The International Trainees Seminar Series are held at ENDO in the Career Center. The seminars are designed to enhance the pipeline of the international scientists that successfully establish endocrine careers in science and medicine. Please look for these sessions in your ENDO program.

ENDO 2018 Sessions


Practical Advice for Foreign Medical Graduates or Scientists Planning to Come or Stay in the USA: Navigating the US Visa System

Saturday, March 17, 2018
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

This is a practical session with questions and answers aimed to help two groups: 1) Scientists starting or continuing their research work in the U.S.; and 2) International Medical Graduates who have already completed a US medical residency program, are currently participating in endocrine fellowships and are currently planning to stay in the US. The session will include everyday topics as culture, work-life balance, networking, future career opportunities and select fields of official administration (immigration, health insurance, taxation).


Traveling Overseas to do a Research Fellowship: Advice from PIs and Recent Postdocs

Sunday, March 18, 2018
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

This is a panel discussion which will outline how to find and approach PIs in another country, given by experienced PIs who have had hosted foreign graduates, as well as recent postdoctoral fellows who have moved countries to join labs. There will be a question and answer session with advice from experienced PIs as well as recent postdocs, discussing their experience in laboratories in USA, Europe and Japan. The session will also cover practical tips on how to get a research fellowship, how to choose a good mentor, and  strategies to secure a successful research career.