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Q2 2018 Speaking Engagements for Propel Careers 

July 2, 2018 
by Lauren Celano 

Below is a list of Speaking Engagements performed by Propel Careers from April - June 2018. If you are interested to talk about a presentation at your university, conference, or meeting, please contact Lauren Celano, CEO, Propel Careers at Lauren@propelcareers.com

April 2, 2018 @ Boston University
Career Resources for Trainees on the T32’s

Lauren presented to trainees at Boston University who are on T32’s to provide insights to the various career resources available to them

April 2, 2018 @ Boston University
Careers in Clinical Research

Lauren will be speaking about careers in clinical research to the Clinical Project Management course at Boston University

April 2, 2018 @ MGH
Becoming a Leader

Lauren presented to graduate students and postdocs at MGH on how to develop leadership skills while in academia

April 4, 2018 @ Boston College
Acing the Interview

Lauren presented to postdocs at Boston College

April 5, 2018 @ Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, Boston Chapter
Building Strong and Lasting Relationships: Injecting Chemistry into your Networking

Lauren presented on how to effectively develop and engage your network at the HBA Boston chapter event held at Merck Research Labs

April 9, 2018 @ University of Minnesota EMERGE program
Lauren co-taught the EMERGE program providing career development to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at the University of Minnesota. To learn more about the EMERGE program, see link: https://emergeinstitute.com/

April 12, 2018 @ Harvard Medical School
Acing the Interview

Lauren presented to postdocs at HMS

April 17, 2018 @ Science Pint night
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Lauren will be a being a judge at the BPDA: Science by the Pint Event at part of the Cambridge Science Festival Event Series

April 18 @ Boston University Ph.D. program in biomedical sciences
Making the most of your Ph.D.

Seminar for the PiBS program covering how to proactively build skills and experience during a Ph.D program aligned to career paths of interest. To learn more about the PiBS program, http://www.bu.edu/academics/gms/programs/pibs/

April 19, 2018 @ Penn state
How to Evaluate, Build, and Highlight Transferable and Career Relevant Skills & Identifying Opportunities to Build Skills

Lauren gave a talk to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

April 19, 2018 @ Penn state
Overview of Career Opportunities and Tips to Develop and Effective Career Search Strategy

Lauren gave a talk to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

April 20, 2018 @ Penn State
Graduate Student Career Panel

Lauren joined a career panel to provide insights on career paths for students with graduate training

April 23, 2018 @ University of Minnesota
Developing an Effective LinkedIn Profile

Lauren gave a talk to postdocs and Ph.D.’s at University of MN about how to effectively build and tailor LinkedIn profiles tailored to careers of interest

April 23, 2018 @ University of Minnesota EMERGE program
Lauren co-taught the EMERGE program providing career development to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at the University of Minnesota. To learn more about the EMERGE program, see link: https://emergeinstitute.com/

April 24, 2018 @ Boston University
Building an Effective Resume

Boston University, NIH funded BEST Program BEST Program, Boston MA
Seminar for Boston University Trainees focused on how to develop an effective resume for industry

April 25, 2018 @ Boston University
Developing an effective cover letter

Lauren gave a talk to postdocs at Boston University on how to develop an effective cover letter

April 25, 2018 @ Tufts University
CHAMP Mentoring Program

Lauren moderated a panel for the Community Health Alumni Mentoring Program (CHAMP) for undergraduates. To learn more about Champ:
https://ase.tufts.edu/commhealth/alumni/champ.htm

April 27, 2018 @ Mclean Hospital
Career Search Strategy: How to Identify Opportunities & the Best Practices for Job Searching

Lauren presented to postdoctoral fellows and graduate students at Mclean on this important topic

May 2, 2018 @ Boston College
Preparing for a Faculty Career

Lauren gave a talk to graduate students at postdocs at BC on this topic

May 2, 2018 @ Boston University
Making the most of your time at BU

Boston University, NIH funded BEST Program BEST Program, Boston MA
Seminar for Boston University Trainees focused on how to make the most of your Ph.D. or postdoc

