SPYcast, the official podcast of the CNPSY, features exclusive interviews with numerous career mentors from a variety of backgrounds. SPYcast gives CNSPY the opportunity to learn from career mentors who are unable to meet in person with our members on campus. SPYcasts will be available to listen to at any time that’s convenient for you. Enjoy!

Episode 5: In this episode, Ed and Kristen speak with Brian Frenette the Senior Associate Director from the Yale Office of Career Strategy about things graduate students can do to start career networking. (Itunes version)

Episode 4: In this episode, Edward and Kristen interview Dr. Barbara Natalizio, who is a AAAS Science and Technology Fellow at the National Institutes of Health. During the interview, Barbara shares her experience as a fellow, an overview of the interview process, tips for a successful application and interview, and how the AAAS Science and Technology Fellowship can benefit your career.

Episode 3: In this episode, Edward and Kristen interview Dr. Aurora MacRae-Crerar, a recent participant in the AAAS Mass Media fellowship, to find out about her experience applying for the fellowship and the skills she gained while working at KQED, northern California’s NPR and PBS station. We will also find out how completion of the AAAS Mass Media Fellowship will help her moving forward with her career goals.

Bonus Episode: In this episode, we speak with Dr. Makarand Jawadekar, an independent pharma professional with over 28 years of experience. Dr. Jawadekar is a Pharmaceutical Research & Business executive, he has worked at Pfizer Inc and at May and Baker Ltd, and has extensive experience in Pharmaceutical Benchmarking expertise, Project & Portfolio Management, Novel Drug Delivery, and Controlled Drug Delivery. He will speak with Sampada and Edward about the challenges of making it big in pharma, and potential jobs and strategies to develop a career in pharma.

Episode 2: In this episode, we speak with senior correspondent at Science magazine Jeffery Mervis on science policy in the United States and around the world in an effort to explain to scientists how government works. He will speak with Edward and Kristen about working as a science journalist and discuss the potential job market.

Episode 1: In this episode Edward Doherty and Kristen Murfin interview Dr. Maliha Ilias, who is a Program Officer at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease at the National Institutes of Health.

CNSPY is relaunching its podcast! In the December episode, our hosts, Edward Doherty and Kristen Murfin, interview Dr. Maliha Ilias, who is a Program Officer at the National Institutes of Health. Listen to learn about the responsibilities of a Program Officer and applying for government positions. You can listen on SOUNDCLOUD or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes U.

SPYcast 1: Dr. Michael Fiedler (Medical Communications)                        June 2015

SPYcast 2: Dr. Lynn Mar (Clinical Research)                                           August 2015

SPYcast 3: Dr. Michael Bradley (Syros Pharmaceuticals)                       January 2016





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