Last Day of Classes: 12/1/11;
Study Period: 12/12 to 12/16/11;
Final Exam Period: 12/16 to 12/21/11;
Semester Break: 12/21/11-1/17/12
Registration is ongoing for Spring, 2012 classes through December 16, 2011. After that a late fee will be applied.
Please join us for informational webinars for prospective MA in Medical Sciences and Oral Health Science applicants. The next MAMS webinar will be held on February 1st at noon (EST) and the next OHS webinar on February 15th, also at noon. Registration is required.
GMS will hold graduation workshops on Thursday January 19th for all doctoral and masters students planning on completing their degree by May 2012 .
The Workshop will provide information on GMS required forms, policies and deadlines, general information on thesis writing and formatting as well as submission guidelines.
Date: Thursday, January 19th
Who: PhD Candidates at 12:30pm in room R103 (lunch will be served)
Who: MA/MS Candidates at 4pm in Bakst Auditorium
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
PhD Candidates planning on completing their doctorate degree by Sept. 2012 should submit the Dissertation Prospectus Outline Approval Page by 2/3/12. This form can be found on the PhD Student forms page.
|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.