Career Development Series Events
We hope that any of our students, postdocs, faculty and staff, or any department member will take part in our series and enjoy a spring term of seminars, workshops, and invited guests! If you are interested in joining us as a guest (speaker), or have ideas regarding this series, please contact Dr. Erin Lake.
Wednesday, February 12
1-2pm | Room 426
CV, Resume and Cover Letter Working Session
This interactive workshop with Dr. Erin Lake is geared toward both our Master’s and PhD students. Learn tips on how best to present yourself with your CV or resume, cover letter, and online presence, for academia, industry, and more. Please bring 2-3 copies of your well-developed (reviewed already) and pre-edited working CV and/or cover letter. We will focus on strengthening these materials from the biostatistics, CBQG, and HDS perspectives.
Monday, February 24
1-2pm | Rm 426
Lunchtime Career Chat with Alumnae Tai Cai ‘17, and Ina Jazic ‘18
Join in for an informal discussion with Tai Cai, data scientist at Uber, and Ina Jazic, Senior Biostatistician II at Vertex! Bring questions for lively discussion! Tai and Ina each have unique experiences, and insight into topics ranging from dissertation work, the job search, and current topics out in the field.
Tuesday, February 25
1-2pm | Room TBD
Lunchtime Career Chat with Kara Higgins ’18, and Ashley McKhann ‘16
Join in for an informal discussion with Kara Higgins, Biostatistician II at PROMETRIKA, and Ashley McKhann, Biostatistician II at HCSPH/CBAR! Both will have experience, advice and information on internships they completed, the organizations they now work for, and insight into the student experience and job search process.
*Spring is a busy time at the Office of Career Services (OCS) at GSAS. PhD students should keep an eye on their impressive calendar of events. Note that Laura Stark, Director of Graduate Career Services for GSAS holds drop-in office hours in the Longwood area on alternate Mondays. Sign up here to meet with Laura.
*The HCSPH Office of Alumnae Affairs and Career Advancement spring events calendar can be found here, and includes workshops on resume writing, interview prep, salary negotiation, and more, for all students.
*Students can also find interesting reads and keep up with the field via sources including but not limited to ASA’s Amstat News, and the popular This is Statistics site.
*Members of our department can also access the department Slack channels for internship and job opportunities