Academic Support and Advising

2021 Oct 15

[Career Navigator Workshop] Making the Most of Your Lab Rotations with Taralyn Tan, PhD

1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

Zoom - Register for Details

A primary goal of the first year of graduate school is to identify a dissertation laboratory. Lab rotations are a major mechanism to guide students in this process. This interactive workshop will provide students strategies to maximally leverage lab rotation experiences to identify a training environment for their dissertation research that is aligned with students' professional and personal goals and priorities. This workshop will also emphasize that lab rotations themselves are only part of the decision-making process and that the work of identifying a lab that’s going to be a “good...

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2020 Oct 01

[Career Navigator Workshop] Making the Most of Your Virtual Rotations (Dr. Taralyn Tan - HMS Department of Neurobiology, Dr. Jason Heustis - HMS Program in Graduate Education)

4:00pm to 5:15pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

PART 1: Understanding the Value of Rotations and Setting Your Goals

A primary goal of the first year of graduate school is to identify a dissertation laboratory. Lab rotations are a major mechanism to guide students in this process. Students are currently having to navigate rotations that are partially or wholly virtual due to COVID-19 and restrictions on in-person laboratory activities. This interactive workshop will provide students strategies to maximally leverage both in-person and virtual lab rotation experiences to identify a training environment for...

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Keystone Symposia Fellows Program

The Fellows Program aims to give early-career scientists from underrepresented (UR) and other disadvantaged backgrounds the support and skills they need to successfully pursue leadership and decision-making roles in academic, industry and government research sectors.
2020 May 12

[PGE PDD Webinar] How to Build an Effective DAC

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Have you recently selected a dissertation advisor and started work toward your thesis? Have you started thinking about which faculty might serve you best on your DAC? In this workshop, early career graduate students will consider the roles that their potential DAC members will play in their personal and professional development and identify personal priority areas to cover when recruiting DAC members. Participants will also be given the opportunity to ask questions about DAC membership of a panel of experienced faculty members, followed by small group discussions with senior...

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The Ultimate Guide to Success in Grad School

Some great slides from a handful of PhD candidates from around the world who presented, at the 2019 SACNAS conference in Honolulu HI, on finding overall success in higher learning.

National Research Mentoring Network

The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) is a nationwide consortium of biomedical professionals and institutions that supports trainees at every career stage of research in the biomedical sciences.