Is your resume market ready? Don’t know where to start to update your resume? Unsure if your resume is formatted properly for modern recruitment technologies? Having a strong resume can help build your confidence when searching for and applying to jobs and internships!
Come learn best practices for resume writing with...
Marinel M. de Jesus, Esq. is the founder of the award-winning travel media site, Brown Gal Trekker, the mountain trekking social enterprise, Equity Global Treks, and the human rights non-profit organization, The Porter Voice Collective. In this talk, she will share her journey as a social entrepreneur with a mission to create equity and inclusion in the outdoor and travel industries and how her identity as an Asian American woman and immigrant intersects with her work in a manner that only advances her mission further. From this workshop, you’ll gain insight into the current status of... Read more about [LPCE Event] How to Leverage Your “Marginalized” Identities to Advance Your Mission as a Social Entrepreneur
In this panel, we are excited to have Andrew Fung, Richie Le, and Sandro Roco join us to share their first-hand experience as entrepreneurs utilizing various creative spaces to advocate for the Asian American community. Through this panel, we will discuss questions around the startup journey, the high points and low points of their entrepreneurship experience, lessons learned, identity, representation, and more. Come prepared with your questions, and we cannot wait for you to join us for this lively panel discussion! For registration and more info:... Read more about [LPCE Event] Asian American Entrepreneurship Panel
In this session, award-winning founder Kelly Twichel shares the story of how as a student, she co-invented a product to solve a world-wide problem, got a taste of entrepreneurship and never looked back. You’ll get an inside look into the plot twists, challenges and wins of startup life. Kelly spares no subject as she discusses what it has taken for her to be successful thus far- knowledge you can use for your own ventures. Brand purpose, relationships, mindset, and fundraising are all touched upon. Join us for this interactive session March 31st and submit questions before and during the... Read more about [LPCE Event] From Student to Social Impact CEO with Kelly Twichel of Access Trax
As we have witnessed in recent years, there has been a lot of confusion around the use of race and ethnicity in medicine and medical algorithms. We are focusing on how race and ethnicity informs and biases precision medicine* diagnostics and therapeutics. We are also addressing how machine learning has the potential to both accentuate and reduce existing bias in these precision medicine tasks. At this year’s conference, we will provide expert-led discussions of how identity is used in care and how to best advance precision medicine for all populations. As we have done over the past...
National reports have for decades called for change in graduate education, to better address the career preparation and professional development of graduate students to empower them for this reality. Dr. Cynthia Fuhrmann will describe NIH-funded curricular innovations to center career development as a core component of PhD training at UMass Medical School, and describe new initiatives led by Professional Development Hub, a recently-announced cross-stakeholder initiative to support national systemic change.
2nd Annual GradFUTURES Forum: April 26th-30th – via zoom and live streaming. The theme of the 2021 Forum is “Broadening the Impact of the Ph.D. Within and Beyond the Academy: The Imperative of Graduate Student Professional Development.”
Sessions will center around six core areas:
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Learning Cohorts and Communities
Mentorship and Networking
National Ph.D. Career & Professional Development...
Do you get nervous before giving a speech? Want to feel more confident while presenting? Or just want to make your presentations more interesting, rather than reading verbatim from slides?
In this workshop, persuasion researcher Jay Olson will cover the communication skills necessary to give an effective presentation. Topics include handling nervousness, enhancing clarity, improving body language, and holding the audience’s attention. These tools will help presenters...
Are you overwhelmed and don’t know what to do next to get it all done? Do you want to work more strategically? Attend this session to learn time management and strategic planning to prioritize your projects. You’ll also start to fill out your own planning tool. This session is especially designed to help graduate students and postdocs be more effective with their time.
By the end of these sessions, you will be able to:
Define your goals and align your research and personal projects to those goals...
One of the most challenging aspects of working as a scientist is communicating your work to those outside your specific discipline. By focusing primarily on writing for the widest audience possible, the general public, this workshop will help participants to communicate more effectively in all contexts. No preparation or reading is required for the first workshop, but, for later classes, writing projects will be assigned; most of the workshop time will be devoted to reading, editing, and discussing the resulting pieces. In our background readings and...Read more about [Career Navigator Workshop] Communicating with Humans Outside Your Discipline: A Writing Workshop