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Atlanta Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Program Info Session

Find out if the joining the Atlanta BEST program is right for you.  Call for applications is open until July 1.

The NIH funded Atlanta Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Program has been established to help Emory and Georgia Tech PhD students and postdocs in the biological, biomedical, and bio-focused STEM fields explore career paths beyond faculty positions. Fill out an application to be part of Cohort 2 starting in September here:


Trainees will be part of the Atlanta BEST program for 2 years, where they will receive

  • leadership training
  • learn about the business and legal side of biomedical research
  • gain valuable self-awareness
  • gain insight into possible career options that fit career goals and personal values
  • access a powerful network of professionals in a variety of fields


The expected time commitment in the first year is about 1-3 hours a week, with optional workshops and events throughout their time in the program. In the second year, informational interviews and internships will be set up. Internships are flexible and will vary by trainee.

An additional info session will be held at Emory: 1-2pm, June 20, 2014 at the Emory School of Nursing Room 276 (1520 Clifton Rd NE, 30322).



Event Details


  • Thursday, June 12, 2014
    1:00 pm - Friday, June 13, 2014
    1:59 pm
Location: Parker H. Petite Institute of Biotechnology Building, Suddath Room (1128)

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