Lauren will be presenting for the The Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP) was founded in 1991 by Joan Y. Reede, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.B.A, with the aim of increasing the representation of underrepresented minority and disadvantaged individuals in all facets of science and medicine while helping health care institutions, biopharma/biotechnology firms, educational institutions, professional organizations and private industry members meet their need for a diverse workforce. BSCP was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in 1994. The founding sponsors of BSCP are the Harvard Medical School Minority Faculty Development Program, the New England Board of Higher Education and the Massachusetts Medical Society.
The primary objective of all BSCP activities is to identify, inform, support, and provide mentoring for academically outstanding students/fellows, particularly Black/African-American, Hispanic/LatinX and American Indian/Alaska Native individuals. BSCP’s first student conference took place in March 1992 and was attended by 300 high school, college, medical and graduate students of color. Since its inception, more than 15,500 students and 1,300 postdoctoral trainees, and junior faculty members have participated in BSCP programs. Participants range from high school to postdoctoral level and attend from across the country.
Building a positive on-line personal brand Using LinkedIn
This talk provides guidance for how to build and develop a professional on-line personal brand using LinkedIn. The talk will dive deep into which parts of a profile to focus on and how to customize your profile to career area(s) of interest. Propel will discuss the importance of highlighting your background and experiences and ways to develop thought leadership to compliment your resume. Propel will also discuss how organizations utilize LinkedIn to identify talent for open positions to emphasize which parts of the profile are important. Lastly, this seminar will cover how to use the job preference features LinkedIn to let internal and external recruiters know what you are looking for.