Introduction to MASS AWIS

AWIS Star Chapter 2013Welcome to MASS AWIS!

MASS AWIS is the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association for Women in Science (AWIS), a non-profit organization. Our mission, like the National AWIS, is to support women in all scientific fields and to achieve equity and full participation for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). By breaking down barriers and creating opportunities, AWIS strives to ensure that women in these fields can achieve their full potential.

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This is Your Network. Your Resource. Your Voice.

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


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!!

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

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Volunteer Appreciation Event: Monday, Dec. 15th

Please join us for our annual MASS AWIS Volunteer Appreciation Event. We will recognize the outstanding volunteers whose activities have great contributed to our chapter this year and hear a special talk by Dr. Joanne Kamens, the founding member of MASS AWIS and Excecutive Director of Addgene. Light snacks and drinks will be served. Bring a friend and you may win a prize!
Date: Monday, December 15, 2014
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Location: MIT – McGovern Seminar room #3189, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 46 Vassar Street, Room 3189, Cambridge, MA 02139
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Multiple EBSCO Job Listings

Job Opening: Medical Editor at DynaMed – EBSCO 

The Medical Editor will be responsible for editing high-quality content applying the principles of evidence-based medicine. He/she will be a vital participant in achieving DynaMed’s mission of providing the most useful information to health care professionals at the point-of-care. The mission will be accomplished through critical analysis of published research and application of clinical knowledge. Work will be conducted as part of the DynaMed Editorial Team using XML software.
This is a full-time position based out of the Ipswich, MA office.

For more information please see:
If interested please contact Larissa Jarzylo at


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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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