GSD Announcements
2019 August 27

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.


  MGH Graduate Student
  Social Lunch Seminar

  Overview Career
  Opportunities in the
  Life Science Sector

  Mark your calendars


  GSD Committee
  Meeting on Nov 21

  Individual career
  with the GSD

  Still a PhD
  student at MGH?


1. MGH Graduate Student Lunch Seminar on Sep 12-
    Graduate Student Division Communication Series

Come support your fellow graduate students, GSD Travel Award November 2018 - April 2019 winners, who will present on their research. Come and mingle with your fellow graduate students and enjoy lunch and ice cream!

Presenter: Alexandra Gold, PhD Candidate, Clinical Fellow in Psychology,
                Psychology Program, Boston University, PI: Dr. Thilo Deckersbach,
                Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation, MGH.

Presenter: Taylor Cannon, PhD Candidate, Harvard-MIT Health Science and Technology
                 (HST) Program, PI: Dr. Brett Bouma,
                 Wellman Center for Photomedicine, MGH.

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration.

Please click here to register by Fri, Sep 6.

2. Overview of Career Opportunities in the Life Science Sector on Oct 17 -
    Graduate Student Division Career Advancement Series

Are you interested in exploring your future career opportunities? This seminar will focus on career opportunities available to individuals with advanced degrees and provide an overview of the skills needed to excel in each type of role.

At this seminar you will learn about:
    •  Research and non-research career paths such as consulting, product development, etc.
    •  Numerous opportunities for you in non-profit and for-profit organizations
    •  Professional associations and groups that are active in the Boston area life sciences
    •  Transferable skills, their importance and how to highlight them for specific roles

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

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Registration is required, please register here by Fri, Oct 11.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS - Upcoming Program (Details to follow)

Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a High Impact CV or Resume
Thu, Nov 7, 2019 - 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus


1. Get involved! Join the GSD Graduate Student Committee Meeting on Nov 21-
    Presented by the Graduate Student Division

The Graduate Student Division, with the support of the Center for Faculty Development's Office for Research Career Development, offers educational seminars, networking and social events specifically tailored for graduate students. All MGH graduate students can join the GSD Committee and help us to:

    •  Plan upcoming events
    •  Share your ideas for future events and initiatives
    •  Embrace the MGH graduate student community

All MGH graduate students are welcome to attend the GSD Committee meeting on:

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided via email

Please email if you are interested in attending.

2. CAREER ADVICE: GSD is offering individual consultations for MGH graduate students -

Are you interested in academic or career advice?

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.