Upcoming Events

  • 2018 Mar 05

    Making the Most of Your Postdoc

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 209, 260 Longwood Ave.

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    Description: Postdocs are faced with many obstacles in their pursuit of being an independent investigator, none more frustrating than getting the most out of their training. Jim Gould, director of the Office of Postdoctoral Fellows will lay out strategies for choosing the right research environment to thrive as a postdoc as well as planning, and executing, a successful postdoc tenure. Designed for...

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  • 2018 Mar 08

    Creating a Successful Job Search Strategy

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Cannon Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.

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    This is part of the "Demystifying Job Search & Career Transitions" Series
    Speaker: Lauren Celano, Founder & CEO, Propel Careers
    Description: This workshop will provide advice on how to prepare and conduct an effective job search. In this seminar, Propel Careers representatives will discuss how to prepare a search strategy to identify the relevant companies and/or roles for...

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  • 2018 Mar 09

    Office Hours

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    OPF, Gordon Hall, Room 006, 25 Shattuck Street
    Make an appointment with the Director of the Postdoc Office for a 30 minute session of career coaching, networking & job search advice, interview assistance, or critique of your application materials. Postdoc Office Hours will be held every other Friday. It is helpful to visit myIDP on Science Careers website (http://myidp.sciencecareers.org/).
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  • 2018 Mar 12

    Career Clinic: Successful Interview Prep Strategies

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Folin Wu Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.

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    Speaker: James Gould, PhD, Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows
    Workshop Description: Successful Interview Prep Strategies
    Every postdoc could benefit from interview prep as they move forward in their job search. A critical part of job hunting is convincing others, and sometimes yourself, that you are capable of performing successfully. By focusing on...

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  • 2018 Mar 14

    Postdoc Life Cycle: Exit Strategies That Won't Kill Your Career

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 328, 260 Longwood Ave.
    Registration opens 2/14/18
    This workshop is part of "The Postdoc Life Cycle" series.
    Featuring: Melissa Brodrick, Ombudsperson, Ombuds Office for HMS/HSDM/HSPH
    Workshop Description: Don’t get along with your boss in a big way? Know that your lab or clinic wasn’t the best fit for you?  This workshop will help you consider best practices for transitioning as gracefully as... Read more about Postdoc Life Cycle: Exit Strategies That Won't Kill Your Career
  • 2018 Mar 15

    Postdoc Coffee House

    9:30am to 10:30am

    Location: 

    OPF, Gordon Hall, Room 006, 25 Shattuck Street

    Don't be shy! Stop by the Postdoc Office on the third Thursday of every month to enjoy fresh coffee and donuts and learn more about the opportunities available for postdocs.

    Postdoc Coffee House

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  • 2018 Mar 22

    Reliably Accesorize On-Screen Presentations

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Goldenson 318, 200 Longwood Ave.
    Registration opens 2/22/18
    Imaging Solutions for Science Communication: Reliably Accesorize On-Screen Presentations
    Featuring: Beth Beighlie,  Digital Imaging Coordinator, Information Technology, HMS
    Workshop Description: Understand important concepts of presentation design to reliably display images. Minimize the risks associated with certain fonts &... Read more about Reliably Accesorize On-Screen Presentations
  • 2018 Mar 23

    Office Hours

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    OPF, Gordon Hall, Room 006, 25 Shattuck Street
    Make an appointment with the Director of the Postdoc Office for a 30 minute session of career coaching, networking & job search advice, interview assistance, or critique of your application materials. Postdoc Office Hours will be held every other Friday. It is helpful to visit myIDP on Science Careers website (http://myidp.sciencecareers.org/).
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  • 2018 Mar 28

    RCR: Research Misconduct

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Armenise Amphitheatre, 200 Longwood Avenue

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    The NIH requires anyone sponsored by a training grant, either currently or in the future, to complete Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training. At HMS and HSDM, it is mandatory for all postdoctoral fellows to attend regardless of funding source.
    You must enroll in the course conducted by the Center for Bioethics within Harvard Medical School. We recognize most trainees will have an...

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  • 2018 Apr 04

    Elements of Teaching: Preparing for a Teaching Career in STEM

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 306, 260 Longwood Ave.

    Registration opens on 3/5/18
    Featured Speaker: Jennifer Herman, PhD, Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching, Simmons College
    Description: This workshop is highly interactive. Participants will:
    - Discuss previous teaching experiences and career goals related to teaching.
    -  Brainstorm and analyze knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to secure a position and thrive as a faculty member in a teaching-centered institution.
    - Create an action plan for their own professional development.
    - Learn about a variety of...

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