Experiential Learning

2021 Mar 25

[Career Navigator Workshop] Exploring PhD Careers with Job Simulations / Identifying Your Ph.D. Transferable Skills

5:00pm to 7:00pm

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This is two-part session with workshops co-hosted and run as part of the Spring PhD PATHFinder course (March 22 - March 26, 2021).

 

PART 1 (5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

What do you consider when you're making a career transition? Attend this session to hear stories about graduate students and postdocs who successfully jumpstarted (or crawled) into new industry roles, and strategies and timelines for how they did it. 

You will also learn about InterSECT...

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MicroSim Job Simulation Library

Developed by UMass Boston, "our #MicroSim job simulations are designed to take the student as little as 1-2 hours. We develop #MicroSims in collaboration with employers/scientists working in these roles." 
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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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 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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Research!America Policy Internship

A science policy internship for college seniors, graduate students or recent graduates with a science, health or related degree (or degree goal) who seek science policy experience in the areas of biomedical research or other health related disciplines
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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