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Professional Development Events

Virtual Professional Development Events

 

Getting Involved in GSA’s Early Career Professional Development
Wednesday, June 21, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. 

GSA Early Career Leadership Program (ECLP) members will join us in sharing how to get involved in GSA’s professional development programming for early career scientists. GSA will walk through upcoming events and programs including how and when to apply to join the ECLP.

Conference Success Tips and Welcome from the Early Career Leadership Program
Wednesday, June 21, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

The purpose of this event is to help first-time conference attendees and early career scientists make the most of the conference. Topics covered may include introductions to organizers of the meeting, advice on having meaningful interactions during the conference, a chance to meet other attendees in an informal setting, and an introduction to scientific events and other conference programming.

Career Exploration Panel
Thursday, June 22, 1:00–2:00 p.m.

This event will showcase the broad options available to those with a PhD by hosting a panel of individuals from multiple career paths. Career sectors highlighted may include academic research, industry research, biotech, science writing, science teaching, and academic administration.

Careers in Academia
Thursday, June 22, 4:00–5:30 p.m.

This 90-minute discussion panel will feature department heads and academic faculty who will discuss applying and hiring in academia from both sides of the process, as well as provide insight into an academic career.

Multilingual Networking
Thursday, June 22, 6:30–7:30 p.m. 

Join us for this exciting event to network in the language of your choice! At this multilingual networking event, #Worm23 participants who speak languages other than English have a chance to network and talk about science in their native language or language of choice with other participants.

In-person Professional Development Events

 

Getting Involved in GSA’s Early Career Professional Development
Saturday, June 24, 11:00–11:30 a.m.

GSA Early Career Leadership Program (ECLP) members will join us in sharing how to get involved in GSA’s professional development programming for early career scientists. GSA will walk through upcoming events and programs including how and when to apply to join the ECLP.

Conference Success Tips and Welcome from the Early Career Leadership Program
Saturday, June 24, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

The purpose of this event is to help first-time conference attendees and early career scientists make the most of the conference. Topics covered may include introductions to organizers of the meeting, advice on having meaningful interactions in a virtual space, a chance to meet other attendees in an informal setting, and an introduction to scientific events and other conference programming.

Multilingual Networking
Saturday, June 2, 4:45–5:45 p.m.

Join us for this exciting event to network in the language of your choice! At this multilingual networking event, Dros22 participants who speak languages other than English have a chance to network and talk about science in their native language or language of choice with other participants.

Networking Hotspots
TBD

GSA will host themed virtual discussion sessions on scientific, professional development, and community topics. Come join the conversations! All career stages are welcome.

Publishing Workshop

Date and time TBD

Curious about the peer review process? Join us for an overview of peer review presented by the Executive Editor of GSA Journals GENETICS and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics. Editors from multiple journals, including GENETICS, G3, and others, will then participate in a panel discussion answering attendee questions about the entire process—from submission to review to publication. Students and postdocs are invited to attend. All questions welcome!

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