Yale Ciencia Academy for Career Development

by Vash Doshi, Graduate Career Peer
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:51 AM

Yale University announces a wonderful new opportunity for professional development and mentorship for graduate students who are conducting research in biomedical/behavioral research areas. This initiative may be of particular interest to Latinx students conducting research in areas that are generally funded by the National Institutes of Health.

The Yale Ciencia Academy is a FREE year-long (January - December) program that provides graduate students with opportunities for mentoring, peer support, and networking; for developing skills that are important for career advancement; and for contributing to their communities through science outreach.

Eligibility
A maximum of 40 participants will be selected each year. Participation in the program is limited to doctoral students who:

* are enrolled at a fully accredited PhD, MD/PhD, DSc or PsyD training program;
* are U.S. citizens or permanent residents (as required by the NIH);
* have demonstrated interest in biological, biomedical or behavioral research; and
* state their commitment to developing skills for continued professional advancement.

Timeline

* Complete application by November 10, 2019
* Selected participants are notified by mid-December
* Program runs from January-December 2020

Last date to apply is November 10. 

For more information about the Yale Ciencia Academy please click here and here