Info Session: Duke Discovering Career Options in Translational Science (DICOTS) Network

August 29, 2017 - 9:30am to 10:30am

The Discovering Career Options in Translational Science (DICOTS) Network supports postdocs and graduate students who are interested in exploring career options outside the traditional academic track, such as public policy, global health, industry, and regulatory affairs. Please join us at this info session to learn more about the DICOTS Network. Time commitment is estimated to be a few one-hour meetings per month.

The DICOTS Network pairs postdocs and graduate students with advisors who supply career advice, networking opportunities, and referrals to educational programs, internship opportunities, and other training. Advisors' areas of expertise include:

  • Medical writing / editing
  • Marketing / communications
  • Regulatory affairs / FDA
  • Project management
  • Clinical research / trials
  • Clinical laboratory research
  • Research / academic administration
  • Public policy / public health
  • Statistics (biostatistics, clinical research)


Applications for the next cohort will close Sept 15, 2017. To apply, email CV and brief cover letter explaining why you want to participate and your field(s) of interest to Terri Taylor at


Registration Requested Light breakfast and coffee provided!
This info session is sponsored by the Duke Office of Postdoctoral Services. Questions? Email Molly Starback, Director, at

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