GSD Announcements
2015 November 18

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.


  How to Stay
  on Track
  with your PhD


  with the GSD

  The Art of Scientific
  Presentations: How to
  Give a Presentation

  McKinsey & Company
  Internship Opportunity


1. How to Stay on Track with your PhD on Dec 3 -
    Graduate Student Division Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Are you procrastinating writing your dissertation? Are you being pulled in too many directions?
This seminar will provide you with tips, tricks, and strategies on how to stay on track with your dissertation.

At this seminar you will learn how to:
    •  Get organized
    •  Find a routine that works
    •  Stop procrastinating

Facilitator: Robert E. Kingston, PhD, Chief, Department of Molecular Biology
                Professor of Genetics

Date: Thursday, December 3, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Pre-registration is required, please register here by Wed, Nov 25.


1. CAREER ADVICE: GSD is offering individual 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 consultations to discuss your career advancement.

Please email to schedule a consultation.

2. The Art of Scientific Presentations: How to Give a Presentation on Nov 19-
    Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Research

A quick and easy guide for giving oral presentations. This lecture provides participants with the tools for giving effective presentations, understanding how to organize a talk, making slides that work, learning the most effective way to talk to an audience.

Speaker: Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, Thomas P. Hackett, MD, Endowed Chair in Psychiatry at MGH; Director, Training and Education MGH Research Institute; Director, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, MGH; Professor of Psychiatry, HMS

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Location: Simches 3.110 Large Conference Room, Simches Research Building, 3rd Floor

Please click here for more information.

3. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! McKinsey & Company: Internship Application DUE Dec 7-
    Sponsored by McKinsey & Company, global management consulting firm

If you have a passion for problem solving, a drive to have significant impact in the world, please see the details below on McKinsey & Company upcoming internship and summer programs for PhD students, postdocs, medical students, interns, residents and fellows.

Paid internship in select offices world-wide
The Associate Internship program is the best opportunity to explore management consulting at McKinsey. It gives each participant the opportunity to work on a client project as a member of a McKinsey team. Select offices worldwide offer this program, lasting from 8-10 weeks, during the late spring through early Fall of 2016.

Eligibility: Open to Ph.D. students, postdocs, medical students, interns, residents, fellows, JDs and non-M.B.A. Masters
Application Deadline: December 7, 2015

Please click here for more information.