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2020 Oct 15

Nature Careers Live 2020 Virtual Event

7:00am to 12:00pm

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"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...
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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

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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 Jul 28

[PGE PDD Webinar] Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement for a Faculty Job Search (Mitch McVey, Ph.D. - Tufts University)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Zoom - TBA

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.

Dr. Mitch McVey (Professor of Biology at Tufts...

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2020 Jul 21

[PGE PDD Webinar] Crafting an Effective Diversity Statement for a Faculty Job Search (Kathy Takayama, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Zoom - TBA

Institutions are becoming more proactive and intentional about their efforts to embrace principles of inclusion, equity, justice, and diversity, and as such, are seeking candidates that will support the enactment of these principles. They will request from job applicants a diversity statement that articulates how the candidate can contribute toward these efforts. In this workshop, we will discuss what, exactly, is a diversity statement, what you might include in the statement, and how it can help you reflect upon your ongoing development as a researcher, teacher, and mentor....

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2020 Jul 09

[PGE PDD Webinar] Crafting an Effective Research Statement for a Faculty Job Search (Davie Van Vactor, Ph.D. - Harvard Medical School)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Zoom - TBA

Candidates applying for tenure-track faculty positions, in which they would be sustaining a research program, are required to submit a research statement as a part of their application materials.  Creating an effective research statement depends on a candidate's ability to convince a reader they not only have great ideas for novel research but also that they have the momentum and vision to warrant an institution's investment of time and resources to support this research program.

Dr. Davie Van Vactor (Professional of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School) will lead this...

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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 Jul 07

[PGE PDD Webinar] Making a Case for Yourself: Crafting an Effective CV (Jason Heustis, Ph.D. - Harvard Medical School)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

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...

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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

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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

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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 May 21

HIO Immigration Information Session

3:00pm to 4:00pm

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In light of the unprecedented changes made to the way each and every one of us goes about our daily activities, members of the Harvard International Office are planning to offer an online webinar via Zoom to connect with you and discuss any immigration-related questions you may have that are affecting our international scholar populations. We will use the time to share information, hear your concerns, and to answer as many of your questions as possible. Please understand that, given how fluid the situation is, we may not have all the answers at this time; however, we will continue to...

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