Range of Options

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

Location: 

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...

Read more about [PGE PDD Webinar] Understanding University Structures and the Range of Career Options in Higher Ed (Jason Heustis, Ph.D.)

Registration: 

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

Location: 

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...

Read more about [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: 

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-...

Read more about [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: 

2020 May 04

[NIGMS Webinar] Entrepreneurship and Careers in the Biotechnology Industry

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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...

Read more about [NIGMS Webinar] Entrepreneurship and Careers in the Biotechnology Industry
2020 Apr 29

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

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

Location: 

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.
 
Follow this ...

Read more about GradFutures Virtual Forum @Princeton University (April 29 - May 1)
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.

We invite any postdoc, clinical fellow or PhD-level...

Read more about 13th Annual NIH Career Symposium- An Online Event
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...

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

Registration: 

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. 

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

Registration: 

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-...

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

Registration: 

Career Options Map - RA Capital

What to do with a background in biological sciences?  (If you don't want to be in academia, a physician, or other healthcare provider)
2020 Mar 09

Career Jump Start for Scientists (GSAS Webinar)

4:00pm to 5:00pm

What are your career plans post-Harvard? What are your options? How can you even get started? Jump start your career and take on these big career questions! In this webinar, you will launch your self-assessment process to better understand your skills, interests, and values in the context of an effective job search, and we will discuss a variety of career options available to PhDs in the sciences. To participate in this webinar, please register using the same email address you use to log in to Crimson Careers.

Sign up here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/...

Read more about Career Jump Start for Scientists (GSAS Webinar)

MIT IMPACT Program

IMPACT provides career development for post-doctoral and advanced pre-doctoral trainees through a six-month mentorship program to focus their work for heightened real-world value. It was prototyped in 2015 at MIT through the Innovation Initiative, and has since won a grant from the National...

Read more about MIT IMPACT Program

Pages