CareerVolt supports researchers at all career stages and from a variety of research institutions across the U.S. and beyond via our consulting programs and workshops. 

CareerVolt works with individuals and groups at:

  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Emory University
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  • University of California, Merced
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas

and many others

What do others have to say?

Read about the benefits of our support from other clients and workshop participants

Grant-writing workshop

"Our office has worked with CareerVolt since 2020. The K Award Workshops and online web course have been an incredible resource for our post-docs. They continually mention how impactful it has been to work with Dr. Lerch and Dr. Cherry to learn how to strengthen their K application." -Doug Dluzen, PhD, Director Johns Hopkins University Professional Development and Career Office


“Thank you so much for your contributions… thorough, insightful and constructive feedback, and overall professionalism. Your coaching service was well worth the investment. I look forward to continue working with you.” Associate Professor, US Dental School, following award of NIH R21 and HRSA grants

Grant-writing workshop

"That workshop [NIH Grant Writing Boot Camp] was out-of-this-world amazing!!!!!!! I've read a couple of grant writing books and attended a few workshops but the advice you gave for everything including the biosketch and research plan was next level." -Assistant Professor, Cornell University


"I am working through your comments and they really helped to streamline
my writing and put my ideas together more clearly. It has been such a
pleasure working with you! You’ve really helped my confidence as a grant
writer grow." -Ana Maria Porras, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Florida

Grant-writing workshop (NIH)

"A must-have course for beginner and intermediate grant writers, as the course instills writing confidence and a valuable understanding of what is desired of proposal submissions from review boards." -Research staff


“Thank you so much for helping me bring this grant to life! It goes without saying that this [award] would not have happened without your help. I’m convinced my recent successes have been totally driven by working with you!” –Assistant Professor, US Medical School, following award of first NIH R01

Grant-writing workshop

"I had a great experience in the Boot Camp! It was a rigorous, highly practical, and accessible intro to the world of NIH funding for me as a complete beginner; I really valued getting personalized feedback and across-the-board guidance from members of the group with substantial expertise, and from our instructors." -Research staff

Research Development Workshop

"Yesterday, I was notified that I was awarded [a foundation grant]. I submitted the Specific Aims page you helped me refine. Thank you very much for your thoughtful feedback and the grantsmanship skills you [taught] during the bootcamp." -US Early-career faculty

Grant-writing workshop (NIH K awards)

"Going through each element of the application with advice on writing it helped demystify the process and lower the barrier to start writing." -US Early-career physician-scientist