Monday, February 20, Classes are suspended for the President’s day holiday.
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs “Speaker Series” aims to provide BUSM postdocs with information and resources to succeed here on campus and beyond. The series encourages the exchange of ideas and the intellectual enrichment of the postdoctoral community. This month’s event is: Refining your Resume for Industry. The guest speaker, Lauren Celano, CEO of Propel Careers
Title: Refining your Resume for Industry
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2012
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Location: Room L-201/L203, 72 East Concord St., BU School of Medicine Bldg
Registration Required: Email email@example.com
Lauren Celano will talk about the differences between industry resumes and academic CV’s and best practices for writing a cover letter. She will focus on format, areas to highlight, what companies look for, the importance of tailoring your documents, and other tips so that your details stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs.
In this program you will:
- Focus on industry formatting for resumes
- Learn best practices for cover letter preparation
- Learn about what companies look for in a resume and cover letter and what they value
- Learn how to highlight your experience
- Learn why it is important to tailor your documents
- Tips on how to differentiate yourself with your resume and cover letter
|Title:||Pathways to U.S. Permanent Residence for International Postdocs
|Description:||Workshop is intended for international postdocs in the United States in nonimmigrant classifications. Will cover long-term immigration alternatives, strategies and timing considerations for postdoctoral researchers preparing to apply for U.S. Lawful Permanent Residence and will also provide an overview of BU sponsorship policies and procedures.
The session co-sponsored by the BUMC Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) and the BU International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO).
|Date:||Thursday, December 8, 2011
|Time:||1:30 – 3:30 PM
|Location:||72 East Concord Street (BU School of Medicine Bldg.) Room Evans 120, Wilkins Board Room|
Sharryn E. Ross is the Senior Partner in the firm of Ross Silverman LLP in Boston, MA. She practices exclusively in the field of immigration and nationality law, with an emphasis on business immigration. Ms. Ross has over 30 years of experience in immigration law, and has extensive experience representing companies, hospitals, and universities. She served as an elected member of the Board of Governors of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for 12 years, and has chaired numerous national committees within AILA. She is currently the Vice-Chair of AILA’s Department of Labor Liaison Committee. She is a frequent lecturer on a wide range of issues in the immigration field. Ms. Ross has earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV rating, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and has been named by Boston Magazine as a Massachusetts and New England Super Lawyer in the field of immigration law.
Jeanne E. Kelley is the Director of the Boston University International Students and Scholars Office and has been in the field of international education for over 18 years. She advises international students, scholars and university departments on immigration issues and specializes in non-immigrant employment matters and federal compliance. Jeanne obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Clark University in International Relations and a Master of Science degree from Boston University in International Communication.
Applications for the 2012 Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) sponsored by the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences are now OPEN through February 24th. Detailed information about the program, the application process or access to the online application can be found on the SURP prospective student link.
For more information please contact Ms. Linda Zimmerman at 617-638-5704 or complete the Request Information form.
PhD student planning to graduate in May 2012 should submit the Dissertation Prospectus by October 3rd. Please see graduation calendar for other important dates. Other PhD forms can be found on the students forms page
The Drop deadline for all GMS students is October 11th. Please complete an add/drop form and submit to registrar, Ms. Millie Agosto.
Thinking about going to graduate school? It’s never too early to get information. Please come and meet representatives from MA & MS programs offered by the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences. Each program will have information about admissions criteria, research and professional career paths.
The fair will be help on Thursday October 20th at Boston University’s George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA. For further information please contact Linda Zimmerman in the Division at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Understanding the factors that contribute to the successful functioning of a team is critical to anyone who leads or participates in collaborative science.
Event Details:Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Workshop 4-5:30pm. Reception to follow. BU Medical Campus, Room K-103
Questions?? Contact: Ms. Kayleigh Klegraefe (617) 638-5138, email@example.com
This workshop will explore strategies for building successful and dynamic research teams.
Discussion will consider:
- Essential characteristics of a successful research team.
- How to build and sustain successful research teams.
- How to develop your own career in a team science context.
- How to manage conflict constructively in a team science context.
The last day to drop courses is Friday, November 11, 2011. Please use the add/drop form found on the student forms page and obtain the required advisor and instructor signatures before submitting to GMS, L315.