HRP 271 Course Application Form
HRP 271: Preparation and Practice: Scientific Communication and Media is a two week course open to all Stanford PhD students, Postdocs, and Medical Fellows in the STEM disciplines. Classes are daily in Li Ka Shing Center room 208, 3-5pm from Monday 7/31 through Thursday 8/10 with an optional class on Friday 8/11.

Week one: Scientific Publishing & Editing with lectures from Dr. Paul-André Genest, Adjunct Professor at Stanford and Senior Editor at Wiley.
Week two: Scientific Writing & Science Journalism with lectures from Dr. Kristin Sainani, Associate Professor at Stanford University and Amy Adams, Director of Interdisciplinary Life Science Communications at Stanford University.

To apply for the course, please fill in the questionnaire below.
In addition, submit a Motivation letter (1 page or less) to covering:
- Why you are interested in this course.
- What prior experience in media, publishing and/or communication you have.
- What your current career plans are and how this course might help realize them.
Submitting a CV or Resume is optional.

The application deadline is 11:59pm PST, June 12 2017
Students and trainees accepted to the course will be informed by June 23 2017 and a wait list will be created if the course is oversubscribed. Once accepted, PhD students may register via AXESS. TGR students and Postdoctoral trainees will be asked to pay $150 upfront, refundable after completion of assignments and at least 8 of the 10 sessions.

Any applications received after June 12 will be handled on a rolling basis until the course is filled, or added to the wait list.

For any questions, please contact the HRP 271 managing instructors:
Arne Bakker, BEAM, Stanford Career Education -
Stephanie Eberle, School of Medicine Career Center -

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To complete the application process, please submit a 1 page motivation letter. Instructions can be found at the start of this questionnaire. The application deadline is 11:59pm PST on June 12.
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