May 8, 2018 @ MassBioEd’s Speakers in Schools Program
Career Paths in Life Sciences

Lauren presented to high school students in Boston as part of MassBioEd’s speakers in schools program to raise awareness about career opportunities in life sciences

May 9, 2018 @ Boston College
Transitioning Into and growing a Career In Clinical Research 

Boston College Clinical Research Certificate Program - https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/cson/academics/continuing-education/clinical-research-certificate.html
Lauren teaches this course in this certificate program to provide an overview for how to get into clinical research and how to develop a career in the clinical research area

May 17, 2018 @ STEM Pathways & Networking Breakfast: Confidence is the Future
Keynote Address – Confidence is the Future

Lauren gave the Keynote address at this event

May 21, 2018 @ Keystone Partners, Boston Area
Career Insights Panel

Lauren joined the panel to talk about career advice

May 23, 2018 @ Boston University
Developing your LinkedIn Profile

Boston University, NIH funded BEST Program BEST Program, Boston MA
Lauren presented to Boston University Trainees and focused on how to develop an effective LinkedIn profile tailored to careers of interest

May 29, 2018 @ JVS, Boston MA
Career Panel

Lauren joined the panel at JVS’ Bridges to College Biotech Class to provide insight about career paths in the life sciences sector.

June 3, 2018 @ SMDP Program, Boston MA
How to Develop a High Impact Resume & Cover Letter

Lauren gave a talk for the new SMDP program to provide insight on how to build a cover letter and resume for industry. To learn more about SMDP see link: http://www.icpdprograms.org/

June 8, 2018 @ Mclean Hospital
Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a Resume or CV and Cover Letter

Lauren gave this talk for postdocs and graduate students at Mclean Hospital in Boston

June 12, 2018 @ Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health (NICHD)
Preparing for the Academic Job Search

Lauren gave a talk to fellows at NICHD on advice for how to prepare and be competitive for an academic search

June 12, 2018 @ Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health (NICHD)
Preparing Application Materials for  Academic job applications

Lauren gave a talk to fellows at NICHD on advice for how to prepare applications for various academic career paths including research and teaching positions

June 14, 2018 @ Indiana University School of Medicine
Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a Resume and Cover Letter for Industry

Lauren gave a talk to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

June 14, 2018 @ Indiana University School of Medicine
Building a Positive Online Brand: Using LinkedIN, Blogs, and Other Social Media Tools

Lauren gave a talk to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

June 15, 2018 @ Indiana University School of Medicine
Acing the Interview

Lauren gave a talk to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

June 15, 2018 @ Indiana University School of Medicine
Networking Insights: An Overview of Networking Events, Resources, and Organizations

Lauren gave a talk to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

June 18, 2018 @ Boston University STARS Program
STaRS Workshop - Building a LinkedIn profile and preparing an elevator pitch

Lauren gave a seminar to the STaRS program focused on developing an effective LinkedIn profile and elevator pitches for various occasions.

June 19, 2018 @ Boston University
Recognizing, highlighting, and developing transferable skills for various career paths

Boston University, NIH funded BEST Program BEST Program, Boston MA
Lauren presented a seminar for Boston University Trainees focusing on recognizing, highlighting, and developing transferable skills for various career paths

June 27, 2018 @ North Shore Technology Council
Finding, Retaining, Funding the Best Talent: The Foremost Business Challenge of All Time Just Keeps Getting Tougher: Expert insight on how to win

Lauren joined the panel to provide insights into this important topic

June 27, 2018 @ Boston Children’s Hospital
Phone Interview Advice

Lauren gave a talk on how to prepare for and ace the phone interview for postdoctoral fellows at BCH

June 28, 2019 @ Brandeis University
Building a Cover Letter

Lauren gave a talk on how to build an effective cover letter to graduate students at postdocs at Brandeis

 

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