Application Deadline Extended until Oct. 17th: MASS AWIS Leadership Position Openings

Interested in serving on the MASS AWIS Board in 2015?

The MASS AWIS Board of Directors is asking members who are interested in a leadership position to submit an application describing their interests and experience.

The following positions are open:

  • Events East (2 chairs) – 2 OPENINGS
  • Membership (2 chairs) – 2 OPENINGS
  • Mentoring (2 chairs) – 1 OPENING
  • Sponsorship (2 chairs) – 1 OPENING

To learn more about the leadership position descriptions, go to

To apply, download the application here and submit the application to MASS AWIS Administrator, Maria Bartolini, at by October 17, 2014.

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Moving Outside of Academia: Finding Your Purpose and Achieving Your Goals, Wednesday, Nov. 12th 2014

This highly interactive, nuts-and-bolts workshop focuses on the skills and steps to identify your transferable skill sets and match those to exciting non-academic positions. It is designed to give pre-and post-doctoral students and scientists the tools, techniques, strategy and confidence to find their own myriad and meaningful career opportunities outside of academia.

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Save the Date: Volunteer Appreciation: Monday, Dec. 15th

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Women in STEM Boston: Tuesday, Oct. 21st 2014

STEM-logo-Location: Bentley University, Waltham, MA
Inspire, Engage, Discuss and Change The Future of the STEM

College Students
College students of MASS AWIS may attend for FREE, but Space is Limited. To register email full contact information to

Members of AWIS 
To save $100 off standard registration rates mention code STEMBAWIS.  To register at the discounted rate of $395, click here. Alternatively, call 888.670.8200 or email

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BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition


October 20-23, 2014
Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA

IBC Life Sciences’ BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition, the industry’s #1 BioProcessing event, is taking place October 20-23, 2014 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. Find new ideas and make new contacts to help you meet the demands of diverse product portfolios in an evolving biomanufacturing landscape. Download a copy of the brochure today to see what this year’s event has to offer:

Special Discount for MASS AWIS group members: In working with IBC, we have negotiated an exclusive savings for our members to join the exhibition with a free one-day exhibit hall & keynote pass for qualified professionals with priority code BP14MAWIS. For complete pass information and qualification criteria visit:
New Registrations also save 20% off the standard rates with BP14MAWIS

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The 10th Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women: Dec. 4th 2014

144x144MAlogoThe 10th Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women will be Thurs., Dec. 4, 2014, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The Conference features motivational keynote speeches, engaging workshops and panel discussions that cover a vast range of topics specifically designed for women, including healthcare, leadership, managing change, finding work life balance and personal finance.

Register online at

Registration includes access to all keynote and breakout sessions, the Career Pavilion, Health & Wellness Pavilion and the exhibit hall. 

**MASS AWIS members are eligible for the early bird registration price of $150 until online registration closes (which is typically midnight the day before the Conference) or when the Conference sells out. Please use the promo code SG14MA to receive this rate.


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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Associate in Computational Biology at the Broad Institute

The Broad Institute is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Associate in Computational Biology to join the Imaging Platform team. The Imaging Platform develops and applies methods for extracting quantitative information from high-throughput biological images. To learn more about this job opportunity, please check out their job post here.

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