Interpersonal Skills

SciLinkR - The Platform for Public Engagement with Science

SciLinkR is a platform for researchers to connect with other scientists passionate about science outreach, to discover opportunities for outreach, and to record public engagement activities to ultimately create a shareable report of their work for professional development purposes.  
2019 Apr 17

Choosing Mentors and Mentoring Up: An Interactive, Peer-Mentoring Workshop

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm


Countway Library - Minot Room

Positive mentor-mentee relationships are a cornerstone of success for any graduate student. Choosing the right principal investigator (PI) and starting off with a proactive strategy to maintain a positive and productive work relationship is an early step toward graduate school success. Are you an early stage graduate student considering a choice of thesis lab/PI or looking for advice on ways to approach starting off on the right path to a positive and productive mentor-mentee relationship?

The Program in Graduate Education...

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2019 Mar 21

Women in Consulting Panel

6:00pm to 7:30pm


Northwest B101, Cambridge, MA
Women in Consulting Panel
Thursday, March 21st at 6:00pm in Northwest B101

You are warmly invited to attend the 2019 Women in Consulting Panel, organized by the Harvard GSAS Consulting Club. This event will be held on Thursday, March 21st at 6:00PM at Harvard Northwest Science Building Room B101 (Cambridge). The Women in Consulting Panel aims to raise awareness for consulting as a career path and will... Read more about Women in Consulting Panel
2018 Nov 09

Together We Can Do Better: A Convening of Leaders in Academia to Prevent Sexual Harassment (Webcast)

8:00am to 3:30pm



Over the last two decades, important gains have been made in the participation of women in science, engineering, and biomedical disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the United States. More women than ever are also joining the faculty ranks in these fields and moving into leadership positions in higher education. While progress is slow, the reduction in the “gender gap” is encouraging. However, more rapid and sustained progress in closing the gender gap in science, engineering, and medicine is jeopardized by the persistence of sexual harassment and its adverse impact on...

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NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE)

The NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) posts video recordings of their events. These cover a variety of topics related to career and professional development - from mentoring to scientific communication to career exploration and the job search.
2018 Sep 17

Increasing Openness and Collaboration Seminar

12:00pm to 1:00pm


Countway Library Floor 5: Ballard Room

This class is part of the Research Data Management Seminar Series

There is a lot of focus aimed at increasing transparency and accountability throughout the research life cycle, with a special emphasis on open access, to increase the speed of the flow of information from funded research to action. 

In order to work openly and collaboratively, researchers are turning to solutions that assist with design study, project documentation, version control, analyzing data, and publishing shared results. 

We will present tools and resources...

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The Ombuds Office

The Ombuds Office supports an ethical and civil culture, encouraging mutual understanding and resolution through respectful dialogue and fair processes

Fair Play

The Fair Play computer game provides players with the opportunity to take the perspective of Jamal Davis, a Black graduate student on his way to becoming a renowned professor. The Fair Play website also includes a list of helpful resources on diversity and inclusion in science.

PLOS Collections - Gender Imbalance

The articles in this collection consider factors associated with the inclusion and success of women in STEM fields and propose ways to reduce the gender gap.

Culturally Aware Mentorship

Culturally Aware Mentorship is a resource that aims to enhance mentors’ and trainees’ ability to effectively address cultural diversity matters in their research mentoring relationships.

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.