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Defense Threat Reduction Agency Webinar

Be the Science Behind the Solutions-Prepare for careers in the government
Thursday, April 3, 2014, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Attention S.T.E.M. Students!


Be the Science Behind the Solutions--Prepare for careers in the government


Webinar: Thursday, 3 April 2014

PART 1: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST

  • Meet DTRA Science & Technology Managers
  • Learn how to search for employment and internship

PART 2: 2:30 pm -- 4:30pm EST

  • Learn how to find grant opportunities
  • Hear about current research portfolios

Who should attend?
S.T.E.M. students, faculty, P.I.s, leadership, and administrators
All from the convenience of your school, office, or home
Please distribute invitation to colleagues and students
Space is limited—registration AND webinar login are first come, first serve!
For more information and on-line registration visit:
http://events.signup4.com/dtra_univ_fy2014Outreach

Why Should I Attend University Outreach?


PREMIER EVENT

Be part of a unique event that combines scientific and technological interchanges
in a virtual platform.

Learn about key issues in the Chem Bio Defense industry as a whole (and your
area of interest in particular) as seen by leading researchers.

DTRA CB annually awards research grants and contracts to universities and
university-private industry partnerships. Learn about the application process.

Attend sessions, start your own conversation in the lounge, and chat real time
with presenters. Sign up to present your research efforts.

No travel? No problem! – Engage with presenters and attendees from the
convenience of your school, office, or home.


BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

DTRA pursues research opportunities with academia, small and disadvantaged businesses, as well as with industry and national laboratories.

Learn about current and upcoming research opportunities and interact with DTRA science and technology managers, small business representatives, contracting officers, and program managers.

Learn about grants and contracts. Two sessions are devoted to grant and/or contract opportunities. Attend these sessions and discuss how your research could make the world safer from chemical and biological threats.

Learn more about how to do business with the government using web sites such as FedBizOpps.gov and grants.gov.


LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Interact with other researchers and DTRA science and technology managers.

Take home knowledge and skills that apply to your profession.

Learn how to prepare for science careers in the government.


NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Interact with other researchers, organizations and universities addressing the same key issues you’re facing in your research.

Gain insight into the experiences of others who face challenges similar to yours.

Forge partnerships with colleagues who address key common issues/concerns.

Engage with leaders in the field.

Learn how to search for jobs and internships by using the USAjobs.gov website.