Application Deadline Extended: MASS AWIS Leadership Position Openings

Interested in serving on the MASS AWIS Board in 2015?

The MASS AWIS Board of Directors is asking members who are interested in a leadership position to submit an application describing their interests and experience.

The following positions are open:

  • Events East (2 chairs) – 2 OPENINGS
  • Membership (2 chairs) – 2 OPENINGS
  • Mentoring (2 chairs) – 1 OPENING
  • Sponsorship (2 chairs) – 1 OPENING

To learn more about the leadership position descriptions, go to

To apply, download the application here and submit the application to MASS AWIS Administrator, Maria Bartolini, at

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Moving Outside of Academia: Finding Your Purpose and Achieving Your Goals, Wednesday, Nov. 12th 2014

This highly interactive, nuts-and-bolts workshop focuses on the skills and steps to identify your transferable skill sets and match those to exciting non-academic positions. It is designed to give pre-and post-doctoral students and scientists the tools, techniques, strategy and confidence to find their own myriad and meaningful career opportunities outside of academia.

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Winter Social & Cookie Swap: Wednesday, Dec. 10th

Location: Rattlesnake Bar & Grill 384 Boylston St. Boston, MA 02116 
Time: 6 – 9pm 
Members $20      Non-members $30
Please RSVP at

Starting a career in biotech, engineering or another STEM discipline? Interested in expanding your network? Join your peers in celebrating the holidays at MASS AWIS's annual holiday party hosted at The Rattlesnake Bar and Grill in Boston. And as usual, we'll have lots of games and a cookie swap, so bring a tray of your favorite recipe cookies!!

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Save the Date: Volunteer Appreciation: Monday, Dec. 15th

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The 10th Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women: Dec. 4th 2014

144x144MAlogoThe 10th Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women will be Thurs., Dec. 4, 2014, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The Conference features motivational keynote speeches, engaging workshops and panel discussions that cover a vast range of topics specifically designed for women, including healthcare, leadership, managing change, finding work life balance and personal finance.

Register online at

Registration includes access to all keynote and breakout sessions, the Career Pavilion, Health & Wellness Pavilion and the exhibit hall. 

**MASS AWIS members are eligible for the early bird registration price of $150 until online registration closes (which is typically midnight the day before the Conference) or when the Conference sells out. Please use the promo code SG14MA to receive this rate.


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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Associate in Computational Biology at the Broad Institute

The Broad Institute is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Associate in Computational Biology to join the Imaging Platform team. The Imaging Platform develops and applies methods for extracting quantitative information from high-throughput biological images. To learn more about this job opportunity, please check out their job post here.

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SCFG seeks Lawrence area volunteers Fall 2014

scienceclubScience Club for Girls has so many reasons to be excited for this new school year! It brings many new opportunities for college and graduate students, professionals and friends to get more involved and learn about the community they live in. They would love to engage with more volunteers as mentors for their program at South Lawrence East and Spark Academy. At these sites volunteers can make a huge impact on the Kindergarten – 5th graders by being mentors and expand world of possibilities through STEM education, and have a ton of fun too. 

Check out the flyer to learn more about being a volunteer for Science Clubs for Girls: PDF flyer

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