2017 YSC Evaluation & Feedback
This conference revolves around open feedback and improving oneself for future endeavors. We appreciate your feedback and hope you benefited from this experience.
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Application Process
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The application was reasonable and easy
Conference Logistics
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Neutral
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The objective of the conference was clear
The abstracts, agenda & program guide were helpful
Jennet Toyjanova, PhD 1st Keynote - Ximedica
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Science was interesting and captured my attention
Provided a strong example of success in industry
Science was presented in a way that any scientist could understand the data and objectives
Speaker was approachable
Speaker fielded questions well
Workshops
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Job Talks in Data Science - Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviewing Tips
Negotiating Salary with Alexandra Dickinson
Professor Tannenbaum (Dinner Talk)
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Provided clear guidance with concrete examples
Information was relevant and useful to the agenda
Showed me ideas how and where I could improve on presenting myself or my science
Information was pertinent to my role and future aspirations
Speaker was approachable
Speaker fielded questions well
Anne Carpenter, PhD 2nd Keynote - Broad Institute
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Science was interesting and captured my attention
Provided a strong example of success in industry
Science was presented in a way that any scientist could understand the data and objectives
Speaker was approachable
Speaker fielded questions well
Career Panel
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Panelists covered an appropriate range of careers in STEM
Speakers were approachable
Speakers fielded questions well
The panel was helpful for understanding career paths in STEM
Overall Conference
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Topics covered throughout the conference were relevant
It was helpful listening to chalk/job-talk presentations
I received an appropriate amount of rigor in the feedback from the one-on-one chalk-talk or interview
It was helpful to receive feedback on the talk or interview directly by faculty both in and out of your field
It was interesting to hear the end of conference session reviewing feedback with all participants and common themes
The conference agenda had a full schedule to address issues regarding soft skill development for academia and industry
Members from the Young Scholars Planning Committee were available and interactive throughout the conference
The length of the conference was appropriate
The overall experience has changed how you will approach your next presentation or interview in academia or industry
How did you hear about the Young Scholar’s Conference? (Please be specific)
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In what way was your mock interview helpful? If at all?
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In what way presenting or observing the practice talks (job or chalk) helpful, if at all?
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What did you like or not like about the poster presentation session?
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What did you like or not like about the workshop session?
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What did you like or not like about the keynote speakers?
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What did you like or not like about the panelists?
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In what ways do you believe that participating in this conference may have given you experience in preparing for the next steps of your scientific and professional career?
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After participating in all conference sessions, would you have approached your poster, talk, and/or interview in exactly the same way? If not, what would you have changed to improve upon it?
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What is one thing you learned about yourself, your science or job searching that you did not know before this experience?
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What is one thing that the planning committee should definitely keep for next year’s Young Scholars Conference 2018 agenda? (i.e. activities or things you found useful or access to people/ideas with which you otherwise would not have had contact)
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What could be done to improve upon the Young Scholars Conference for the 2018 agenda (please be specific)?
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