Self-Assessment and Values

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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Zoom - Register for Details

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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2020 Jun 18

[NIH OITE Webinar] Career Planning for Scientists

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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GoToWebinar - Register for Details

Understand how your personal interests, skills, and values contribute to your future career success. Topics to be covered include the importance of career decision making, learning styles, self-assessment, transferrable skills, defining success, personal needs, work/life balance, and articulating short-term and long-term goals.

Speaker(s): Amanda (Dumsch) Langer, OITE Career Counselor

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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 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 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/...

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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...

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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.

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2019 May 17

CV of Failures: A Scientist's Guide to Resilience

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall

The Program in Graduate Education (PGE) is pleased to host an open forum to discuss resilience and overcoming failure, where Dean George Daley and other HMS faculty will share their stories as part of an educational forum and social event.

Resilience - the ability to withstand and rebound from adversity - is a positive contributor to maintaining good mental health. Resilience is often discussed as a personal attribute, yet it plays an equally important role in career navigation....

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2019 Apr 24

Maximizing Your Individual Development Planning

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library - Minot Room

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.

Part 1: More Than Just Paperwork: Making IDPs part of a Meaningful Mentor-Mentee...

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Agathon Career Fellowship

The Agathon Career Fellowship is a program run by the Harvard University GSAS Effective Altruism Student Group. The Fellowship recruits and trains grad students in practical tools and concepts that will help them build a satisfying career in which they do the most good for the world with their talents.

Career Development Toolkit for Researchers

This toolkit from jobs.ac.uk is aimed at post-doctoral researchers but with some modification is also useful for master's and graduate students. The toolkit offers some general starting points for those wanting to reflect on their career to date and to begin to formulate an ongoing career strategy.

Versatile PhD

Versatile PhD is the largest online community dedicated to non-academic and non-faculty careers for PhDs in humanities, social science and STEM

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