Postdocs are faced with many obstacles in their pursuit of being an independent investigator, none more frustrating than getting the most out of their training. Jim Gould, director of the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows will lay out strategies for choosing the right research environment to thrive as a postdoc as well as planning, and executing, a successful postdoc tenure.Read more about Making the Most of your Postdoc
The HIO is pleased to announce an informational session for students and scholars entitled Green Cards, Entrepreneurship, and Work Visas: What Do I Need to Know? This session is intended to help our clients learn what happens after Harvard visa sponsorship ends. Join a local attorney who will be speaking about topics such as H-1Bs, TNs, O-1s, entrepreneurship, green cards and much more during this 2-hour session sponsored by the FAS Office for Postdoctoral Affairs and the HIO.
Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall 1st Floor, 25 Shattuck St., Boston
Come and share ideas about entrepreneurship at the convergence of biology, medicine, and computers. Featuring Jonathan Bush, cofounder, CEO, and President of athenahealth, a provider of applications and services involving clinical and financial records for hospital and ambulatory clients. Hosted by Harvard Office of Technology Development and the HMS Department of Biomedical Informatics. Read more about Biomedical Informatics Entrepreneurs Salon: Jonathan Bush, athenahealth
Harvard Office of Technology Development welcomes two new Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIRs) to campus in conjunction with Harvard's Physical Sciences & Engineering Accelerator. Nat Harrison, MBA, and Shahid Azim, MBA, will be available to Harvard researchers in the physical sciences for the next 9 months to give advice on entrepreneurship and innovation, learn what's happening in the labs, and help catalyze new startups around Harvard technologies. Read more about Get to Know the New EIRs in Physical Sciences
If you're considering a career in science policy, you probably think first of the US federal government. But that's not the only place you can make an impact on science policy. Come hear from several professionals who work in a variety of environments, within and outside the federal government.
Office of Career Services, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge
Whether you’re planning to go on the academic job market this fall or in coming years, you will benefit from learning first-hand from recent PhDs who have successfully landed academic jobs despite the tight market. Come and hear the job search stories, strategies, and advice from recently-hired PhDs in the humanities and social sciences who will be working in a variety of academic positions after graduation.
This 2-hour intensive workshop is designed to attain real results in order to help you build your fluency in speech and confidence when presenting and discussing your research. You will gain knowledge, strategies, and skills in this fully interactive workshop that will allow you to better articulate and represent your individual work, your lab/department, and your institution. Included in this workshop will be skill-based practice addressing the linguistic and cultural demands that non-native speakers of English regularly experience in the scientific and academic setting such as: Read more about Strategically Speaking: Building Fluency and Cultural Intelligence for Confident Communication
The Jackson Laboratory and partners are pleased to host The Whole Scientist workshop in New York on April 20, and in Bar Harbor, Maine, on May 15-19, 2017.
The Whole Scientist will help scientists like you prepare for the next step and provide you answers to questions such as, Am I prepared for the next step in my scientific career? What skills do I need to work in academia? Industry? Other careers? What if I don’t want to do research? How can I find a job?