The Sackler School has opened registration for their next short course, focused on preparing individuals for industry. If you’re heading to industry, register soon — seats are limited.
We are pleased and proud to announce a new short course “NAVIGATING THE CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT”. This course continues our series of courses and seminars designed to educate and train students and postdocs toward career excellence in academia and across the biomedical workforce. This course will provide an introductory understanding of working in biotech, pharma and research organizations.
This course will combine lecture and interactive activities from a Northeastern University Business faculty with discussions with alumni and others from a variety of companies. Topics will include managing people, understand culture, working in groups, teamwork, organizational structure, company overviews, the market and associated peers, roles within an organization and how to be successful in a corporate environment.
This course will consist of five 2-hour sessions on Thursday evenings from 6 – 8 pm, starting on Thursday, March 1. Subsequent sessions will be on March 8, 15, 22 and 29. Attendance at all five sessions is mandatory as are pre -and post-course surveys and a $20.00 course fee. The class size is limited to 30, and will be accepted on a first-come first-serve basis.
Please note this is a not-for-credit course. A light dinner will be served for each seminar!
Tufts University is pleased to announce that payment for the voluntary dental plan will now be processed by payroll deduction making is a more affordable option for dental insurance for Tufts University postdoctoral scholars!
Effective September 1, 2017 Tufts Support Services (TSS) will handle the administration and billing of the voluntary Delta Dental Plan.
For enrollment questions, please contact Gianna Vroom, Director of Student Advisory & Health Administration Office at Gianna.Vroom(at)tufts.edu
The AS&E Committee on Work/Life Balance have compiled a list of resources for Postdocs related to work/life! See below for resources on pregnancy during a postdoc, childcare, lactation rooms, health and wellness and relevant contacts!
We were joined by Jennifer Blank, financial adviser from Ameriprise Financial on how best to manage your personal finances:
Managing Impostor Syndrome and Perfectionism in Your Career – Live Event – January 8th 4-5pm on the Boston Campus!
Registration is free, but required. RSVP here: https://tuftspdaperfectionism.eventbrite.com/ (password: tuftspda)
Location: Boston Campus, M&V 412
Time: Friday, January 8th from 4-5pm with pizza and networking after Steve’s talk!
Join us for a workshop on managing impostor syndrome and perfectionism during your career with Steven Steinke, LICSW and staff clinician at Harvard University Health Services. Steve has been serving the Harvard University graduate population since 2008 and has counseled many researchers on how to channel their perfectionistic drives to benefit, rather than harm their personal and professional lives.
Many graduate students and postdocs often feel inadequate or not competitive with their peers, despite years of advanced training. These feelings often curb exploration and the courage to delve into new experiences, in fear of exposing failure, ultimately harming the career potential of extremely talented and driven scientists and other researchers.