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Making your CV the best possible – Advice from recruiters: Wednesday, February 17th

With Lauren Celano 
Co-Founder and CEO www.PropelCareers.com

dreamstime_xs_37980744_withcreditToday’s job market is highly competitive. The first impression recruiters get of you is your CV. This workshop is designed to give you useful tips to improve your CV or résumé as well as letting you know common mistakes you should avoid. In addition, you will be able to sit one-on-one with recruiters and get their opinions on your CV. Participants who wants their CV/resume to be reviewed should bring a few copies to the event. 


  • Alicia Rethage (Bio), Senior Human Resources Leader in the Life Sciences Industry
  • Stephanie Moore (Bio), Director of Talent Acquisition at RA Capital Management
  • Pam Kurtzer (Bio), Recruiter at Bluebird Bio
  • Emily Gransky (Bio), Head of People Operations for Barkly
  • Bridget Vun (Bio), Talent Acquisition leader at Kronos Inc

Time: 5:45 – 8:00 pm
Location: Seminar Room 3rd floor, Picower Institute, 43 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA
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Career Exploration Scholarship 2016

ID-10084646-croppedIn support of our mission, MASS AWIS strives to provide their members the opportunity to receive and explore valuable resources beneficial to their scientific career. Into our fourth year of partnership with Propel Careers, MASS AWIS is excited to present the 2016 Career Exploration Scholarship program to our members.

Ten (10) MASS AWIS members will be awarded an admission to one Propel Careers' 2016 Future in Life Sciences Series event of their choice: five members in the Spring (Feb-May) and five members in the Fall (Sept-Nov).

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Crafting Your Story for Career Transition: Wednesday, March 23th

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Come learn how to craft your story for career transition with James Gould (Bio), Ph.D. Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellow

dreamstime_xs_14409812_with creditA critical part of transitioning careers is letting others know that you are capable of doing it successfully. Effectively communicating your career story is an often forgotten step in career exploration and the job search. This workshop will provide tips and tricks on crafting a career story, effective communication, and developing lasting professional relationships.

Location: Cannon Room, Building C, Harvard Medical School, 240 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
5:30 pm-6:00 pm:  Light refreshments and registration 
6:00 pm-7:30 pm:  Seminar 

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MASS AWIS members, HMS/HSDM and BSC postdoc** $8 · Non-members $15
**Must bring valid ID to event

*Register before March 15th for a chance to win a Starbuck gift card* 

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Exploring career options in STEM: Speed Networking – Friday, April 22nd

This event is a unique opportunity for participants to explore career possibilities in the sciences (aimed at undergrad to early career scientists or science related professionals). Mid to senior career professionals from various disciplines and industries will be on hand to discuss their career paths and answer questions. Participants can expect to visit 4-5 professionals for about 15 minutes each to make connections and start exploring. Dinner will be provided.

Location: MIT Picower Institute, Building 46, 43 Vassar St, Cambridge, MA
Time: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

*This is not a career fair*

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Job Opportunities at MassBiologics

MassBiologics' mission is to discover and develop products that will significantly improve public health.  This includes products for smaller patient populations due to limited incidence of disease (orphan products), uncertain markets as new challenges to public health arise, or products for developing nations with limited resources and unique needs.

The Process Development group has 3 job openings. Click for more information. 

Associate Director, Upstream Process Development

Associate Director, Process Development Assay Group

Scientist, Upstream Process Development

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