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    Career Development Peer Groups (CDPG)CNSPY project leads: Kerry Hollands, Shalini Nag

    The Career Development Peer Groups (CDPG) program

    s now in full swing! This program, co-organized byCNSPY and Women in Science at Yale, is designed tollow participants to match their skills, interests andalues to various career options. We have 64 graduatetudent and postdoc participants, who have been meeting

    ndividual career development exercises. A networkingvent on June 25th allowed CDPG participants to mingle

    utside their immediate peer group and acquire a widererspective on the program. Overall, participants reportedhat the initial phase of this bipartite program is proving toe very rewarding.

    CNSPY is now planning the second phase ofhe program, where participants will attend focusednformational sessions with our Career Mentors to discussheir professional experiences, career paths, and the ways

    n which trainees can become competitive candidates.Career Mentors, if you or your colleagues would likeo take advantage of this great opportunity to meet our

    members and share your knowledge and experience,me and place that suits you, and can even be conducted

    mail us at cnspyglass@gmail.com.

    CNSPY-YGCC mixer June 2013CNSPY project lead: Yan Gao

    On June 4th, 2013, CNSPY and the Yale Graduate Stu

    Consulting Club (YGCC) co-hosted an evening of mingand conversation. Over 30 members and leadership CNSPY and YGCC spent an enjoyable evening builtheir networks and discussing career options over delic

    quarterly mixers provide opportunities for our memto connect with others who share similar career intereand establish enduring professional relationships.

    will continue to develop the scope of our mixers, mentors to create many more opportunities. Thank

    Careers in Defense (Panel & Small Group DiscussCNSPY project lead: Meghan Kerrisk

    On June 28th, 2013 CNSPY organized our second ca

    panel and small group discussion on careers working

    the federal government supporting US national defe

    We had two distinguished panelists: Dr. Dana Perkin

    the United Nations Security Council and Dr. Wendy Ha

    the US Department of Homeland Security. We discus

    various positions available to science PhDs in the fed

    government, including research and developm

    In this issue

    CNSPY in focus

    CDPG ProgramCNSPY Internship Program

    2013 CNSPY Annual Meet

    Other CNSPY activities

    Career in focus

    Management Consulting FAQInterview with Dr. Stephane B

    Note from YGCC

    CNSPY was established to provide graduate students and postdocs with a platform to explore diverse ca

    options and build an extensive professional network of peers, career mentors, and faculty advisors. Our events aour members to meet and learn from career mentors while building a community of like-minded peers. We aiestablish new avenues for collaboration, business ventures, and job opportunities while supporting an entreprene

    environment among science trainees at Yale.