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Looking your best on paper: Building a Resume for Industry and CV for Academia

Thursday, February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$15 – $50

Join us for an exciting event where we’ll show you how to create a stellar resume for industry and a top-notch CV for academia. Whether you’re a student, a recent graduate, or a professional looking to switch careers, this event is for you!

This workshop focuses on how to highlight experiences and skills on a resume and CV and the importance of tailoring these documents for specific roles. For the resume content, this talk provides examples of skills and experiences that should be emphasized for different types of roles including bench research roles for startups and larger companies as well as non-bench research roles such as business development, consulting, medical writing, product/project management, and clinical roles. For the CV content, advice will be provided to highlight what to include for research intensive, research/teaching and teaching roles. Advice will also be provided regarding resume and CV formatting.

Whether you’re aiming for a job in the industry or pursuing an academic career, this workshop will equip you with the tools you need to present yourself in the best possible light on paper. Reserve your spot now!

Lauren is the co-founder and CEO of Propel Careers, a life science search and career development firm focused on connecting talented individuals with entrepreneurial life sciences companies. She has recruited for > 60 innovative life sciences organizations to help them hire talent and has coached thousands of students, postdocs, medical residents and professionals to advance their careers since co-founding Propel in 2009. Lauren presents often on career development topics to inspire the next generation of talent. Before Propel, she spent about 10 years in life sciences advancing drug molecules through SNBL USA, Aptuit, Quintiles, and Absorption Systems. She has a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Gettysburg College and an MBA (focused in the health sector and entrepreneurship) from Boston University. She is on Boards including: MassBioEd (Chair), MassBio, National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association; and Advisory Boards: the Professional Science Masters Program at Framingham State University and NE GWISE. Lauren actively mentors young scientists through groups like the Association of Women in Science and The international center for professional development.

Registration fee: $15 for AWIS member, $50 for AWIS non-member 

                                   $25 for non-members (48h promo 50% off!)

Registration deadline : Wednesday, February 21st, 2023 by 12 pm EST

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Looking your best on paper: Building a Resume for Industry and CV for Academia


Thursday, February 22
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$15 – $50
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MIT, Ford Building (E19)
400 Main St. Room E19-319
Cambridge, MA 02142 United States
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MASS AWIS is the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association for Women in Sciences. Our mission is to support women in all scientific fields and to achieve equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. Our events and membership are open for the public regardless of their gender, professional background, or career level.