Upcoming Events



July 2018

Skill Enhancement: Elevator Pitches

Date: July 18, 2018 (3-4pm)
Location:  INS L-112 (72 E. Concord St. MED)
Description: In this seminar, Propel Careers will cover what an elevator pitch is, how to craft one, and why these are valuable not just in networking situations. Elevator pitches happen often when meeting new people and even in interviews.   This will be an interactive seminar in which attendees will practice their pitches and receive feedback. 
Registration Open to all Boston Area PhD & Postdocs: Click here

Thinking of Writing an a Fellowship? Informational Workshop on NIH F Grant Opportunities

Date: July 30, 2018 (12-1pm)
Location:  L201 (72 E. Concord St. MED)
Description: This session will offer a broad overview of the process of preparing and submitting an NRSA F31, F30, or F32 proposal. Learn about the resources available at BUSM to support your project, the required components of an F grant application, how to identify appropriate study sections to target, etc. All graduate students and postdocs interested in applying for an F grant are welcome to attend. Individuals planning on a December 8th submission are particularly encouraged to attend this workshop to get connected to valuable support and resources. This sessions will be led by the Office of Proposal Development.
Registration Open to all BU PhD & Postdocs: Click here

August 2018

Beyond the Bench: The Business of Running a Lab

Date: August 8, 2018 (4-5pm)
Location:  CILSE 101, 610 Commonwealth Ave (CRC)
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
Registration Open to all Boston Area PhD & Postdocs: Click here

Teaching 101: Let’s Make Learning Happen

Date: August 23, 2018 (12-1pm)
Location:  L201, 72 E. Concord (MED)
Description: Are you someone that often tries to get students excited about your research, field of interest, academic course?  Whether you are a novice or seasoned educator, this workshop will focus on some practical, concrete strategies that can help foster an interactive learning environment for students in the biomedical sciences.  This interactive workshop will explore how research-based best practices from the literature on teaching and learning can help participants consider ways in which they can apply these practical, transferable skills for effective teaching.
Registration Open to all Boston Area PhD & Postdocs: Click here

September 2018

Welcome to Boston / BU

Date: September 19, 2018 (4-5pm)
Location:  L109AB, 72 E. Concord (MED)
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
Registration Open to all Boston Area PhD & Postdocs: Click here

Call to Action – Take the Bull by the Horns: Steps to a Fulfilling Career in Science

Date: September 26, 2018 (4-5pm)
Location:  CAS203 (CRC)
Speaker: Joanne Kamens, Ph.D., Executive Director of Addgene
Description: How can I find out what I like? How can I get ready? It is never too early (or too late) to start thinking about career plans. This presentation is designed to inspire the science trainee to seek information and connections that will help chart a course for a happy and long-term career in science.
Registration Open to all Boston Area PhD & Postdocs: Click here

October 2018

Communication Workshop

Date: October 5, 2018 (9:30-12pm)
Location:  L203
Description: Suzanne Sarfaty will lead participants through interactive communication exercises.

Overview of Career Opportunities for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Date: October 17, 2018 (4-5pm)
Location:  CAS220 (CRC)
Description: Details will be provided as date approaches.
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AstraZeneca  Drug Discovery Workshop

Date: October 26, 2018 (all day)
Location:  TBD
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
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November 2018

Informational Interviewing: An Excellent Way to Enhance Your Career

Date: November 7, 2018 (4-5pm)
Location:  L212 (MED, 72 E. Concord St.)
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
Register your interest to receive updates
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December 2018

Career Design: Academic Faculty Path

Date: December 5, 2018 (2:30-3:30pm)
Location:  X715 (MED)
Description: This talk is geared toward doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. More details to follow.

Elevator Pitches & Networking

Date: December 12, 2018 (4-5pm)
Location:  CRC, TBD
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
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January 2019

New Year, New Career

Date: January 16, 2019 (4-5pm)
Location:  MED, TBD
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
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February 2019

Finding Your Career Culture Match

Date: February 13, 2019 (4-5pm)
Location:  CRC, TBD
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
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March 2019

Resumes

Date: March 13, 2019 (4-5pm)
Location:  MED, TBD
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
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April 2019

Cover Letters

Date: April 10, 2019 (4-5pm)
Location:  MED, TBD
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
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May 2019

Internships

Date: May 15, 2019 (4-5pm)
Location:  CRC, TBD
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
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June 2019

Leadership

Date: June 12, 2019 (4-5pm)
Location:  MED, TBD
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
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July 2019

Interviewing

Date: July 10, 2019 (4-5pm)
Location:  CRC, TBD
Description: Lauren Celano of Propel Careers will present.
Register your interest to receive updates
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