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Jan 07, 2015
7:00 PM
Career Q&A Panel: From PhD to Finance
Moderator: David Silva, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Office of Business Development, Einstein
Price Center/Block Pavilion Conference Room 551

 

Jan 08, 2015
4:00 PM
International Coffee Hour for Graduate Students & Postdocs- Featured Region-New York
Forchheimer Medical Science Building Main Street

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The Five Year Plan

On average, the Ph.D. program takes five years to complete. A typical timeline:

YEAR ONE

  • Orientation . A weeklong program in mid-August during which you’ll get to know your fellow students and faculty and explore the campus, the neighborhood, and New York City.
  • Coursework. Two courses per semester from the program’s multidisciplinary curriculum: a combination of courses that provide a solid foundation in areas of scholarship critical to contemporary biomedical research, including cell biology, genetics, molecular biology, and biochemistry.
  • Laboratory rotations. First-year graduate students rotate in any three of the more than 200 research laboratories at Einstein. At the end of the second semester, you will choose a faculty mentor in whose laboratory you will conduct your thesis work.

YEAR TWO

  • Coursework. Complete courses by choosing from a variety of advanced specialized courses available to match your developing interests.
  • Thesis research. Begin work on your thesis in the laboratory of your mentor.
  • Qualifying examination. In the spring you will take the qualifying exam workshops in preparation for the qualifying exam, write a research proposal based on your thesis work, and take the oral qualifying exam.

YEARS THREE TO FIVE

  • Coursework. Complete any remaining coursework relevant to your research interests.
  • Thesis research. Focus on your individual research in your thesis lab. As your work evolves, you are encouraged to seek collaborations with investigators in other laboratories to develop a truly multidisciplinary body of work.
  • Present at national and international scientific symposia.
     
  • Participate in the Thesis Workshops to start preparing your thesis.
     
  • Begin publishing your work in peer-reviewed journals.
     
  • Write and defend your thesis.
     
  • Participate in career development workshops.
     
  • Celebrate at graduation! 

Wednesday, January 07, 2015 7:00 PM
Career Q&A Panel: From PhD to Finance
Moderator: David Silva, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Office of Business Development, Einstein

Thursday, January 08, 2015 4:00 PM
International Coffee Hour for Graduate Students & Postdocs- New York

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Important Dates

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September 2014

Recruitment opens  

September 2

Fall 2015 application opens

December 15

Deadline for Fall 2015 application

Mid-January - early March 2015

Applicant Interviews (candidates are contacted for interviews)

March 2015

Julius Marmur Symposium and revisit day for accepted students

April 15

Accepted students submit final decision

August 2015

Entering Class of 2015 begins

 
 

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