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May 21, 2018 | All Day View Recurrence Dates
Category: Career Event
Location: Medicine, School of Margherio Family Conference Ctr | Map
540 E. Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: Free
Audience: Current Graduate Students, Faculty


The BEST Program (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) at Wayne State University will host a two-day bootcamp for doctoral trainees and postdoctoral scientists on the skills they will need to succeed in careers in business and industry. This intensive, hands-on bootcamp is being conducted by SciPhD (, a professional development services firm that has conducted seminars and workshops for a range of postsecondary institutions nationwide, including 10 other NIH-BEST awardees, with great success.

The bootcamp will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, May 21, and Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Margherio Family Conference Center (located in the Richard J. Mazurek M.D, Medical Education Commons) 320 E. Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201. To view the map and directions visit:

The cost to attend is $45 per person from March 31 through May 11, 2018.  This fee includes breakfast and lunch on both days and all associated materials (including handbook) from SciPhD.  The fee is nonrefundable.

There will be a business card competition, with prizes, and also a free photo for any attendee who needs one for her/his LinkedIn profile.

Parking will be available in Lot 75, located across the street from Scott Hall at 545 E. Canfield: The cost is $7.75, credit card only. Current WSU students may use their OneCard.

Advance registration is required, and no walk-ins nor payment on-site will be permitted. If you register for this event and later find you cannot attend, please notify the BEST office asap so your place can be taken by someone else.

For more information about this event, please contact Dr. Heidi Kenaga at 313 577 5499 or