Career Exploration

2020 May 21

[OITE Workshop] Networking

3:00pm to 3:45pm

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GoToWebinar - Register for Details

Did you attend the Career Symposium and now know you need to network, but just do not know how? Find out how to expand and maintain your network. This session will also explore using social media, especially LinkedIn, to advance your job search.

 

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2020 Jun 04

[PGE PDD Webinar] Networking: Now More than Ever (Laura Stark, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

You've heard that networking is the best way to find a great job or internship (it is!), but you may be hesitant to get started, especially in these challenging times. While the current pandemic has changed some aspects of networking, it is still the easiest and most effective way to learn about different career fields and cultivate opportunities. In times of economic uncertainty, networking is more important than ever....

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2020 May 04

[NIGMS Webinar] Entrepreneurship and Careers in the Biotechnology Industry

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Details posted to NIGMS website as they become available
Learn about: 
  • Transition from Academia to Industry to Start-ups, and important differences between them
  • Assessing your new technology might also be your next job
  • Similarities and differences between grant funding and early investment funding

Dr. John Younger Link to external web site
University City Science Center

https://www.nigms.nih.gov/News...

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AAAS Networking Handbook

A full guide on building your professional network from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
2020 Apr 29

GradFutures Virtual Forum @Princeton University (April 29 - May 1)

Wed - Fri, Apr 29 to May 1, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

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Follow the link to register for the any or all of the sessions below. https://gradfutures.princeton.edu/forum2020agenda

Please consider joining us for Princeton’s GradFUTURES Virtual Forum – April 29, 30 & May 1. 

The goal of the GradFUTURES Virtual Forum is to accelerate connectivity among and between graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni, and leaders from a diverse array of fields. This Forum will encourage attendees to forge deeper connections, build community and explore opportunities for leadership and meaningful professional development within all fields of endeavor.
 
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2020 Jun 09

NEW DATE! >>>> [PGE PDD Webinar] Backward Career Design: Using Reality and Resources to Inform Your IDPs (Jason Heustis, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

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.

This workshop is designed to enhance Individual Development Planning by infusing facts and tools to supplement considerations at various...

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2020 May 08

13th Annual NIH Career Symposium- An Online Event

8:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online - Register/Contact for Details

This year we will be moving the NIH Career to an online event. Look for online panels, taped interviews, and Twitter chats to get the same information to plan your career path.

The NIH Career Symposium highlights the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers.  Whether you are a new graduate student, postdoc, or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options or a senior student/fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium is for you.

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2020 Apr 23

[PGE PDD Webinar] Landing an Internship and Making the Most of It

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Are you interested in doing an internship? Want to learn how to start? The Therapeutics Graduate Program (TGP) has been very successful in this space with its internship requirement. A growing number of students are now considering doing internships to help develop skills, explore career opportunities, and focus research interests/directions. During this workshop, we will discuss the administrative process, the importance of...

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2020 Apr 16

[PGE PDD Webinar] Exploring Science Careers With Job Simulations (Thi Nguyen, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Do you want to try out real job tasks in different fields all while sitting at home? 

Job simulations can help you explore bioscience PhD career paths, narrow down options, and make informed career choices. The job sims are vetted by professionals with field expertise - the projects are true-to-task. 

Join Thi Nguyen, a neuroscientist, career coach, and founder of InterSECT job simulations. Be ready to work in groups on a job simulation and reflect on your relevant skills and strengths for different fields. 

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2020 Apr 14

[PGE PDD Webinar] The Post-Doc Landscape: The Range of "Non-Traditional" Post-Docs ..for Careers in Education

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

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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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