The CHOP Research Institute Summer Scholars Program (CRISSP) is a new, competitive summer internship program for undergraduates interested in the biomedical sciences. The pilot program will include 10 students in summer 2012.
Rick Borchelt, Special Assistant for Public Affairs and Office of the Director for the National Cancer Institute, served as one of our guest speakers during the November session of Conducting Research at CHOP.
Richard Woodward, Ph.D., President of The Business/Technology Interface, LLC, and CEO of Vascular Magnetics, Inc., served as one of our 2011 guest speakers for National Postdoc Appreciation Week. His presentation, "Life without Lab Coats: Entering the Business of Science," addressed how to break into industry and provided information related to career options on the business side of science-based industries.
Derek Haseltine, M.Ed., director of Research Career Development & co-director of the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, served as one of our 2011 guest speakers for National Postdoc Appreciation Week. His presentation, "Re-Energize Your Career," provided an overview of how to be best prepared for the next steps in your career.