GSD Announcements
 
2019 September 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

  Overview Career
  Opportunities in the
  Life Science Sector

  Looking Your Best
  on Paper: Building
  CV or Resume

  Mark your calendars

  ANNOUNCEMENTS

  GSD T-Pass
  Savings
  Oct-March 2020

  CALL FOR
  APPLICATIONS!
  GSD Travel
  Awards 2020

  Individual career
  consultations
  with the GSD

  Still a PhD
  student at MGH?

 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

1. 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
       ecosystem
    •  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 click here to register by Fri, Oct 11.

2. Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a High Impact CV or Resume on Nov 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, November 7, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Registration is required, please click here to register by Fri, Nov 1.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS - Upcoming Program (Details to follow)

Importance of Mentoring while in Graduate School
Thu, Dec 5, 2019 - 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus

ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. LAST CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! GSD T-Pass Savings (Oct 2019-Mar 2020) due Sep 26-
    Sponsored by the MGH Graduate Student Division

Are you interested in saving on your monthly T-Pass?

The MGH Graduate Student Division (GSD) is offering savings on the Monthly LinkPass to support scholarly activities of PhD graduate students who are currently doing research at MGH. The T-Pass Savings is a lottery program for a limited number of non-employee PhD students at MGH.

Please click here for more information. Applications are due by 4:00 pm on Thu, Sep 26.

2. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! GSD Travel Awards (Nov 2019-Apr 2020) due Oct 4-
    Sponsored by the MGH Graduate Student Division

Recognizing that one of the obstacles to career advancement is the challenge of traveling while in graduate school and doing research, the MGH Graduate Student Division (GSD) within the CFD's Office for Research Career Development established the GSD Travel Awards to help you travel.

This award will support travel to an academic/society meeting related to your academic advancement possible. The award is open to PhD graduate students who are currently doing research at MGH and who have plans to attend a professional meeting between November 2019 and April 2020. Funding is intended to help defray registration, transportation and accommodation costs for the students while traveling only. Winners will present at a MGH student seminar.

Please click here for more information. Applications are due by 4:00 pm on Fri, Oct 4.

3. 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 gsd@partners.org to schedule a consultation.

4. 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.