GMS Professional Development Seminar: Overview of myIDP
- 4:00 pm on Wednesday, January 22, 2014
- 5:20 pm on Wednesday, January 22, 2014
- Room L-110, BU School of Medicine Instructional Bldg.
- Contact Name:
- Yolanta Kovalko
In this seminar, Lauren Celano, CEO of Propel Careers will provide an overview of the MyIDP tool which is a structured planning tool specifically designed for Ph.D.'s to provide career development planning. Lauren will demonstrate how to use the tool by walking through a step by step process and she will cover the type of information provided by the tool to identify long term career goals that fit with your unique skills, interests, and values. Lauren will highlight the various career paths covered in this tool including academia and industry, as well as specific research and non-research career paths such as clinical, regulatory, writing, business, policy, patent law, etc. Lauren will discuss how this tool can be used for career planning and skills development and how to set goals to improve the efficiency and productivity of your career search. She will also discuss how to structure productive conversations with your mentor(s) about career plans and development.