Upcoming Career Development Events

Consulting in the Biostatistical Sciences:
A Department of Biostatistics 4-part Mini-Symposium

Part 4:  Biostatistical Consulting from the CRO perspective

(Rescheduled after snow cancellation)

We are thrilled to have Department of Biostatistics 2003 alumna Christina Holcroft, currently with PROMETRIKA (some of you might remember Miganush Stepanian’s visit last spring), visit us this Wednesday for lunch. Christina will shed light on the CRO perspective and opportunities, but also on her fascinating and varied career path to her current role at PROMETRIKA, which includes faculty at Tufts, statistical consultant in the hospital setting in Canada, and work with the US National Fire Protection Association.  Take a break from dissertation and thesis preparation, coursework and projects, for lunch with Christina! Read more about Christina here.

THIS Wednesday, April 11 | 1:00-2:15pm | Building 2, room 426

Non-pizza lunch provided. All are welcome!
Please RSVP for lunch purposes, but all are welcome last minute.

Visit with HCSPH Alumnae from ‘Exponent

A health sciences engineering and scientific consulting firm employing biostatistics, data science, epidemiology and environmental health graduates

Sponsored by the Office for Alumni Affairs and Career Advancement (OAACA)

Speakers: Richard Reiss, Sc.D. Ellen Chang, Sc.D.
 (Ellen ’03, minored in biostatistics while completing her EPI doctoral degree at HCSPH.), both Principal Scientists at Exponent and HSPH alumni.

Discover roles at this unique consulting firm that allow you to take full advantage of your scientific and analytical background to solve many contemporary scientific problems around the globe.  Exponent has locations across the US (including Boston), Europe and Asia.  This lunchtime session provides an opportunity to learn about the nature of ‘health sciences and engineering consulting’, and examples of consulting projects will be presented.

Friday, April 13 | 
1:00 – 1:50pm | FXB G13 | Lunch provided


Entrepreneurship Career Panel

Featuring 3 PhD scientists who have successfully developed careers in entrepreneurship, Q&A format

Entrepreneurship can be a direction for those in academic careers, as well as those in non-profit or industry sectors.

Sponsored by the Harvard GSAS Business Club (HGBC)

Panelists: Dr. Alexander D. Wissner-Gross, President and Chief Scientist of Gemedy, Dr. Alice Ly, Associate Director for Health and Sciences at the Harvard Innovation Labs, and Dr. Steve Sonis, an entrepreneur who has founded several companies focused on various aspects of translational and precision medicine.
Read more about the 3 panelists here.
Wednesday, April 18 | 6:00pm | Northwest B101 
(between SEAS & Divinity School)

Dinner will be served. Please RSVP here