Chao Center at Harvard Business School, Yi Ren room
Join fellow students across Harvard campuses who are interested in healthcare innovation for an evening of introductions over food and drinks and presentations from student-facing healthcare clubs and organizations, such as:
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...
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.
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...
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 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.