Life Sciences Master's Students (HMS)

2020 Apr 16

[PGE PDD Webinar] Exploring Science Careers With Job Simulations (Thi Nguyen, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Do you want to try out real job tasks in different fields all while sitting at home? 

Job simulations can help you explore bioscience PhD career paths, narrow down options, and make informed career choices. The job sims are vetted by professionals with field expertise - the projects are true-to-task. 

Join Thi Nguyen, a neuroscientist, career coach, and founder of InterSECT job simulations. Be ready to work in groups on a job simulation and reflect on your relevant skills and strengths for different fields. 

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2020 Apr 14

[PGE PDD Webinar] The Post-Doc Landscape: The Range of "Non-Traditional" Post-Docs ..for Careers in Education

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

The Program in Graduate Education (PGE) at Harvard Medical School (HMS) is pleased to host this session showcasing the growing array of post-docs available for life sciences trainees looking for training in the areas of teaching, education research, higher ed administration and science policy.  These post-docs exist in varying forms, some preparing trainees for careers combining scientific research with work in these areas of expertise.

This session will feature professionals who are hiring managers, mentors or past participants in these "non-...

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2020 Apr 06

Dissertation Defense - Matt Sonnett (ChemBio)

10:00am to 11:00am

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Contact Chemical Biology Administrator Jason Millberg for Zoom access

Dissertation Title: Systems Biochemistry of the Metaphase Spindle

 

 

Research Associate @ Harvard Business School

March 31, 2020

Research Associate The Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness 

The Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness (www.isc.hbs.edu) is a joint Institute of Harvard University and Harvard Business School, dedicated to supporting and extending the research pioneered by Professor Porter and disseminating it to scholars and practitioners on a global basis. The Institute is focused on the study of competition and its implications for the strategy of companies and other types of organizations, the competitiveness of nations, regions and cities, and new ways...

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How to Work Well With Graduate Students (Chronicle Vitae)

March 30, 2020
Scenario: A doctoral student comes by your office to ask if you will serve as a reader on her dissertation committee. While a senior professor is chairing her committee, she wants you to help with the "heaving lifting." You start shifting in your seat, wishing there was a pause button you could hit as you figure out the best thing to say. You want to support this student — but as an assistant professor, a few years from tenure, you need to protect your time and avoid stepping on her adviser’s toes. Do you say no and clarify the roles of dissertation chair versus reader? Do you say yes and... Read more about How to Work Well With Graduate Students (Chronicle Vitae)
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Applying Business Strategies to Establish Your Research Program (Current Protocols Essential Lab Techniques)

March 30, 2020

     This article provides an overview of how you can use foundational concepts of business strategy and business development to help achieve your research goals and move a research program forward. Starting and running an academic research laboratory has many similarities to starting and growing a company. While many academics have tended to avoid business lingo, we invite the reader to keep an open mind with respect to the ‘business speak’ that has been deliberately built into this article, as we believe that it provides a useful context for thinking about laboratory...

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2020 Apr 09

[PGE PDD Webinar] BioPharma Business Basics (Thi Nguyen, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Want to learn business terminology that is used in industry settings? 

Participants will walk through how biopharma defines strategy and how biopharma is structured. Knowledge of these business basics will provide a starting point from which to learn business vocabulary and gain confidence to engage professionals and alumni in professional settings (e.g., networking and interviewing conversations).

Join Thi Nguyen, a neuroscientist, career coach, and course director for “Business Concepts for Life Scientists,” a free course hosted by...

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2020 Apr 02

[PGE PDD Webinar] Using Business Strategies to Keep Your Research Moving (Thi Nguyen, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Want to use this time away from the lab to strategically plan next steps for your research? Learn to set goals that make the best use of your time.

Scientists have been using business frameworks to be more effective in the lab. Taking time to define what’s important to your research and who your research impacts can help you make decisions about next steps and potential collaborations. 

Join Thi Nguyen, a neuroscientist, career coach, and course director for “Business Concepts for Life Scientists,” a course hosted by iBiology, to...

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