Call for Applications to Atlanta BEST Program

Georgia Tech trainees encouraged to apply - deadline July 1st

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Tami Hutto
Coordinator, BEST Program

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Georgia Tech trainees encouraged to apply - deadline July 1st

Do you want help exploring all of the career options available to PhD Scientists and Engineers going into the biomedical workforce?

The NIH funded Atlanta Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Program has been establish to help PhD Students and Postdocs in the biological, biomedical , and STEM fields explore career paths beyond faculty positions.

BEST Program

Applicants from Georgia Tech can now apply to be part of the 2nd cohort of Trainees (application open from May 15-July 1, see attached guidelines for details). The Cohort 2 program will begin in September 2014.

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.

TO APPLY: contact Tami Hutto for application



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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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