Showing: March 2017

Tuesday, March 07, 2017
  • Financing a Medical Education
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    This session will provide an overview of the costs involved in paying for medical school and how to prepare for them. Information regarding financial assistance, scholarships, loan repayment strategies and budgeting will be included. Our presenter is Stephanie Hunt, Director of Financial Aid at Harvard Medical School. Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
  • Meet the Alumni: Freshman & Sophomore...
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    MIT freshmen and sophomores are invited to join in the conversation at this casual, mixer-style networking event with alumni. Come pick the brains of successful MIT graduates! Whether or not you know your major or career field of interest, this should be an excellent chance to learn more. The theme for the evening will be conversations around career and global experiences. Explore and hear of career paths and adventures you may or may not have considered! Advance RSVPs are required through CareerBridge. Business casual dress is recommended for this event. Light refreshments and appetizers will be served. Email questions to Meredith Pepin at
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
  • Exploring PhD Career Options in Higher...
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Attendees will learn about career options for PhDs that are not faculty positons at research-intensive universities. This includes teaching-oriented faculty positions at colleges and universities, teaching and online learning, and additional areas. Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
  • Medical School Selection Workshop
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Learn more about how to determine which medical schools to apply to. Ideal for those intending to matriculate to medical school for Fall of 2018 and currently in the COPA process. Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge.
  • Considering Grad School?
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Are you contemplating applying to graduate school? Have you considered the pros and cons? We will discuss what graduate school entails and outline what it takes to get in. Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
  • Informational Interviewing 101
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Informational interviewing is an effective, low-pressure form of networking, and a valuable tool for both career exploration and job search. Come learn the basics of informational interviewing, including who to speak with, how to set one up, potential questions to ask, and tips on how to make the most of informational interviews. Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge.
Monday, March 20, 2017
  • Networking
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    At this workshop, you will: - Learn and practice how to network (in a practical and supportive environment) - Address barriers to networking, such as "This is uncomfortable. I feel weird. I don't want to be too pushy." - Develop strategies for networking - Become familiar with resources for networking Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge.
  • Exploring Careers in Nonprofits and...
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Come join us to hear from a panel of alumni and professionals working in various roles within the nonprofit sector. Learn what it's like to work at a nonprofit, gather tips about entering the industry, hear advice on how to position yourself for success, and gain a better understanding of the opportunities that might be available to you in the important field. Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
  • Duke-NUS Medical School Visit/ Information...
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Considering attending medical school abroad? Join Duke-NUS Medical School's former Vice Dean of Education, Professor Dr. Robert Kamei for an overview of a Duke-NUS MD and/or PhD degree. Duke-NUS Medical School is Singapore???s first and only US-style graduate medical school; a partnership between Duke University School of Medicine and the National University of Singapore (NUS). Duke-NUS prepares doctors, scientists and clinician-scientists to practice and improve the practice of medicine through the MD, PhD, and MD-PhD track. The School resides on the main campus of its partner in academic medicine, Singapore Health Services (SingHealth) - the largest healthcare group in the country that collectively delivers multi-disciplinary care among 42 clinical specialties across a large network of hospitals, national specialty centres and polyclinics. Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge. *Pizza will be provided. First come, first served.*
  • Exploring Careers in Global Healthcare:...
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Grow your meaning of making a difference in healthcare. Take part in a discussion focused on diverse perspectives in global healthcare related to ethics, innovation, entrepreneurship, policy, and cultural competency. Engage with panelists as they share their successes and challenges in a field that continues to evolve internationally and makes strides to address complex health issues. Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • University of Michigan Medical School...
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Join Dr. Steve Gay, Dean of University of Michigan Medical School, as he provides an overview of the medical school experience at UMichigan and profiles the many attributes of a successful medical school applicant. Students and alumni are encouraged to attend and ask any questions related to UMichigan's unique offerings and their application requirements. Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge. *Pizza will be provided. First come, first served.*
  • Exploring Careers in Data Science:...
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Data scientists work with enormous data sets, often from unconventional, unwieldy, nonlinear sources. Some develop innovative technology to work with that data. Some focus on techniques to derive meaningful implications from that data. Job titles vary and may include data engineer, data scientist, statistician, and data analyst. Whatever their title, there is currently a dramatic shortage of these professionals in the country and in the world. At our GECD Data Science Careers panel, alumni and representatives from different industries will talk about the way their company is using data science, and the career paths opening up in this burgeoning field. Pre-registration is requested on CareerBridge.