Non-Academic Careers

  • 2017 Jun 01

    Harvard FAS Postdoc Research Symposium

    1:00pm to 3:00pm


    Northwest Labs B1 Atrium, 52 Oxford St, Cambridge

    The Harvard FAS Postdoctoral Association (FASPDA) and the Office of Postdoctoral affairs are excited to announce the first Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Postdoctoral Research Symposium!

    Refreshments will be served, and the Symposium will be followed by a Happy Hour reception! The goal for this symposium is to bring together postdocs from all over campus to present their research in poster format to a broad audience. Faculty, graduate students, staff, and undergraduates will all be invited to attend the symposium and learn about your work. In addition to research posters… Read more about Harvard FAS Postdoc Research Symposium

  • 2017 Jun 02

    Linkedin for Networking, Career Building & Job Search

    3:00pm to 5:00pm


    Biolabs room 1058, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge


    Linkedin has become an incredibly powerful tool for building and maintaining your professional network. Join us for this hands-on, interactive workshop where you will be guided step-by-step through the process of enhancing your profile and networking for job leads. We will discuss changing your headline, adding skills, enhancing your summary, and adding links and documents to show examples of your work. Additional topics will include: ways to reach out to alumni and other professionals, asking for in-person networking meetings (often called informational interviews) and how to join and… Read more about Linkedin for Networking, Career Building & Job Search

  • 2017 Jun 16

    Symposium on Careers and Collaboration in Science

    (All day)


    Broad Institute, 415 Main St, Cambridge

    The Boston Postdoctoral Association (BPDA) is excited to invite you to a 2-day Symposium on Careers and Collaboration in Science (B-SoCCS) on June 16th-17th at the Broad Institute. There will be career tracks specifically tailored to postdocs aiming for academic or industry positions. The program includes practical skills development workshops, a poster session, 2 renowned keynote speakers (Phil Sharp, Nobel laureate and Jay Bradner, NIBR President), a reception, and extensive networking opportunities.
    The BPDA is actively recruiting general registrants as well as poster and… Read more about Symposium on Careers and Collaboration in Science

  • 2017 Jun 21

    Beyond the Bench: Exploring Opportunities for PhDs in Clinical and Translational Research

    6:00pm to 7:30pm


    Cannon Room, Building C, Harvard Medical School. 240 Longwood Ave, Boston

    This event is for PhD candidates, post-docs, and junior faculty who are interested in exploring the role of basic scientists in clinical and translational research. An opening talk will be led by Jeffrey Karp, PhD, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session. Registration is required.
    Please email with any questions!