GSD Announcements
 
2014 October 24
 
               

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.

  
  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  Looking your Best
  on Paper: Building
  a CV or Resume

  LAST CALL FOR
  SUBMISSIONS:
  "GSD Connect"
  

  Building a Positive
  On-line Personal Brand:
  Using LinkedIn, Blogs,
  & other Social Media
  Tools

  ANNOUNCEMENTS

  Individual
  consultations
  with the GSD

  Future in Life
  Sciences(FILS)
  Series

 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

1. Looking your Best on Paper: Building a CV or Resume on Nov 13-
    GSD Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

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

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Pre-registration is required, please register here by Fri, Oct 31.

2. LAST CALL: MGH Graduate Student "GSD Connect" information due TODAY-
    Collected by the MGH Graduate Student Division

Get connected! Submit your entry for the annual "GSD Connect" by 5:00pm TODAY.

"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!!

Click here to submit your information as you would like it to appear in "GSD Connect".

3. SAVE THE DATE: Building a Positive On-line Personal Brand: Using LinkedIn, Blogs,
    and other Social Media Tools on Dec 4-

    GSD Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

This seminar will help you to build and develop a professional on-line personal brand using sites, such as LinkedIn, twitter, facebook, and blogs.

You will learn how to:
    •  Use the advanced functionality of LinkedIn and how to customize your profile
    •  Highlight your background and experiences to compliment your CV/resume
    •  Leverage on-line tools to explore career opportunities

Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Pre-registration is required, please register here by Mon, Nov 24.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

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.

Please email gsd@partners.org to schedule a consultation.

2. Future in Life Sciences (FILS) Series: Finance, Legal, Operations Career Paths in the
    Life Sciences Sector on Nov 18-

    Presented by Propel Careers, MassBio and MassBioEd

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

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 5:30 to 8:00 pm
Location: MassBio Offices, 300 Tech Square, 8th floor, Cambridge, MA

Please click here for more information.