2013 December 20
 
               
 

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.
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  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  GSD Seminar:
  How to Give a Talk

  How to White
  a Successful
  NIH NRSA
  Grant

  ANNOUNCEMENT

  MGH GSD
  Facebook
  Group

  Individual
  consultations
  with the GSD

 
WHAT'S HAPPENING


1. 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 16.


2. How to Write a Successful NIH NRSA Grant on Feb 27-
    GSD Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

This seminar will provide graduate students with an overview of the NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA) training grant mechanisms. NRSA predoctoral (F31) and postdoctoral (F32) fellowship training grants provide an invaluable resource towards launching a career as an independent researcher. We will discuss the elements that go into a successful NRSA grant application, including how to pick a research project, how to select sponsors and mentors, and what to emphasize in a solid training plan.

Facilitator: Kristen K. Ellard, Ph.D., Clinical Fellow in Psychology
                Bipolar Clinic and Research Program Program
                Massachusetts General Hospital                 

Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Pre-registration is required, please register here by Fri, Feb 21.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. MGH GSD Facebook group -
    Created by GSD Committee

REMINDER: 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. 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

 

Contact office at:
gsd@partners.org