Career Exploration

2020 Oct 15

[Career Navigator Workshop] Applying to Medical School (Dr. Temperance Rowell - HMS Curriculum Fellows Program & HMS Medical Students)

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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Join HMS MD students for a series of lightly structured panel discussions with time for Q&A from the audience about Applying to Medical School. This PGE PDD will be broken into 3 session discussions with short breaks in between. These sessions will including discussions on (1) crafting personal statements, (2) the medical school application, and (3) medical school interviews.

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2020 Oct 09

OCS Data Analytics Fair

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online - Register for Details

The Data Analytics, Science & Technology Fair will bring students and employers together for discussions on the varied organizations and opportunities available, including: data analytics, machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, UX/UI design, physical and life sciences, technology, and other STEM fields.

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2020 Jul 28

[NIH OITE Webinar] New Beginnings: Making Successful Transitions

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE

Life is a series of choices and transitions. Transitions can be times of personal growth and development. They can also be frustrating and difficult. Much of the time, they are both. Worries about balancing work, life, and family time; making school/career decisions; and navigating interpersonal issues with mentors (and others) can contribute to feelings of being overwhelmed and disconnected. A common element of managing the challenges of life is finding community, using resources, and developing your problem solving,...

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Science Policy Careers Analysis [SCI]

What skills, traits, and experiences lead to a successful career in policy and governance for PhD-trained scientists? SCI conducted semi-structured interviews with individuals working in science policy jobs to find out.
2020 Jun 18

[NIH OITE Webinar] Career Planning for Scientists

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Understand how your personal interests, skills, and values contribute to your future career success. Topics to be covered include the importance of career decision making, learning styles, self-assessment, transferrable skills, defining success, personal needs, work/life balance, and articulating short-term and long-term goals.

Speaker(s): Amanda (Dumsch) Langer, OITE Career Counselor

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2020 Jul 02

[PGE PDD Webinar] Finding, Evaluating, and Applying for Bioscience Faculty Positions in Different Environments (Jason Heustis, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Considering applications for a faculty position in the next few months, the next year or a couple years down the road?  Want to know more about what the application process and what document and evidence you will have to demonstrate?  Looking to know more about what the interview process and timeline are like?  Wondering how things differ from school to school with their application and interview expectations?

In this session, Dr. Jason Heustis (Director of Student Development and Training Evaluation at Harvard Medical School) will lead a discussion covering...

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2020 Jun 30

[PGE PDD Webinar] Understanding University Structures and the Range of Career Options in Higher Ed (Jason Heustis, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Ever wonder what a Provost does?  Or what the difference is between an Assistant Dean and an Associate Dean, or the difference between Dean of the Faculty and the Dean of Education?   Are a graduate student or post-doc considering your career options and want to know more about the full range of career trajectories and entry-level positions available for roles in education?   This session should help you answer this questions.

In this session, Dr. Jason Heustis (Director of Student Development and Training Evaluation and Lecturer on Biological...

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2020 Jul 30

[PGE PDD Webinar] The Post-Doc Landscape (Part 3): Landing (and Funding) a Great Scientific Research Post-Doc…in academia ….or biotech/pharma …or at an institute … or a startup

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Landing a great scientific research post-doc is a critical step in launching a career as a research scientist – whether your career goal is to be in academia, in government, in industry or at a private research institute.  This session is designed to provide advice to trainees - from the PI perspective - on how to find scientific research post-doc positions, how to apply, and how to stand out among many applicants for positions in various environments.  Panelists will share their perspectives not only from their past experiences having landed successful post-docs (including...

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2020 Jun 11

[PGE PDD Webinar] The Post-Doc Landscape (Part 2): The Range of "Non'Traditional" Post-Docs...for Careers in the Public, Non-Profit and Private Sectors

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

The Program in Graduate Education (PGE) at Harvard Medical School (HMS) is pleased to host this session showcasing the growing array of post-docs available for life sciences trainees looking for training in the areas of the public, non-profit and private sectors.  These post-docs prepare life scientists trainees for careers including bioethics, science policy, science communication, mass media, clinical affairs and medical affairs. 

This session will feature professionals who are hiring managers, mentors or past participants in these "non-...

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