This session is intended for students considering application to medical school in the United States. In this interactive session, participating students will benefit not only from the advice of MD admissions professionals and committee members but also from students who have been admitted to Harvard Medical School.
Melissa Friedman, M.A., Director of Admissions at Harvard Medical School
Danial J. Ceasar, HMS MD candidate, Pathways Admissions Committee Member
This workshop will focus on how to highlight experiences and skills on a resume and the importance of tailoring these documents for specific roles. This seminar will provide examples of skills and experiences that should be emphasized for different types of roles including bench research roles, non-bench research roles, business development, marketing, consulting, product/project management roles, and clinical roles. Advice will be provided regarding how to build...
The use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) have been widely promoted to support graduate student professional development. IDPs are structured frameworks to consider short-term and long-term career plans, laying a foundation for meaningful goal-setting. This workshop will introduce trainees to knowledge and skills to inform IDP discussions. It is open to all trainees, including master's and doctoral students.
Part 1: More Than Just Paperwork: Making IDPs part of a Meaningful Mentor-Mentee...
Positive mentor-mentee relationships are a cornerstone of success for any graduate student. Choosing the right principal investigator (PI) and starting off with a proactive strategy to maintain a positive and productive work relationship is an early step toward graduate school success. Are you an early stage graduate student considering a choice of thesis lab/PI or looking for advice on ways to approach starting off on the right path to a positive and productive mentor-mentee relationship?
Join Malia Koppin, PT, DPT, CSCS, WFS from Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) for this presentation touching on the importance of proactive strategies to maintain physical health, with a focus on workplace ergonomics, while pursuing work in graduate school and future careers. Malia has extensive experience providing service to Harvard graduate students and will draw from this experience in highlighting frequent pitfalls resulting in workplace injuries.
Contemporary science has been characterized by an exponential growth in publications and a rise of team science. At the same time, there has been an increase in the number of awarded PhD degrees, which has not been accompanied by a similar expansion in the number of academic positions. In such a competitive environment, an important measure of academic success is the ability to maintain a long active career in science. In this paper, we study workforce trends in three scientific disciplines over half a century. We find dramatic shortening of careers of scientists across all three...
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking a Manager of Laboratory Instruction. The Manager will support the curricular development and teaching of BMB laboratory courses. This position will participate in curriculum development with faculty instructors and oversee scheduling and coordination between the different courses and instructors. Responsibilities include overseeing the maintenance of laboratory supplies and equipment, managing laboratory spaces and...
The Harvard Catalyst Postgraduate Education Program (PGE), would like you to share the following information with your program participants. PGE will be offering a new four- session career panel series designed to offer insights into the various career options in clinical and translational research available to PhD and MD scientists who may be interested in working in settings such as academia, industry, and government/regulatory agencies.
The CGS/GRE Survey of Graduate Enrollment and Degrees is the comprehensive source of information on master’s and doctoral program applications, enrollment, and degrees in the United States. This report highlights ndings from Fall 2017 with detailed data tables. Below are several key points from this year’s survey. Read more.
The Graduate College at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a full-time Postdoctoral Scholar Coordinator, Program Coordinator I or II to provide leadership and service to the postdoctoral and graduate student communities.