GSD Announcements
2017 November 21

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.


  Grad Student
  Cookie Hour

  at Work

  Building a High
  Impact CV or Resume


  CALL for Submissions:
  GSD Connect

  with the GSD

  Still a PhD
  student at MGH?


1. MGH Graduate Student Social Cookie Hour on Nov 30-
    Graduate Student Division Seminar: Networking Series

Come to the graduate student cookie hour at Simches Research Building! All graduate students are welcome!

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Please click here to register.

2. Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a High Impact CV or Resume on Dec 7-
    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

Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Pre-registration is required, please click here to register by Thu, Nov 30.

3. SAVE THE DATE! Conflict Management at Work on Jan 10-
    Graduate Student Division Seminar: Negotiation Series
    Co-Sponsored with the Center for Faculty Development

This seminar will explore the benefits of understanding conflict and provide a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick will demonstrate how and when to use the conflict-handling styles effectively and coach participants to initiate productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations.

Facilitator: Melissa Brodrick, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson

Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Please click here to register by Thu, Jan 4.


1. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: MGH Graduate Student "GSD Connect" information due Dec 29-

Get connected! Submit your entry for the annual "GSD Connect".

"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". Submissions due by Fri, Dec 29.

2. 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.

3. Are you still a PhD student at MGH?-

As we look to ensure the accuracy of our mailing list please click here if you are no longer a PhD graduate student at MGH.