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Past Events & Programs

Academic Year 2018 - 2019


Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Postdoc to Industry: What to Expect
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA)
Date: January 30, 2019
Former MGH postdocs described their experience with moving into industry positions. Topics included how they obtained the position, how they managed the transition with their academic coworkers, and how life in an industry job has differed from academic life.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Conflict Management at Work
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development, the Post Doctoral Division,
  and the Graduate Student Division

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Facilitator: Melissa Brodrick, MEd, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson
A seminar for MGH faculty and research fellow with HMS academic appointments and MGH PhD graduate students in research.
This seminar explored the benefits of understanding conflict and provide a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick demonstrated how and when to use the conflict-handling styles effectively and coach participants to initiate productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations.

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

New Research Fellow Orientation
Date: December 17, 2018
This was an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows were encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we covered career development resources and opportunities available to them here at the MGH. Participants also had the chance to meet staff from the Office for Research Career Development, the Post Doctoral Division, volunteers from the MGPA and, of course, other post docs!

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Green Card Info Session
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association
Date: December 4, 2018
Participants learned about the process and requirements for the USA permanent residence application.

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation
Date: Friday November 9, 2018
This was an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows were encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we covered career development resources and opportunities available to them here at the MGH. Participants also had the chance to meet staff from the Office for Research Career Development, the Post Doctoral Division, volunteers from the MGPA and, of course, other post docs!

 

Postdoc Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation
Date: Thursday September 20, 2018
This was an exclusive event for MGH Research Fellows/Post Docs. New Research Fellows were encouraged to attend our orientation lunch where we covered career development resources and opportunities available to them here at the MGH. Participants also had the chance to meet staff from the Office for Research Career Development, the Post Doctoral Division, volunteers from the MGPA and, of course, other post docs!

 

Postdoc Appreciation Events

Ice Cream Social and Panel Discussion: Making the Most of Your Postdoc
Co-sponsored by the Post Doctoral Division and the Mass General
  Postdoc Association

Date: Monday, September 17, 2018
In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, and all of your hard work throughout the year, we hosted an Ice Cream Social! After, participants were invited to stay for an inspiring panel discussion: "Making the Most of Your Postdoc". They learned the steps our panel of speakers took during their postdoctoral years that proved successful in their career transitions.

 

Graduate Student DivisionPost Doctoral Division Center for Faculty Development Office for Women's Careers Office for Research Career Development