Life Sciences Master's Students (HMS)

2019 Oct 11

Charting Your Course II, Part 1: Preparing Job Search Materials...CVs, Resumes and LinkedIn Pages (A PGE Professional Development Day)

Registration Closed 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Bray Room (NRB) -- down the hallway from the Elements Cafe

[1:30 pm - 2:25 pm] Making a Case for Yourself: Crafting Effective CVs (Jason Heustis, Ph.D., Program in Graduate Education)

Trainees and professionals in academic work environments will likely encounter a request to summarize their professional accomplishments in the form of a curriculum vitae (CV).  This workshop will introduce students to best practices in developing a CV, highlighting best practices for conveying educational background, professional experience, intellectual interests, publication history and professional...

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2019 Oct 11

Applying to PhD Programs (an event for visiting undergraduate students and post-bacs)

1:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Navigating Life Sciences PhD Program Applications and Career Development (THIS LINK FOR VISITING UNDERGRADS AND POSTBACS ONLY)

Harvard Medical Schools welcomes you to a tour, Q&A with current students, and informational session about applications to the life sciences doctoral programs.  The day ends with a panel discussion with admissions faculty from a selection of life sciences doctoral programs.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Welcome and Campus Tour

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Student Panel Discussion

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Admissions Overview (Presentation)

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Q&A with Harvard Admissions Committee Faculty

 

Please use this...

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Proposal Central

Proposal Central is an e-grantmaking website shared by many government, non-profit, and private grant-making organizations. Registration is required to avail this resource.

World Education Services Scholarship Finder

The WES Scholarship Finder provides you with a list of scholarships for which you can apply based on your needs and home country, serving as a resource for connecting international students to available scholarships.

EducationUSA

EducationUSA promotes U.S. higher education to students around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States as well as provides information and advice for... Read more about EducationUSA

Central American Student Association of Harvard (CASA-H)

The Central American Student Association of Harvard (CASA-H) aims to engage students from across the University in active dialogue about Central America and to promote and bringing together the Central American community within Harvard University. 
Burnout and mental health problems

Burnout and Mental Health Problems in Doctoral Students (CBE-Life Sciences Article)

June 12, 2019

Although burnout and mental health problems may adversely impact quality of scientific research, academic productivity, and attrition in biomedical doctoral training programs, very little research has been done on this topic. Recent studies have used brief survey methods to begin to explore burnout and mental health problems in biomedical doctoral students. In this pilot study, biomedical doctoral students (N = 69; 12% of enrolled biomedical doctoral students at a large research institution’s school of medicine in the United States) were ad- ministered standardized psychiatric interviews...

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2019 May 17

CV of Failures: A Scientist's Guide to Resilience

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall

The Program in Graduate Education (PGE) is pleased to host an open forum to discuss resilience and overcoming failure, where Dean George Daley and other HMS faculty will share their stories as part of an educational forum and social event.

Resilience - the ability to withstand and rebound from adversity - is a positive contributor to maintaining good mental health. Resilience is often discussed as a personal attribute, yet it plays an equally important role in career navigation....

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2019 May 01

Mindful by Design: Incorporating mindfulness practices into your day-to-day life to improve effectiveness, perspective and self-care

Registration Closed 4:45pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library -- Lahey Room

Please join Kevin Wehmhoefer LICSW, Outreach Coordinator and Staff Clinician at Counseling and Mental Health Services/HUHS for an informal presentation which will review the benefits of mindfulness  and instruct attendees on how to start and sustain a practice that will support improved self-care, self-awareness and resiliency while strengthening stress management, perspective and overall effectiveness at work and at home. Presentation will include:

  • General review of mindfulness practices, goals and benefits

  • ...
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[HMS Master's] Request for Proposals: Jeffrey Richardson Fellowship 2019

April 18, 2019

 

 

 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 

Jeffrey Richardson Fellowship 2019 

The HMS Committee on Global Projects and Sites is pleased to announce a request for proposals for the Jeffrey Richardson Fellowship. The Fellowship, funded through a bequest of William L. Richardson in 1864, is to support continued studies in the U.S. or abroad by a recent graduate of Harvard Medical School. 

The Committee seeks proposals from recent graduates who...

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2019 Apr 26

Crafting an Effective Curriculum Vitae (CV) (for HMS Master's students)

Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

TMEC 106

Trainees and professionals in academic work environments will likely encounter a request to summarize their professional accomplishments in the form of a curriculum vitae (CV).  This workshop will introduce students to best practices in developing a CV, highlighting best practices for conveying educational background, professional experience, intellectual interests, publication history and professional interests among other things.  This is an interactive workshop which will take advantage of peer-review to apply the best practices introduced in this session.  All...

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