DMS PhD Students Only

500 Queer Scientists

500 Queer Scientists is, "a new visibility campaign for LGBTQ+ people and their allies working in STEM and STEM-supporting jobs — a group that collectively represents a powerful force of scientific progress and discovery".
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ARTICLE: Visualizing detailed postdoctoral employment trends using a new career outcome taxonomy (Nature)

February 1, 2018
This article reports detailed career outcomes for all National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences postdoctoral fellows over the past 15 years and categorizes their trajectory with a, "three-tiered, hierarchical taxonomy and visualization methodology" that standardizes job catagories for easier understanding of available career paths.  Read more.   Read more about ARTICLE: Visualizing detailed postdoctoral employment trends using a new career outcome taxonomy (Nature)
2018 Jul 10

Landing a Great Scientific Research Post-Doc

4:30pm to 6:30pm


Modell 100A
How to prepare yourself best for a post-doc, whether internationally or within the US, and eventually as an independent junior faculty member

Minority Biomedical Scientists of Harvard

The Minority Biomedical Scientists of Harvard is a graduate student group dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the life sciences community at Harvard. MBSH aims to improve the experience of underrepresented graduate students in the sciences by organizing community- building and career development events throughout the academic year.

Harvard Graduate Consulting Club

Harvard Graduate Consulting Club (HGCC) provides graduate students with a better understanding of the consulting field as a possible career choice.

Harvard Graduate Women in Science and Engineering

HGWISE is a GSAS organization of graduate students and is dedicated to the personal, academic and professional development of women in science and engineering at Harvard University. To reach this goal HGWISE supports events and programs that provide educational and networking opportunities as well as social outings for our members.

Science in the News

Science in the News is a graduate student group whose mission is to bridge the communication gap between scientists and non-scientists.

GSAS Science Policy Group

The Harvard GSAS Science Policy Group is composed of graduate students interested in the intersection between science and policy.

GSAS Open Labs At Harvard

GSAS Open Labs At Harvard is a graduate student group that simultaneously develops communication and organization skills, and serves the community through scientific outreach for the graduate students involved.

Journal of Emerging Investigators (JEI)

The Journal of Emerging Investigators (JEI) is an open-access journal run by Harvard graduate students that publishes original research conducted by middle and high school students.

GSAS Biotechnology Club

The GSAS Harvard Biotechnology Club is a student organization that hosts events and provides services that allow members to explore the world of business and biotechnology.

The CFP-DMS SEAL Certificate Program (DMS Only)

The Division of Medical Sciences Science Education and Lecture (DMS SEAL) Program was established by the DMS Education PATH to provide DMS graduate students with the opportunity to develop curriculum, teach, and receive constructive feedback on their teaching.


iBiology's mission is to convey, in the form of open-access free videos, the excitement of modern biology and the process by which scientific discoveries are made.


DMS PATHS is an enrichment program for graduate students to identify which careers they hope to pursue and to gain relevant experience in these areas. Each PATH has an associated student group, and in most cases these are open to both PhD and Masters students.