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Academic Year 2013 - 2014


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

MGH ECOR Fellowships for Postdocs: How to Write a Competitive Application

Did you know that MGH has an internal fellowship program for postdocs? This panel discussion will help you understand the highly competitive Tosteson and Fund for Medical Discovery application process, including:
    •  When is the best time to apply?
    •  What factors do reviewers consider in ranking your application?
    •  How can you increase your chance of receiving an award?

Panelists: Iain Drummond, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, MGH Renal
Robert Gerszten, MD, Professor of Medicine, Cardiology Division
Kristin White, PhD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Cutaneous Biology
    Research Center

Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

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Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch

This session offers new MGH Research Fellows an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).

Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Invitation only.


Presented by The Mass General Postdoc Association

MGPA Interview Seminar and Vendor Show

Join the MGPA for a career advancement seminar followed by a vendor show and lunch.

Seminar: "Tips for a Successful Job Interview"
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
This seminar will cover:
    •  Performing research on the company and interviewers
    •  Preparing potential interview questions
    •  Customizing your response to the interview questions
    •  How to create your own “elevator speech”

Speaker: Lauren Celano, CEO, Propel Careers

Vendor Show
Time: noon to 1:30 pm
After the lecture, stay for a vendor fair and lunch. Speak to vendors about the newest equipment and supplies that will advance your research. You are welcome to drop in for the vendor show only.

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Time: 11:00 am - noon: Seminar
            Noon - 1:30 pm: Vendor fair and lunch
Seminar location provided upon registration.
Vendor Show Location: CNY-114 Lobby

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Presented by the Office for Research Career Develompent

Postdoc Appreciation Ice Cream Social

In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the ORCD would like to acknowledge MGH Research Fellows for their scientific contributions to the MGH research enterprise. The world-class research carried out at MGH would not be possible without the dedication and hard work of our 1100+ postdoctoral research fellows.

We invite all MGH postdoctoral research fellows to join us for an Ice Cream Social to thank you for your hard work.

Date: Monday, September 15, 2014
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

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