Career & Professional Development

Cancer Chemical Biology and Metabolism (CCBM) - A new, integrative, postdoctoral training program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 

Career and Professional Development Navigator - A guide for life sciences graduate students provided by the Program in Graduate Education at Harvard Medical School

Graduate Career Consortium -  An international organization comprised of higher education professionals leading career and professional development for graduate students and postdocs

Health Professions Recruitment & Exposure Program (HPREP) - An outreach program hosted by Harvard to recruit high school students from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds into science, medicine, and public health. If you are interested in mentoring, teaching, or outreach to Boston-area high school students? Please click here for the volunteer application form for sessions scheduled from November 2021-January 2022.

iBiology offers online biology courses for early career scientists, biology students and educators

Individual Development Plan - A Career Planning Tool for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Janssen Scholars of Oncology Diversity Engagement Program (SODEP) - A new program that aims to build relationships with exceptional, ethnically diverse PhD students, medical students, PharmD students, and post-doctoral researchers. There are three steps of Janssen SODEP: Exposure, Mentorship, and Placement.

 

The Harvard University Peer Coaching Initiative (HUPCI) is about connecting with other students, keeping things in perspective, and developing professional skills. Registrations are now open - deadline is September 15! 

 

Searchable database providing information on global opportunities for graduate studentspostdoctoral researchers, and junior faculty members (produced and posted by Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland) 

Virtual NIH activities for trainees provided by the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education (OITE) - helping trainees develop the skills they need to become leaders in the biomedical research community