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Oct 3 • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

PhD Career Accelerator

  • Organizer: Employer Engagement and Career Design
  • Venue: Stearns Center, 420 Huntington Ave
    Boston,MA02115United States


The PhD Career Accelerator is a 1-day conference-style event that brings together a collection of resources, mentors, training, and networking moments designed for PhD students who want to know more about careers outside of academia, how to prepare, and how to make the most of their transferrable skills.

PhDs working in a range of industries will be there to serve as role models and mentors, as well as some recruiters from companies looking to hire PhDs.  See the FULL 2018 Accelerator Schedule.

Presenters and featured guests include:

Data scientists and recruiters from Wayfair

Scientist/Manager from Sanofi Pasteur

Researchers and recruiters from Amazon

Recruiter from The Broad Institute and Philips

Software engineer, data scientist, and recruiter from Google

Chief of Staff from Platelet Biogenesis

Founder of Mass Medtech

Director of RF Engineering, Humatics Corp.

Founder and Board Member, InfiniteMD

and, a Consultant from Ernst & Young, an Independent Public Health Strategist, a Financial Analyst, and more.

Students from all fields and a wide range of career goals will gain valuable insight from these mentors. Mark your calendar for this event, and RSVP today.


This program connects to the following SAIL Domains:
Personal/Professional Development, Communication, Self-Efficacy/Confidence, Resourcefulness, Inquiry and Analysis, Decision-Making