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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BU Health & Life Sciences Conference: Nov. 7th

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Use Promotional Code: BUAWIS14 
***MASS AWIS member get $15  (~33%) off the professional rate. 

Boston University’s School of Management is hosting its second annual Health and Life Sciences Conference on November 7, 2014 from 1 - 6:45 pm.

This half-day conference, Healthcare 2020: The Next Generation of Innovation in Consumer-Centric Healthcare, will explore opportunities to increase patient engagement and promote innovation in the development and delivery of medicine.

Our lineup for this year’s event includes David Meeker, CEO of Genyzme and Jon Cohen, CMO of Quest Diagnostics. Please visit the links above for more information and to purchase your tickets. 

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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.

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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