Career Development: Upcoming Events

Meet the Pfizer Panelists
Monday, April 24, 3:30-5:00pm, Bldg 2, Rm 426

Please join Department of Biostatistics alumni Jared Christensen, PhD ’04, Florence Yong, PhD ’15, Melissa Naylor, MD, PhD ’08, all now statisticians with Pfizer, Cambridge, MA, to hear about the paths these interesting alumni took after graduating, and about their current roles at Pfizer today! Bring your questions about the structure of roles and the pipeline at this Pfizer location, internship and postdoc opportunities there, and general questions about the current job market, interviews and interview talks, and applying for positions at Pfizer.

Coffee, tea and dessert provided. All SM and PhD students, postdocs and members of the biostatistics community are welcome. Please RSVP

Writing Workshop on Rejections & Revisions
Thursday, April 27, 3:30-4:30pm, Bldg 2, Rm 401

Led by Amanda King, Instructor of Writing, Lesley College and Project Coordinator, Department of Biostatistics, and Nicole Levesque, Senior Coordinator, Department of Biostatistics. The writing workshops meet once a month with the goal of helping students build writing skills for academic and professional contexts. Each meeting will focus on a particular skill, and will include exercises, as well as time for discussion of individual work. Particular emphasis will be placed on creating a solid structure for communicating ideas, building sound editing skills, and developing clarity and economy in written work.