2013 September 27

The Graduate Student Division (GSD)within the Office for Research Career Development,
a branch of the Center for Faculty Development, was created to foster a graduate student community and to serve the practical needs of graduate students
from all academic institutions who are associated with basic and clinical research at MGH.


  Looking your Best
  on Paper: Building
  a CV or Resume

  "GSD Connect"

  MGH Graduate


  with the GSD

  Harvard Biotech
  Career Fair


1. Looking your Best on Paper: Building a CV or Resume on Oct 16-
    GSD Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

A seminar for MGH graduate students.

This seminar will help you prepare your CV/Resume for academia, industry or
for a more general career exploration.

You will learn to:
- Tailor your CV/resume to your goals
- Highlight and build transferable skills and experience
- Focus the content and structure
- Apply values added tips and tricks

Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers
Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Time: 12:30 to 2 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Pre-registration is required, please register here by Wed, Oct 9.

2. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: MGH Graduate Student "GSD Connect" information due Oct 22-
    Collected by the MGH Graduate Student Division

Get connected! Submit your entry for the new "GSD Connect" by October 22. "GSD Connect" is a vehicle to highlight your research interests. This compilation of graduate students at MGH will help you connect with your peers based on school, lab, location and more!!

The first edition of "GSD Connect" will be available at the Graduate Student Community Day. That's why we need your submission now!

Click here to submit your information as you would like it to appear in "GSD Connect" by Tue, Oct 22.

3. SAVE THE DATE! MGH Graduate Student Community Celebration Day on Dec 5-
    Presented by the MGH Graduate Student Division

The Graduate Student Community Celebration Day recognizes the contribution of graduate students to the MGH research community. It will include lunch, speed networking with MGH Principal Investigators, and prizes!!

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Time: Noon - 2:00 pm

Please click here to register to attend MGH Graduate Student Celebration Day by Nov 22.


1. CONSULTATIONS: GSD is offering consultations for MGH graduate students -

Are you interested in academic or career advice?

Thilo Deckersbach, PhD, Director of the Graduate Student Division within the Office for Research Career Development is available for individual meetings to discuss your career advancement.

To schedule a consultation please email gsd@partners.org

2. The Harvard Biotech Career Fair 2013 on Sep 30-
    Presented by Harvard Biotechnology Club

The biggest career event for life science PhDs, MDs and PostDoc’s, organized by the Harvard Biotech Club will be held on Monday, September 30, 2013 in the New Research Building. Come speak with key recruitment personnel from industry leaders in the fields of Pharma/Biotech, Consulting, Healthcare Services, Patent Law and Medical Devices.

This is an excellent opportunity to network with company representatives, and land the perfect job!

The career fair will also include a career discussion panel led by industry experts and a keynote address by Dr. Robert Gould, CEO, Epizyme inc.

Dates: Monday, September 30, 2013
Time: 1 to 5pm
Location: New Research Building (3rd floor Rotunda), Harvard Medical School

Registration is free for Harvard students and Harvard-affiliated postdoctoral fellows and $20 for non-Harvard students. Please pay by cash or check on-site. To see the complete list of companies that attended last year and for more info, please visit: http://www.thebiotechclub.org/careerfair/.


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