Academic and Professional Skills

2022 May 04

CANCELED [Career Navigator Workshop] Resume 101 with Evan Walsh

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

This workshop has been canceled.

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...

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2022 Apr 21

[LPCE Event] How to Leverage Your “Marginalized” Identities to Advance Your Mission as a Social Entrepreneur

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details
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
2022 Apr 14

[LPCE Event] Asian American Entrepreneurship Panel

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details
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
2022 Mar 31

[LPCE Event] From Student to Social Impact CEO with Kelly Twichel of Access Trax

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details
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
2021 Sep 14

Precision Medicine 2021: Race & Ethnicity

9:30am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual - Register for Details

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...

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2021 Jul 15

HBI Career Chat

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

A seminar and q+a session for young investigators looking to learn about career paths beyond academia.

Featuring:
Liza Shoenfeld
Principal, Glia Consulting
"Branching Points: from Academic Neuroscience to Health Strategy Consulting"

During her graduate program in neuroscience, Liza launched an exploration into nonacademic career paths and shared everything she was learning on her website, branchingpoints....

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2021 May 17

Centering Career and Professional Development as Core Components of Graduate Education

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

 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.

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2021 Apr 26

GradFUTURES Forum at Princeton

Mon - Fri, Apr 26 to Apr 30, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

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:

  • Data transparency
  • Experiential Learning
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Learning Cohorts and Communities
  • Mentorship and Networking
  • National Ph.D. Career & Professional Development...
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2021 Apr 02

[Career Navigator Workshop] The Power of Persuasion: A Public-Speaking Workshop

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

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...

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2021 Mar 12

[Career Navigator Workshop] Making Time When You Don’t Have Any: Strategic Planning for Grad Students

1:30pm to 2:45pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

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...

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2021 Feb 11

[Career Navigator Workshop] Communicating with Humans Outside Your Discipline: A Writing Workshop

4:00pm to 5:15pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details
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
2021 Feb 04

[Career Navigator Workshop] R3 (Research Rigor and Reproducibility) and Me; Introduction to Electronic Notebooks

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

PART 1: R3 and Me: A Toolkit for Rigorous and Reproducible Research (Jelena Patrnogić, PhD, HMS Curriculum Fellows Program)

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

There is a reproducibility crisis in research.

In 2016, Nature reported results from a survey demonstrating that more than 70% of researchers...

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