Expand Your Education

myCHOICE Mini-Courses

 

The goal of myCHOICE Education programming is to help you develop specialized skills and knowledge through mini-courses and workshops. Designed and adapted for doctoral and post-doctoral trainees in fields relevant to the biological sciences, these offerings will focus on the areas highlighted above. Ranging from five to fifteen hours in length, mini-courses will generally be held in the evenings or spanning consecutive weekends to minimize the disruption for myCHOICE Trainees’ research activities.

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Requirements and Expectations of Education Participants

  • You must be a myCHOICE Trainee in order to enroll in mini-courses. Become a myCHOICE Trainee by completing the Trainee Application.
  • Mini-courses are open to all postdocs and to graduate students who have proposed their theses (or have explicit permission from their Dean of Students).
  • By enrolling in a mini-course, the Trainee is committing to attending ALL sessions of that course.
  • By enrolling in a mini-course, the Trainee agrees to promptly complete surveys related to the course and to participate in NIH-administered tracking of myCHOICE Trainees.
  • If you attend all sessions of a mini-course, you are eligible to request a Certificate of Completion.

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Upcoming Mini-Courses

Autumn 2017

Because of your program I got hired by Museum of Science and Industry after the Alan Alda communications workshop, the writing internship landed me a part time job, and the Story Circles communications workshop landed me a second part time job. My career is in transition but the skills that I picked up from myCHOICE is actually getting me a step closer to my ideal science communication and outreach job.

Natasha Wadlington, PhD ‘13, Postdoc Alum

Facilitator, Grant Writing & Administration Intern, Museum of Science and Industry