Boston Area Events

Teaching at Teaching Intensive Institutions Conference 
Friday, September 28th – 9:00am-3:00pm
Westfield State University, Scanlon Hall, Westfield, MA
Many faculty enjoy rewarding careers at colleges and universities that primarily emphasize teaching, including liberal arts colleges, community colleges, and regional comprehensive universities. This free one-day regional conference brings together graduate students, postdocs, and faculty to discuss what it’s like to work at teaching intensive institutions and how to apply for these faculty positions. Graduate students and postdocs will engage with faculty and deans from a range of teaching-intensive institutions across the New England region through a series of talks, panel presentations, and networking opportunities. View the flyer and register here.

Back Bay Life Science Advisors, a Boutique Life Science Consulting Firm
Friday, September 28th-3:00pm-4:30pm

Location: ERB 203 (CRC)
Learn about strategic life science consulting from Engineering professionals!  We work with life science companies seeking strategic guidance on tough and complex decisions pertaining to commercial, R & D, corporate and business development and transactional opportunities.

  • BBLSA recruits students early fall.

Draper: Engineering Possibilities 2018 Technology Showcase
Thursday, October 4th-6:00pm-9:00pm

Location: 555 Technology Square, Cambridge

Preregistration is required,
Experience how Draper designs systems to operate in challenging environments, from the human body to space. Explore interactive exhibits with Draper’s technical staff (including hiring managers) and opportunities with our recruiting teams.
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Refreshments will be served.

John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (National Health Mission Area)
Wednesday, October 10th-5:00pm- 6:30pm

Location: ERB 203 (CRC)

Learn about JHU APL from a BU ENG alum!
APL is the nation’s largest university affiliated research center. We solve complex research, engineering, and analytical problems, providing critical contributions to critical challenges facing our nation. APL’s National Health Mission Area seeks to understand the multidisciplinary, technical and operational capabilities needed to fundamentally transform health by applying our expertise in understanding health determinants and leveraging our deep knowledge of complex, multidisciplinary technical and operational capability gaps to develop and deliver scalable, sustainable, and resilient systems solutions to a broad spectrum of end users. We aim to revolutionize health through science and engineering with a focus on programs to predict and prevent illness, injury, and disease; rapidly detect and respond to changes in health status; restore and sustain health; and improve overall health and human performance.


Lockin China, an Event for Overseas Chinese Talent
Tuesday, October 16th-6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: PHO 206 (CRC)
Workshop details and registration,,
Lockin China can assist you with finding a job in China!  They are one of the largest recruitment platforms specializing in supporting Chinese overseas students.  Last year, more than 10,000 overseas students found jobs after attending Lockin China 80 Days Event.

Please join their 90 minute pre-employment workshop for finding jobs in China.  This workshop will help you understand:
When you should start seeking job opportunities in China,
How to write a resume that gets HR’s attention,
How to prepare for different types of interviews in China, including interview practice,
How to negotiate salary,
Latest information on China’s job market,
Which companies in China are hiring, and
Campus recruitment process used by best-known employers in 2019.


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