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Academic Year 2013 - 2014

Graduate Student Seminar: Networking Series

MGH Graduate Student Social Night
Date: August 29, 2014
This networking event was an opportunity for graduate student to socialize with their fellow graduate students at MGH. Spouses and friends were welcome.

Presented by the MGH Graduate Student Division (GSD) and Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA)

Networking BBQ for Postdocs and Graduate Students
Date: June 25, 2014
The GSD and the MGPA hosted an outdoor event where graduate students and research fellows were able to meet and socialize with other graduate students and research fellows. They also learned about ways to get involved.

GSD Seminar: Networking Series

MGH Graduate Student Social Night
Date: May 20, 2014

Educational Seminar: Communication Series

How to Identify Fellowships and Other Funding Opportunities Using COS Pivot
Date: May 7, 2014
This seminar provided graduate student with an overview on how to find new external funding opportunities using Community of Science (COS) Pivot database of funding announcements from government, commercial and international sponsors
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Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Two-part series for MGH graduate students tailored for academic and non-academic interviews.

Part I: "Interview Prep" provided graduate students with tips on how to perform research on the company and interviews, how to prepare potential interview questions, and how to create your own "elevator speech".
Date: March 13, 2014
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Part II: "Mock Interview" was interactive with the audience to practice interview skills and provide advice on how to handle behavioral questions and how to succeed during the interview.
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014
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Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

How to Write a Successful NIH NRSA Grant
This seminar provided graduate students with an overview of the NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA)training grant mechanism.
Date: February 27, 2014
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Graduate Student Seminar: Networking Series

MGH Graduate Student Social Night
Date: February 20, 2014
This networking event was an opportunity for graduate student to socialize with their fellow graduate students at MGH. Spouses and friends were welcome.

Educational Seminar: Communication Series

The Power of Presentation
Date: January 23, 2014
Facilitator: Claudyne Wilder, President of Wilder Presentations
This seminar provided the tools and job aids needed to make your point to an audience more effectively. Graduate students learned to develop audience focused content, focus on key messages using executive summaries and story formats.
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Graduate Student Division Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Career Search Strategy: How to Identify Opportunities and Best Practices for Your Job Search
Date: December 5, 2013
Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers
This session provided an overview on how to prepare a search strategy to identify the companies, academic instructions and/or roles relevant for your background. The seminar helped the graduate students to develop self-awareness strategy, taught them acceleration tips, information interviewing benefits and how to use research sources (e.g. LinkedIn, etc.).
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Presented and organized by the GSD Committee

GSD Social Night

Date: October 28, 2013
This networking event was an opportunity for graduate student to socialize with their fellow graduate students at MGH.


Graduate Student Division Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a CV or Resume

Date: October 16, 2013
Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers
This seminar helped participants prepare the CV/Resume for academia, industry or for a more general career exploration.
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Click here to view the tips for CV and Resume writing





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