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Career Prep in the Life Sciences

Posted Thursday, 07 April 2011

The Spring 2011 Life Sciences Professional Development Series — free and open to all HILS-affiliated GSAS students on the Longwood and Cambridge campuses — offers seminars aimed at helping you meet the challenges of the academic/research job markets. Two workshops remain!


Wednesday, April 13. Choosing a Thesis Lab and Seeking Funding

Noon–1:30 p.m., Longwood Medical Area, Goldenson 122.

Advanced graduate students in the Division of Medical Sciences will share advice on how best to select a lab or to change labs for your dissertation. Also learn about outside (non-Harvard) funding sources.

Wednesday, April 20. Beyond the Bench: Career Options for Scientists

4–5:30 p.m., Longwood Medical Area, TMEC 227

A panel of life sciences PhD graduates will share their career stories and advice about a variety of exciting career options “beyond the bench.”


Co-sponsors: Office of Career Services, Harvard Integrated Life Sciences (HILS), the Division of Medical Sciences, the Office for Postdoctoral Affairs, Biological Sciences in Public Health PhD Program, the Harvard Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (a GSAS organization), and the HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows.