Resources at MGH/HMS
HMS Center for Workplace Learning and Performance
The Center for Workplace Learning and Performance (CWLP) provides professional, organization, and career development programs that enable HMS/HSDM employees to enhance their management, communication, and leadership skills, and take charge of their careers. Through programs such as employee and supervisor orientations, the implementation of a school-wide performance management system, seminars and workshops on job performance and career-related topics, confidential career and executive coaching, and organization development consultation, the Center provides the support and partnership needed for staff and faculty to achieve success in research, education, and leadership.
HMS Office for Human Resources
The Office for Human Resources is comprised of a team of administrators, consultants, and staff dedicated to providing resources, services, and support that enhance the quality of work - and the quality of life at work - for the faculty and staff of Harvard Medical School. The office's goal is to make HMS a place where people want to come and stay, to enjoy the pleasure to challenging and meaningful work in an environment that values and encourages excellence.
HMS Office for Postdoctoral Fellows
The mission of the Office for Postdoctoral Fellows is to provide a central information and consultative resource for matters pertaining to the postdoctoral experience, to enhance that experience as much as possible by implementing programs for fellows and to assist in managing the relationship of this group to the Medical School, the University and the national community.
HMS Ombuds Office
The Ombudsperson of HMS provides an impartial review to surface and fairly resolve problems that arise within the organizations, and to give generic upward feedback on systemic concerns to senior management. The Ombudsperson is a designated neutral and, as such, does not advocate for any individual or point of view. As an impartial complaint-handler, the Ombudsperson strives to see that people are treated fairly and equitably. The Office is independent of any existing administrative or academic structures and is responsible only to the dean of each school.
MGH Multicultural Affairs Office
The MGH Multicultural Affairs Office seeks to promote increased recruitment, retention and advancement of the careers of underrepresented minority students, physicians and researchers, as well as to develop culturally competent physicians at MGH. The MAO implements its mission through numerous programs and collaborations encompassing three main categories broadly defined as Professional Leadership and Workforce Diversity, Education and Health Disparities Research, and Community Outreach.
Partners Office for International Staff, Scholars, & Students
The Partners Office for International Staff, Scholars & Students (PIO) provides immigration services to all professional international staff. Processing of all non-immigrant staff, scholar and student visas (including J-1, J-2, H-1B, TN, O-1, F-1 and B-1/B-2 visas) is coordinated by the PIO. The PIO advises both the individual and the hiring department on initiating and extending the stay of international researchers and other professional staff.
Professional Staff Benefits Office
This office's charge is to develop and administer a high quality and cost effective employee benefits program specific to the interests and needs of 2000 employed Professional Staff and 1500 Residents and Fellows. Programs under active management include health and welfare benefits, pension benefits, deferred compensation plans and professional liability (malpractice) insurance.
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American Association for the Advancement of Science
The American Association for the Advancement of Science, "Triple A-S" (AAAS), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide.
A career resource from The Chronicle for Higher Education, The Chronicle's website features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as an online CV's, salary databases, and more.
National Postdoctoral Association
The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven organization that provides a unique, national voice for postdoctoral scholars. The NPA is also a collaborative organization that seeks to work with all stakeholders to improve the postdoctoral experience in the United States. The mission of the NPA is to advance the U.S. research enterprise by maximizing the effectiveness of the research community and enhancing the quality of the postdoctoral experience for all participants. Today's post-docs are tomorrow's faculty.
PhDs.org: Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources
Supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the goal of the site is help students to prepare for the changing demands of today's job market and to provide a voice for early career scientists. Although mainly geared towards graduate students, this site offers a section on postdoctoral life and a wonderful Career Guide for Scientists containing information on obtaining funding, networking, ethics, publishing, teaching, and more.
The Scientist | Careers
The Scientist Careers is a career resource is for anyone who is currently employed in, or is looking to break into, the biotech, pharmaceutical or life science fields. From process engineering to pharmaceutical sales, drug discovery to teaching, we have job listings across all disciplines. Beyond job postings, The Scientist Careers offers tools and information to help you take the next step on your professional journey.
Science's Next Wave @ ScienceCareers.org
ScienceCareers.org is dedicated to being the world leader in matching qualified scientists with jobs in industry, academia and government. They are committed to providing all the necessary career resources for scientists as well as effective recruiting solutions for employers. The mission of ScienceCareers.org supports the AAAS's (American Association for the Advancement of Science) commitment to furthering careers in science and technology.
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