Rising Stars: URM 2018

Rising Stars: Under-represented minorities (URM) 2018 will be held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, November 8–9.

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Faculty will be announced soon.

Rising Stars Agenda Nov 8–9, 2018

Meeting location:
MIT Building 32, Room G882
32 Vassar Street, Cambridge

November 7
6:00pm Dinner at Royal Sonesta
November 8
7:30 Breakfast
8:00 Welcome and introductions
8:30 IMPACT workshop
Rising Stars and IMPACT faculty
In this experiential workshop, participants will learn strategies for focusing on and communicating the impact of their research, using their own research project as a starting point.
 10:00 Coffee break
12:30 Lunch
1:30 IMPACT storyline presentations
Rising Stars participants
2:30 Coffee break
3:00 How to get a job, industry perspective
Erik Rocheford
4:30 Career panel
Rising Stars faculty
Senior faculty, researcher from industry, and clinical colleagues will share their perspective on building one’s career and answer questions from the participants.
6:00 Dinner at Catalyst
November 9
8:30 Breakfast
9:00 Interview skills workshop
HFP Consulting
The participants will learn about and practice interview skills and strategies.
10:30 Coffee break
12:30 Lunch
1:30 How to get a job, faculty perspective
Polina Golland
3:00 Coffee break
4:00 Closing remarks and feedback
5:00 Community social at State Park