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Academic Year 2016 - 2017

Graduate Student Division Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Lessons Learned: Part II. How to Write a National Science Foundation's (NSF) Grant

In this session Ms. Chou will provide an overview of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship application process. This NSF fellowship offers three years of stipend support for graduate students pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science and engineering.
You will have an opportunity to discuss the elements that go into a successful NSF fellowship application, including:
    •   how to craft a strong personal statement
    •   what to emphasize in the research proposal
    •   how to select appropriate recommendation letter writers

Facilitator: Tina Chou, MA, PhD Graduate Student, Harvard University,
Department of Psychiatry, MGH
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided upon registration

 

Graduate Student Division Educational Seminar: Communication Series

How to Give a Talk

A quick and easy guide for MGH PhD graduate students on how to give an oral presentation.
At this educational seminar you will learn:
    •   how to use the tools for giving effective presentation
    •   how to organize a talk
    •   how to make slides that work
    •   how to apply the most effective ways to talk to an audience
    •   how to manage performance anxieties

Facilitator: Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, Thomas P. Hackett, MD, Endowed Chair in Psychiatry, MGH; Director, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program; Associate Director, Depression Clinical Research Program; Professor of Psychiatry, HMS
Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Graduate Student Division Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Acing the Interview

A career advancement two-hour seminar for MGH graduate students tailored for academic and non-academic interviews.

This educational seminar will provide tips and advice on:

    •  how to perform research on the company and interviewers
    •  how to prepare potential interview questions and responses
    •  how to create your own “elevator speech”
    •  how to handle behavioral focused interview questions

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

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Graduate Student Division Educational Seminar: Communication Series

How to Identify Fellowships and Other Funding Opportunities Using COS Pivot

This seminar will provide graduate students with an overview on how to find new external funding opportunities using Community of Science (COS) Pivot database of funding announcements from government, commercial and international sponsors.

Facilitator: Amy Robb, Assistant Director for Prospect Research and
Funding Opportunities, Corporate and Foundation Relations, MGH Development Office

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided upon registration

 

 

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