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2020 May 21

[PGE PDD Webinar] Adapting your Job search and building skills and experiences during the COVID19 pandemic

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

The Therapeutics Graduate Program (TGP) is pleased to organize and host this event for all life sciences graduate students.

 

During this webinar, Propel Careers will present information to help people adapt their job search strategies and approaches due to the COVID19 pandemic. This webinar will cover the following topics: (1) how to...

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2020 Apr 30

[NIH OITE Webinar] CVs, Resumes, and cover letters: Essential Job Search Documents

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

GoToWebinar - Contact for Details
This workshop will highlight the critical elements and structure of CVs and resumes and cover letters. These important job documents serve as the foundation for all job searches, and knowing how to create them based on the employment sector and published position description is essential.  Speaker, Dr. Lori Conlan
2020 Apr 07

[PGE PDD Webinar] Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a Resume (Lauren Celano, MBA)

Registration Closed 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

This workshop will focus on how to highlight experiences and skills on a resume and the importance of tailoring these documents for specific roles. This seminar will provide examples of skills and experiences that should be emphasized for different types of roles including bench research roles, non-bench research roles, business development, marketing, consulting, product/project management roles, and clinical roles. Advice will be provided regarding how to build and format a resume and how to tailor resumes for different roles.

Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA (...

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2020 Mar 31

[PGE PDD Webinar] The Making of a Great LinkedIn Page (Milka Kostic, Ph.D., DFCI)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

To LinkedIn or not to LinkedIn? That has been a question for the scientists ever since the platform launched in early 2000s.

Although, scientists may have shrugged the usefulness of LinkedIn in the past, the platform is now being used by a growing number of researchers who are realizing that LinkedIn can help them not only with finding their next career opportunity, but also in a number of ways that may not be immediately obvious.

Join Milka Kostic, Program Director of Chemical Biology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and LinkedIn aficionado, to learn more about...

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CLIPS

The CLIPS website was built to provide some of the essential information on communication skills that a science student needs during their degree and in the workplace
2019 Oct 11

Charting Your Course II, Part 1: Preparing Job Search Materials...CVs, Resumes and LinkedIn Pages (A PGE Professional Development Day)

Registration Closed 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

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...

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2019 Jun 10

Landing a "Non-Traditional Post-Doc"...for teaching, higher ed admin, science policy

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Modell 100A

The Program in Graduate Education (PGE) at Harvard Medical School (HMS), in collaboration with the Scientific Citizenship Initiative (SCI) @ HMS, is pleased to host this session showcasing the growing array of post-docs available for lifes sciences trainees looking for training in the areas of teaching, higher ed administration and science policy.  These post-docs exist in varying forms, some preparing trainees for careers combining scientific research with work in these areas of expertise.

This...

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2019 Apr 26

Crafting an Effective Curriculum Vitae (CV) (for HMS Master's students)

Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

TMEC 106

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 interests among other things.  This is an interactive workshop which will take advantage of peer-review to apply the best practices introduced in this session.  All...

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2019 Apr 26

Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a Resume (for HMS master's students)

Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

TMEC 128

This workshop will focus on how to highlight experiences and skills on a resume and the importance of tailoring these documents for specific roles. This seminar will provide examples of skills and experiences that should be emphasized for different types of roles including bench research roles, non-bench research roles, business development, marketing, consulting, product/project management roles, and clinical roles. Advice will be provided regarding how to build...

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2019 Apr 24

Maximizing Your Individual Development Planning

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library - Minot Room

The use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) have been widely promoted to support graduate student professional development. IDPs are structured frameworks to consider short-term and long-term career plans, laying a foundation for meaningful goal-setting.   This workshop will introduce trainees to knowledge and skills to inform IDP discussions.  It is open to all trainees, including master's and doctoral students.

Part 1: More Than Just Paperwork: Making IDPs part of a Meaningful Mentor-Mentee...

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