2013 October 25

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.


  "GSD Connect"

  MGH Graduate

  How to Give a Talk



  MGH Graduate
  Social Night

  Future in Life
  (FILS) Series


1. LAST CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! MGH Graduate Student "GSD Connect" information is due
    next Tuesday-

    Collected by the MGH Graduate Student Division

Get connected! Submit your entry for the new "GSD Connect" by next Tuesday, October 29. "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!

In the future this information will be posted online to help you foster your graduate student connections.

Click here to submit your information as you would like it to appear in "GSD Connect" by Tue, Oct 29.

2. 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 speed networking with MGH Principal Investigators, lunch and prizes!!

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Time: noon - 2 pm

Location will be sent upon registration.

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

3. SAVE THE DATE: How to Give a Talk on Jan 23-
    GSD Educational Seminar: Communication Series

A quick and easy guide for MGH graduate students on how to give an oral presentation.

This seminar provides graduate students with the tools for giving effective presentations, understanding how to organize a talk, making slides that work, learning the most effective ways to talk to an audience including the uses and the dangers of humor, and managing performance anxieties.

Facilitator: Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, Director, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program
                Associate Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program
                Director, Clinical Research Support Office, Clinical Research Program                 

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Pre-registration is required, please register here by Wed, Jan 1.


1. MGH GSD Facebook group -
    Created by GSD Committee

There is a new facebook group created for you!

Join the group today and start participating in social activities with your peers!

The link to the facebook group is: www.facebook.com/groups/mghgsd

2. MGH Graduate Student Social Night on Oct 28-
    Presented GSD Committee

Come socialize with your fellow graduate students at MGH!
Spouses and friends are welcome!

Date: Monday, October 28, 2013
Time: 6:30 to 9pm
Location: The Red Hat, 9 Bowdoin St., Boston, MA

Please RSVP to gsd@partners.org or register here by noon today, Oct 25.

3. Future in Life Sciences (FILS) Series: Finance, Legal, Operations Career Paths on Nov 12-
    Presented by Propel Careers and MassBioEd

Futures in Life Sciences events are tailored for graduate students, postdocs and medical residents to discuss exciting career paths in the life sciences industry in various functional areas.

Dates: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Time: 5:30 to 8 pm
Location: MassBio Offices, 300 Tech Square, 8th floor, Cambridge, MA

Please click here for more information.


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