Events

PDA/GSC Spring Vendor Show 2016!

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On the 10th of May, 2016, we held our first ever PDA/GSC facilitated vendor show in Sackler 114!

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We had over 100 grad students, postdocs, technicians, PIs and MDs come grab lunch, chat to 9 different vendors and help support the efforts of the PDA and GSC. The gracious contributions from the vendors helped to over double the PDA budget for the next year – allowing us to put on even bigger and better events for the Tufts Community!

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Science Pint Night

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The Tufts Postdoctoral Association in collaboration with the MGH Postdoctoral Association present:

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Part of the Cambridge Science Festival!

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Love Science?
Like drinking?
Why not do both?

Come to Science Pint Night!

Experience four minute flash talks from researchers on awesome topics like the latest advances in CRISPR, how breast cancer is like many different gremlins and the mad science of joining two living things together!

When: 21st April 2016: 6:30-8pm

Where: Rattlesnake Bar and Grill: 384 Bolyston St, Boston MA.

All attendees must be 21+.

Free appetizers, cash bar!

PRIZES FOR BEST TALK WILL BE AWARDED!

Our judges are:

  • Liz Kong, PhD – Manager of the Hall of Human Life at the Museum of Science
  • Mike Mattoni, PhD – Patent Agent at Lathrop and Gage, LLC
  • Lauren Celano – Co-founder and CEO of Propel Careers

Feel free to share our poster with your workplaces, family & friends (pdf): Pint_of_science_V2

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The Professor is In: Hacking the Academic Job Market

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We are joined by acclaimed tenured Professor, author and mentor extraordinaire, Karen Kelsky who founded and is President of the “Professor Is In”. She is delving into how to hack into the elusive academic job market.

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VersatilePhD Seminar on March 16th

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WebEx login info below!

March 2016 Posters

Versatile PhD Seminar
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
4:30 pm | Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) | 2 hrs

Join WebEx meeting

Meeting number:
739 371 167
Meeting password:
3jk5m2nW

Join from a video conferencing system or application
Dial 739371167@tufts.webex.com

Join by phone
+1-617-627-6767 US Toll
Access code: 739 371 167

 

Managing your personal finances with Jennifer Blank from Ameriprise

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We were joined by Jennifer Blank, financial adviser from Ameriprise Financial on how best to manage your personal finances:

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A primer on how to network at Academic conferences and beyond

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Missed the talk? Listen to it here!

Today, Professor and Post Doc Officer Dan Jay joined us for an excellent talk on how to improve your networking skills. Read the rest of this entry »

Think you know how to write an Industry Resumè?  Learn the secret to resume success with White Consulting!

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Colin White and Anthony Collman from

Joined us for a terrific workshop on “How to Write an Effective Industry Resumè”. Read the rest of this entry »