Category Archives: Midd Blogosphere

A deep conversation about FinTech – Disruptor or being disrupted?

Please join the Professors of the Practice Business and Enterprise Program in welcoming Thomas Weisel via video conference call for “A Deep Conversation about FinTech – Disruptor or Being Disrupted”.

Monday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Axinn 229

Thom Weisel P’22 serves as Co-Chairman at Stifel. Previously Thom was Chairman and CEO of Thomas Weisel Partners Group, a firm he founded in 1999, and former Chairman of Montgomery Securities.

Thom has been recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award of National Venture Capital Association in 2006, the George Steinbrenner Sport Leadership Award of the U.S. Olympic Foundation in 2011 and was recently inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Thom has been on the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation Board since 1977 and was the Chairman from 1983 through 1994. He has been Chairman of the USA Cycling Foundation Board since its founding in 2000. Thom currently serves on the Board of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Previously, he served on the boards of NASDAQ, Stanford Endowment Management Board, Empower America, and Harvard Business School Advisory Board.  He is former chairman of Capital Campaign for California School of Arts and Crafts along with former trustee of Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Thom graduated from Stanford University with distinction and honors in Economics and obtained his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Boutique consulting firm hiring seniors. Apply now!

Seurat Group is a boutique, data-driven management consulting and private equity firm with 20+ professionals specializing in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. Our name comes from Georges Seurat, the pointillist painter. As with pointillism, we integrate many points of cultural, behavioral and sales data, identifying insights to help our clients and portfolio companies see the “bigger picture.”

We are looking for creative, curious, entrepreneurial and team-oriented people who are ready to tackle a variety of challenges and are always excited to learn something new. The Business Analyst role is primarily focused on the Consulting side of our business and will have the opportunity to support Seurat Capital as opportunities arise.

On typical project engagements, you would be responsible for: Designing, conducting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative primary research, Interpreting insights from a variety of different data sources and helping the team think about the implications for our clients’ businesses, Conducting secondary research to better understand changes and trends in the industry and Supporting creation of the presentations we use to help our clients understand our insights and recommended solutions.

Apply HERE on Handshake

Sign up for 1:1 Chats with Sarah Bidgood from MIIS about Russia and Nonproliferation Issues

Sarah is a Senior Research Associate and Project Manager at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at MIIS in California. She’ll be on campus April 25 and 26 and is happy to talk with you. Bring your questions and curiosity!

Her areas of research include US-Soviet and US-Russia nonproliferation cooperation, as well as nonproliferation and disarmament diplomacy.  She earned her BA in Russian from Wellesley College. She also holds an MA in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

These times are informal slots for you to ask questions and have a casual conversation about her career path and talk about common interests, including in all things Russia and nonproliferation.

Sign up HERE

Summer Internship in Seattle with Adaptive Biotechnologies

Application deadline 4/30.

Every immune system has a story to tell— the key is knowing how to listen. Adaptive Biotechnologies‘ goal is to meaningfully improve people’s lives by learning from the wisdom of their adaptive immune systems. It’s a bold objective that we’re uniquely built to achieve

At Adaptive Biotechnologies, you’ll be challenged, you’ll be inspired, and you’ll be part of an innovative organization making a real impact on improving the quality of life globally. No matter what your role is, you’ll find a diverse, team-driven, fun culture where your contributions truly count.

Position Overview: Adaptive Biotechnologies is currently looking for an exceptional Summer Intern to join their Research and Development team. Successful candidates will assist with the development of multiplex PCR- and NGS-based assays. During your time at Adaptive, you will learn various lab techniques, including mammalian cell culture, image cytometry, cell based assays, PCR, sequencing library preparation, and targeted NGS-sequencing under the supervision of experienced laboratory personnel. You will also gain experience in data analysis and become familiar with the product development cycle.

Open to Rising Juniors and Seniors. Learn more about the position in Handshake.

Clinical Research Coordinator – Cancer Outcomes Research Program

Application deadline 4/26.

Through the Department of Psychiatry, the Cancer Outcomes Research Program (CORe) at the Massachusetts General Hospital is recruiting a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to join its multidisciplinary team.

Working with a diverse group of oncologists, palliative care clinicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice nurses and other specialists, the clinical research coordinator will assist with collaborative studies in supportive care. The specific focus for this position will be to help coordinate a range of supportive care projects and program initiatives.

The clinical research coordinator will assume responsibility for study coordination. This role includes: recruiting patients in both inpatient units and outpatient clinics; administering screening instruments, interviews, and surveys with patients; managing data; corresponding with the IRB and other regulatory groups; assisting with preparation of manuscripts, protocols, and grants; and completing other special projects in collaboration with principal investigators.

Learn more about the position in Handshake.

Multiple Positions Open with Fast Enterprises – One of Glassdoor’s 2019 Best Places to Work!

Congratulations on exploring your career opportunities with FAST and taking the first step to becoming a FASTie! A FASTie? Yes, a FASTie

FAST-ie \’faeste\ noun 1. an energetic, intelligent, enthusiastic person who works at Fast Enterprises. 2. a person dedicated to modernizing government technology to better serve the general public. 3. someone who is open to adventure and wants to experience new places around the world. 4. someone who enjoys collaboration with clients and camaraderie with teammates while solving business and technology problems.

Available positions are listed below. All application deadlines are Tuesday, 4/23. Click on the title and if the description speaks to you, take 5 minutes (seriously, only 5 minutes) to apply!

Software Engineer at Temboo in NYC

Application deadline Monday, April 22nd.

Temboo builds software that people are using to fundamentally change the world around us. Temboo is empowering people to build an amazingly diverse range of physical computing systems at the intersection of hardware, software, and human aspiration, and they want you to help them as they grow and scale.

As a software engineer at Temboo, you’ll work closely with their product team to design, implement, test, deploy and maintain new features. Your specific technical skill-set is less important to us than your all-around intelligence, problem-solving ability, and eagerness for new challenges.

Learn more in Handshake.