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Alternative Careers in Science – Speed Networking Event: Wednesday, April 22nd

Presented by MASS AWIS and Cambridge Science Festival 

McGovern BuildingThis event is for women and men within the scientific community (from undergrads to early career levels) who are interested in exploring diverse career options in science. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with 10-15 experienced individuals who will give insight into their chosen professions. The event will be held in a speed-networking fashion with participants switching tables every 15 minutes for a total of 5 sessions. Please note this is not a career fair.

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Worcester Spring Networking Social: Wednesday, April 22nd

Come chase away those winter blues

With our special guest: Mari Anne Snow
"Life is messy business –  Using scientific methodologies to maintain your equilibrium."

Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Location: Blais Pavilion, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA
      Location details: http://www.umassmed.edu/about/directions/campusmap.aspx
      Attendees coming from off campus can park in the South Road parking garage.

To register 

Registration fee: $10 
Men and women welcome to attend.

MASS AWIS would like to thank UMass Medical School for hosting this event.

Event co-hosted by MASS AWIS and the Worcester AWIS Affiliate Group


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Staying Focused in a Busy World: Wednesday, May 27th

multitaskingProductivity expert Lorena Prime (http://www.clearlyorganizedlife.com) will tailor a time management workshop co-hosted by the Cambridge Women’s Resource Group (CWRG) Work/Life Synergy committee at the Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research (NIBR). This meeting will be responsive to the needs of attendees who fill out her survey after registration. This will also be a fantastic opportunity to visit NIBR and network with their CWRG Work/Life Synergy committee.

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Support MASS AWIS for the Boston Globe GRANT: Globe Readers And Non-profits Together

The Boston Globe GRANT enables readers to show their support for non-profits by choosing which ones are given free advertising space in The Boston Globe. If you are a newspaper subscriber, you have a voucher valued at $100 (seven day) or a voucher valued at $50 (all others including website-only readers) that can be submitted to GRANT to support MASS AWIS. If MASS AWIS is one of the non-profit organizations with the highest value from vouchers, it will be given free advertising in The Boston Globe. Who we are and what we do will reach as many women in science as possible!!

Please use the following information when submitting your voucher:
Association for Women in Science – Mass Chapter, Boston, MA

For more information and to submit your voucher for MASS AWIS. 

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Career Exploration Scholarship 2015

ID-10084646-croppedIn support of our mission, MASS AWIS strives to provide their members the opportunity to receive and explore valuable resources beneficial to their scientific career. Into our third year of partnership with Propel Careers, MASS AWIS is excited to present the 2015 Career Exploration Scholarship program to our members.

Ten (10) MASS AWIS members will be awarded an admission to one Propel Careers' 2015 Future in Life Sciences Series event of their choice: five members in the Spring (Feb-May) and five members in the Fall (Sept-Nov). 

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