civic Life is seeking four graduate students to help mentor undergraduates in their Brady Scholars Program.

January 12, 2017

Trailblazing astronaut physician to keynote MLK observance

Northwestern’s MLK commemoration features two-week-long series of events

January 11, 2017

Applications are open for ComSciCon 2017

ComSciCon is a science communication workshop for graduate students, by graduate students.

January 10, 2017

TGS Students with Children Coffee Hour

Coffee hours will be held from 3:30-5:00 pm on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses the last week of the month.

January 6, 2017

Two X Chromosomes in Academia

Last year the WHRI launched the Two X Chromosomes in Academia (2XA) workshop series in order to promote the advancement of women in STEM at Northwestern throughout all stages of their career.

January 4, 2017

Register Now for Winter Quarter Cross-Disciplinary Writing Workshops

Now's the time to reserve your spot in the six cross-disciplinary writing workshops held this quarter.

January 4, 2017

Book Your Winter Quarter Graduate Writing Place Appointments Now

Do you want feedback on your cover letter for the academic job market? That grant application that needs to cater to an audience outside your discipline?

January 4, 2017

Career Development Event at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago from April 22-26, 2017.

January 4, 2017

Facebook Emerging Scholars

The Emerging Scholar Award is open to first or second year PhD students who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the technology sector.

January 3, 2017

Two-day Northwestern Winter Internship & Job Fair

Meet 80+ employers in a variety of industries over two days, hiring for both internships and full-time positions. The fair is open to all Northwestern students and alumni to learn about internships and full-time opportunities, with different employers attending each day.

December 31, 2016

Webinar Series: Fundamentals in Data Science

The NIH Big Data to Knowledge program is pleased to announce the spring semester of The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science, a series of online lectures given by experts from across the country covering a range of diverse topics in data science.

December 31, 2016

Graduate Internship Opportunity: International Policy Research

Crown Agents USA wants to collaborate with qualifying students to analyze the impact of development work and its implications.

December 31, 2016

CGSA Presents: How to Make Scientific Figures

A workshop for formatting publication-worthy figures

December 31, 2016

NSF Releases Data Tables on Doctorate Recipients

The National Science Foundation (NSF) December 6 released Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2015.