Propel Careers

Q4 2019 Speaking Engagements for Propel Careers 

October 2, 2019 
by Lauren Celano 

Below is a list of Speaking Engagements performed by Propel Careers from October - December 2019. If you are interested to talk about a presentation at your university, conference, or meeting, please contact Lauren Celano, CEO, Propel Careers at

October 1st, 2019 @ Broad Institute Annual Retreat
Navigating Your Career Choices
Lauren gave a talk at the Annual Retreat to provide advice for how to plan for and execute a c career search to find an opportunity aligned to your experiences, skills, and values

October 2nd, 2019 @ Tufts University
Building Productive Mentor-Mentee Relationships - Community Health Alumni Mentoring Program Kickoff Meeting
Lauren presented at the kickoff meeting for the CHAMP mentoring program on how to make productive mentor and mentee relationships. To learn more about Champ:

October 7th, 2019 @ Boston University, Master's Program in Genetic Counseling
Resume and Cover Letters and Additional Career Tips

Lauren presented to students in the masters program on career tips to help support their preparation for careers after the program

October 8th, 2019 @ Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) Postdoctoral Association
Building Skills in Academia For Success in Industry

Lauren presented to postdocs at BIDMC on how to build skills while in a postdoc that are transferrable to industry

October 8th, 2019 @ Professionisti Italiani A Boston (PIB)
Developing Your Job (Career) Search Strategy

Lauren presented to members of PIB about how to develop and effective career search and shared details about how the job search in the US is different than the job search in Italy. To learn more about PIB, see link:

October 9th, 2019 @ Boston University, Women’s Professional Development Group
CV/Resume Building

Lauren presented tips on how to build a resume and CV to students and postdocs who are members of the WPDG

October 11th, 2019 @ Harvard Medical School
Looking Your Best on Paper: Building a Resume

Lauren presented tips on how to build a resume to trainees at HMS

October 15th, 2019 @ Boston Symposium on Organic and Bioinorganic Chemistry (BSOBC)
Looking your Best on Paper:  Building a Resume for Industry Top 10 Tips

Lauren presented to attendees (graduate students and postdoctoral fellows) of the annual BSOBC meeting held at Merck Research Labs Boston

October 17th 2019 @ MGH
How to Identify Career Opportunities in the Life Science Sector

Lauren presented to graduate students and postdocs at MGH to provide an overview of career paths in academic, non-profit and industry for graduate trained scientists

October 21st, 2019 @ Boston University
Overview of Career Opportunities

Boston University, NIH funded BEST Program, Boston MA
Lauren gave a talk to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on the range of career paths available to graduate trained scientists

November 7th, 2019 @ MGH
Looking your Best on Paper: Building a High Impact CV or Resume 

Lauren presented to graduate students and postdocs at MGH

November 7th 2019 @ Beacon Hill Seminars program
Life Sciences Ecosystem

Lauren presented about the life sciences ecosystem and innovations in the life science area. To learn more about the seminars program:

November 12th @ Boston College
Transitioning Into and growing a Career In Clinical Research 

Boston College Clinical Research Certificate Program -
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

November 14th @ Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) Conference, Anaheim CA
Job Search Strategies and Negotiating the Job Offer

Lauren presented to the attendees on how to develop an effective job search and how to negotiate a job offer

November 19, 2019 @ Boston Children’s Hospital
The Art of the Phone Interview

Lauren gave a talk to postdocs at BCH to provide advice for how to prepare for an excel during the phone interview

November 22, 2019 @ Boston Industry Postdoctoral Association at Biogen
Best Practices for Scientific job Searching

Lauren gave a talk to industry postdocs in Boston about advice to prepare for a job search. Topics covered included: Job Searching Tips, Preparing for interview structures and styles, Communicating technical experience, Questions to ask your interviewers, Salary Expectations, Elevator Pitches, Standing out and following up

November 25th, 2019 @ Boston University, Women’s Professional Development Group
Developing your LinkedIn Profile

Lauren presented tips on how to develop a LinkedIn profile as a graduate student or postdoc

December 2nd, 2019 @ Harvard Medical School
Making the Most of your Career Experiences

Lauren presented to postdocs in the Systems Pharmacology department at HMS

December 10th, 2019 @ National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Developing your LinkedIn Profile

Lauren presented a webinar to fellows to provide advice on how to develop and utilize a professional LinkedIn profile


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