Academic and Professional Skills

2020 Apr 09

[PGE PDD Webinar] BioPharma Business Basics (Thi Nguyen, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Want to learn business terminology that is used in industry settings? 

Participants will walk through how biopharma defines strategy and how biopharma is structured. Knowledge of these business basics will provide a starting point from which to learn business vocabulary and gain confidence to engage professionals and alumni in professional settings (e.g., networking and interviewing conversations).

Join Thi Nguyen, a neuroscientist, career coach, and course director for “Business Concepts for Life Scientists,” a free course hosted by...

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2020 Apr 02

[PGE PDD Webinar] Using Business Strategies to Keep Your Research Moving (Thi Nguyen, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Want to use this time away from the lab to strategically plan next steps for your research? Learn to set goals that make the best use of your time.

Scientists have been using business frameworks to be more effective in the lab. Taking time to define what’s important to your research and who your research impacts can help you make decisions about next steps and potential collaborations. 

Join Thi Nguyen, a neuroscientist, career coach, and course director for “Business Concepts for Life Scientists,” a course hosted by iBiology, to...

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2020 Mar 24

Coronavirus and Quarantine: What Big Questions Can We Be Asking?

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Register: http://www.veritas.org/veritasforumlivestream/

Within the span of a week, things have changed quickly, unexpectedly, and uncomfortably. Over 250 colleges and universities have gone virtual overnight. What now? What if this disorienting season of quarantine is not simply isolating and inconvenient? What if it can provide a newfound space for reflection to ask some of life’s biggest questions and reorient ourselves around the truth to be discovered?

 

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PiN Online Learning Resources

Online learning resources specifically geared toward PiN students, with topics like linear algebra and machine learning.

Advice for Defending a PhD Remotely

A survival guide written by Alyssa Frederick, PhD which may be particularly helpful to our students who have remote defenses on the calendar.
2020 Mar 27

[CANCELED] Master's Research Day

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Simmons University, Main College Building, 300 Fenway, Linda K. Paresky Conference Ctr
2020 Mar 05

The Power of Persuasion: A Public Speaking Workshop [A PGE Professional Development Day]

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Modell 100

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...

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MIT IMPACT Program

IMPACT provides career development for post-doctoral and advanced pre-doctoral trainees through a six-month mentorship program to focus their work for heightened real-world value. It was prototyped in 2015 at MIT through the Innovation Initiative, and has since won a grant from the National...

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