Updating your life science resume? Wondering how to get it through the company's internal systems and how to land an interview? Join us for a free virtual workshop over lunch, with a practical advice from Biotech Networks Founder and master networker Mary Canady from 12-1 US PT. Speak and network with a recruiter directly from 1-2 p.m. US PT. This free virtual event will be the first in a workshop series complementing our career fairs.
The Harvard GSAS Consulting Club is excited to host our first virtual Consulting Career Fair on Friday, June 11th from 12 - 4 pm. Whether you are just starting to consider consulting and want to explore more or you are applying for full-time employment in the coming months, this year’s fair will have something valuable and exciting for everyone! For example:
1- “Firm Flash Talks” (12 - 2 pm)
Firm representatives will share the important highlights of each firm and 2021 recruitment dates; attendees will receive tickets to enter our...
For many graduate students and postdoctoral trainees, even those with an international background careers outside the US remain terra incognita. While planning an overseas move can be daunting, such careers offer unique and rewarding opportunities that can boost and enhance trainees’ career development outcomes. During this session, we offer advice on preparing for success outside the US research ecosystem by discussing potential challenges facing trainees who wish to be globally mobile and will share resources...
When it comes to career planning, international graduate students and postdocs have additional significant challenges to consider, such as “Cultural Adjustment,” “Immigration Status,” and “Funding opportunities.” This will be an interactive session to discuss how to address these main challenges. It will provide practical ways for international trainees to navigate these challenges in pursuing successful careers in the US.
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.
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 strategies for effectively conveying educational background, professional experience, intellectual interests, publication history and professional interests, funding, honors and awards.
This is an interactive workshop which will take advantage of peer-review to apply the best...
On February 4 & 5, 2021, we look forward to e-host biologists, chemists, physicists, and computational scientists (among others) from traditionally underrepresented minority groups during our MSKView: A diversity recruitment event for MSK scientific laboratories. Selected attendees will have an opportunity to:
learn about the cutting-edge science being conducted at MSK
present their research and connect with peers
meet MSK faculty in one-on-one meetings and roundtables
"This year will be our 15th year of hosting our successful international career fair connecting talented researchers at all career levels to employers, job opportunities, information and advice. For the first time, we’ll be hosting you online due to the circumstances, but the event will be as dynamic and rewarding as ever.
During our free event you can:
Connect with a diverse range of academic and scientific companies
Discuss live job roles via video or chat
Get practical advice on making yourself stand out as a candidate...
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.
Candidates applying for faculty positions that involve classroom or laboratory instruction are usually asked to submit a teaching statement as part of their application materials. Teaching statements are also often required as part of promotion and tenure applications. Creating an effective teaching statement depends on your ability to convince readers that you have a well-formulated philosophy that motivates your teaching. In addition, your statement should be supported by concrete examples of effective teaching or mentoring.