Acing Your Interview

MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA

A career advancement seminar tailored for academic and non-academic interviews. This educational seminar will provide tips and advice on: • how to perform research on the company and interviewers • how to prepare potential interview questions • how to customize your response to the interview questions • how to create your own “elevator speech” • […]

How to Identify Funding Opportunities

Virtual

Community of Science (COS) Pivot is a database of funding announcements from government, commercial and international sponsors. At this seminar participants learned how to: Find grant opportunities to support their research Find awards, scholarships and travel support opportunities Set up COS Funding Alert for weekly, individualized notifications based on their needs/interests Describe their research interest […]

Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a High Impact CV or Resume

Virtual

This seminar helped participants prepare their CV/Resume for academia, industry or for a more general career exploration. Participants learned to: Tailor their CV/resume to their goals Highlight and build transferable skills and experience Focus the content and structure Apply value added tips and tricks Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers

Overview of Career Opportunities in the Life Science Sector

Virtual

This seminar focused on career opportunities available to individuals with advanced degrees and provided an overview of the skills needed to excel in each type of role. At this seminar participants learned about: Research and non-research career paths such as consulting, product development, etc. Numerous opportunities in non-profit and for-profit organizations Professional associations and groups […]

GSD Principal Investigator Mentoring Awards deadline Nov. 24

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Do you know an outstanding Principal Investigator (PI) mentoring PhD graduate student(s) in their lab? The MGH Graduate Student Division (GSD) within the Center for Faculty Development invites nominations for the GSD PI Mentoring Award. This award will be given to an MGH PI who has contributed to the success of PhD […]

How to Stay on Track with Your PhD

Virtual

Are you procrastinating writing your dissertation? Are you being pulled in too many directions? At this seminar, Dr. Kingston talked about how to: - Get organized - Find a routine that works - Stop procrastinating This seminar provided tips, tricks, and strategies on how to stay on track with your dissertation. Facilitator: Robert E. Kingston, […]

Research Career Perspectives at the Interface Between Academia and Industry

Virtual

For graduate students and postdocs interested in research jobs between academia and industry. Dr. Christian Tidona, the founder and managing director of the BioMed X Institute in Heidelberg, Germany, talked about his journey as a scientist entrepreneur. In his talk, he shared the three success factors for innovation and what you should be looking for […]

Careers in Science

Virtual

Seminar for graduate students. Are you interested in exploring your future career opportunities? This seminar focused on career opportunities and provided an overview of the skills needed to excel within each type of role. At the seminar, participants learned about: Research and non-research career paths such as consulting, product development, etc. Numerous opportunities for you […]

GSD Monthly Seminar- Promoting Psychological Flexibility

Virtual

Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division (GSD) at MGH GSD Monthly Seminar- "Promoting Psychological Flexibility during the Grad School Year" During this talk, Dr. Lester discussed the value of enhancing one’s Psychological Flexibility (e.g., mindfulness, acceptance, goal setting, working with unhelpful thoughts) - the ability to be present and live more fully and consciously, and […]

GSD Monthly Seminar- Importance of Mentoring

Virtual

Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division (GSD) at MGH GSD Monthly Seminar- "Importance of Mentoring" In this session, Dr. Bouxsein will talk with MGH graduate students about mentoring and the importance of creating a mentoring circle. Dr. Bouxsein will provide valuable tips that will help graduate students better seek out mentors. Learning Objectives: Upon completion […]

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