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2020 Nov 12

[Career Navigator Workshop] The Graduate Students' and Postdocs' Guide to Personal Finances (Emily Roberts, Ph.D., Personal Finances for Post-Docs Blog)

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

The HMS Program in Graduate Education and the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows are pleased to co-host this event focused on building capacity for personal finance management among graduate students and post-docs.

 

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"Day in the Life" Series from Boston Scientific

July 10, 2020
Boston Scientific is excited to launch a new Zoom series called, “Day in the Life.”  These 45-minute moderated discussions will give your members the opportunity to interact with our employees and hear more about their role at Boston Scientific. Our first session may be of particular interest to members.

 Jul 15: IT & Digital Health
 Jul 22: Quality & Design Assurance
 Jul 29: R&D Engineering – Implantable Hardware
 Aug 5: Manufacturing & Production Leadership
 Aug 12: Supplier Engineering
 Aug 19: Quality Engineering... Read more about "Day in the Life" Series from Boston Scientific

Medical School Application Consultant @ IHL Test Prep

July 10, 2020
Medical School Application Consultants Needed
IHL Test Prep & Admissions, one of the nation’s most elite boutique educational consulting
firms, with offices in New York City and Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time medical school
application consultants to help students with the application process.
This role consists of one-on-one, highly customized advising of students on every facet of the
medical school application process: school selection; brainstorming essay ideas; drafting and
editing essays, resumes and letters of recommendation; completing applications;... Read more about Medical School Application Consultant @ IHL Test Prep

Schmidt Science Fellows for Postdoctoral Research - 2021 Cohort

July 10, 2020

Schmidt Science Fellows receive a generous stipend and are supported to develop the skills and perspectives needed to accelerate discovery, advance solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, and to become future leaders in science and society. Fellows pursue a postdoctoral placement at a leading laboratory anywhere in the world in a disciplinary pivot from their PhD. As part of the application process this year, Fellows will be required to consider several options of where they may undertake their postdoctoral placement. Schmidt Science Fellows...

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2020 Aug 21

Dissertation Defense - Richard Guerra (BBS)

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Zoom - Contact for Details

A Novel Method for the Production of Single-Stranded DNA for Demand-Meeting Applications in DNA Nanotechnology, Biological Imaging, and Genome Editing

Advisor: William Shih
Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

2020 Aug 10

Dissertation Defense - Jacob Luber (BIG)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Contact for Details

Systems Interrogation of Host-Microbiome Immunomodulation and Metabolism

Advisor: Meromit Singer
Program: BIG

Summer Invitational Datathon [Citadel]

July 7, 2020

Hosted by Citadel LLC and Citadel Securities in partnership with Correlation One, the Data Open is launching this season with the Summer Invitational Datathon, which will take place virtually this July!

The Data Open challenges students from the world's best universities to tackle real-world social challenges in topics such as urban traffic, renewable energy, and education. 

Taking place between July 13th and July 20th, teams will have a week to work on their submissions, with the flexibility to showcase their skills on their own schedule. Top performing...

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2020 Jul 28

[PGE PDD Webinar] Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement for a Faculty Job Search (Mitch McVey, Ph.D. - Tufts University)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Candidates applying for faculty positions that involve classroom or laboratory instruction are usually asked to submit a teaching statement as part of their application materials. Teaching statements are also often required as part of promotion and tenure applications. Creating an effective teaching statement depends on your ability to convince readers that you have a well-formulated philosophy that motivates your teaching. In addition, your statement should be supported by concrete examples of effective teaching or mentoring.

Dr. Mitch McVey (Professor of Biology at Tufts...

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Science Policy Careers Analysis [SCI]

What skills, traits, and experiences lead to a successful career in policy and governance for PhD-trained scientists? SCI conducted semi-structured interviews with individuals working in science policy jobs to find out.
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Science Policy Careers for PhD Trained Scientists [SCI]

July 2, 2020

For a PhD-trained scientist, transitioning to a career in science policy can seem daunting. It may be unclear which skills are most needed and how to best acquire them. To assist students interested in this field, the Scientific Citizenship Initiative conducted a study over the summer of 2019 to identify skills and experiences that lead to a successful career in science policy....

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