2015 Events

Each year, we host a holiday party where we get to socialize, participate in a prize swap, sample cookie and more.

Heard about the Postdoc “problem”? Think there should be some Biomedical Research workforce reforms? Trainees from this Pan-Boston group had their second Symposium on Scientific Workforce data October 22-24. Unity amongst trainees allows us a voice in political and organizational conversations affecting all our futures.

Interested in a career in science writing? Having trouble finishing up that final paper? These panelists have seen and heard it all! Come join us for an intimate panel discussion with some of the industry’s top science writers.

Friends and family are welcomed to join our annual potluck picnic. Members are encouraged to bring a food dish to share as well as chairs and/or blankets for you and your guests. Members may challenge each other during our scheduled games to win prizes.

This highly interactive workshop focuses on the nuts-and-bolts of negotiation and is designed to help current and future employees navigate negotiations with ease and confidence.

We are pleased to have as our guest speaker Dr. Lindee Goh, a partner at Tapestry Networks. Dr. Goh has extensive experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical spaces, with particular expertise in strategy and organizational effectiveness. She will speak about her experience with and the importance of mentoring throughout her career.

This event is for women and men within the scientific community (from undergrads to early career levels) who are interested in exploring diverse career options in science. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with 10-15 experienced individuals who will give insight into their chosen professions. The event will be held in a speed-networking fashion with participants switching tables every 15 minutes for a total of 5 sessions.

Productivity expert Lorena Prime will tailor a time management workshop co-hosted by the Cambridge Women’s Resource Group (CWRG) Work/Life Synergy committee at the Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research (NIBR).

Identifying, applying, interviewing and accepting a job position can be overwhelming. Gain insight and advice about these processes from the receiving end – human resources and recruitment. Their anecdotal insight could change how you approach your next job search. Our panelists will also answer your general questions, but please keep in mind that this is neither a recruiting nor hiring event.

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