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General Overview of Career Opportunities for Graduate Students and Postdocs

April 28, 2021

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This comprehensive seminar provides an overview of career opportunities for graduate trained students with emphasis  on  the  various  skills,  aptitudes,  competencies,  and  personalities  that  thrive  in  sectors  including academia, industry, government and non‐profit. For each sector, research and non‐research career paths will be covered. We will discuss the importance of transferable skills and how to highlight these for specific types of roles such as consulting, investment banking, management, product development, business development,  etc.  Lauren Celano will  rovide  advice  on  networking  to  identify  career  opportunities,  ways to utilize informational interviewing and tips to effectively tailor resumes and cover letters.

The guest speaker Lauren Celano has experience in the life sciences, biotech, consulting, venture capital, and investment banking. Learn more about Lauren here https://www.propelcareers.com/#/pages/about

This event is tailored for graduate students and postdocs. Undergraduates and alumni interested in exploring PhD career paths are also welcome to attend. Registration required via Handshake.

Venue

Online

Organizer

MIT Career Advising & Professional Development
Website:
https://capd.mit.edu/