Tag Archives: Alumni

Clinical Research Position Available with Mass General and Harvard Medical School

Apply on Handshake! Application Deadline is March 31, 2020

The OCD and Related Disorders Program (www.mghocd.org) at Massachusetts General Hospital is looking for qualified college graduates with a background in research and psychology to fill openings for Clinical Research Coordinators. 

The Clinical Research Coordinators (CRC) will assist in coordinating all aspects of a study related to diagnosis, treatment, and health outcomes. The CRC will support and/or conduct the full range of clinical and basic research activities within the program, which may also include neuroimaging responsibilities. The CRC would be responsible for monitoring pace and progress of the study. Serve as a main contact for study participants. Ensure that all components of the participants’ assessments and surveys are properly completed, tracked in the computer database, and filed correctly. Correspond with the Internal Review Board (IRB) for any protocol amendments and yearly reports as needed. Correspond with various external regulatory bodies such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for yearly non-competing renewal for budget and protocol purposes.

For any questions, please contact:
Barbara Rosemberg, MHA Program Manager OCD and Related Disorders Program Department of Psychiatry Massachusetts General Hospital Office: 617-643-3079 brosemberg@mgh.harvard.edu

Learn more and apply on Handshake!

International Clinical Opportunity with an Alum!

Selected as a ‘CNN Hero,’ Rick Hodes, MD ’75 has been living and working in Ethiopia for over 30 years. Based out of a busy Addis Ababa trauma center, his work is concentrated around spinal deformities such as scoliosis, kyphosis, tuberculosis of the spine, and polio.

Dr. Hodes is looking for a Midd grad to come assist him for 6-12 months. The opportunity will include time in the clinic, research opportunities, as well as work with data, website updates, and social media. This is an amazing opportunity to receive unparalleled clinical mentorship and to meaningfully serve a struggling rural community.

To read more about Dr. Hodes and the myriad of media attention he’s received, visit his website, rickhodes.org.

You can also reach out to him directly for more information about this opportunity at rickhodes@gmail.com.

Apply Today to Work with THANC!

Apply today on Handshake! Application deadline is February 3, 2020

The THANC (Thyroid, Head and Neck Cancer) Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to supporting research and education in the early detection and treatment of thyroid and head and neck cancer, to advancing new therapies, and to alleviating the suffering and functional impairment of patients who undergo treatment.  

Role: Research Associates collaborate with an interdisciplinary group of physicians and researchers affiliated with Mount Sinai Medical Center to conduct and publish clinical research. Research Associates also play key roles in the development of an educational website for patients and their families (www.headandneckcancerguide.org), as well as the maintenance of a disease-specific electronic medical record system (www.thyroidccc.org). In addition, Research Associates have the opportunity to spend time observing thyroid and head and neck surgery in the operating room. 

Qualifications/Required Documents: This is a full-time position with a required two-year commitment. Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree (in any field) and must have a strong interest in pursuing a career in medicine. Research Associates should have a robust scientific background and excellent writing abilities. Previous experience in a clinical environment is preferred.  To apply, please submit a cover letter (addressed to Dr. Urken) and an updated CV through the application portal on the THANC Foundation website (https://thancfoundation.org/join-our-team/research-associates/). Additionally, please have two letters of recommendation sent to recruitment@thancfoundation.org. Recommenders should email their letters directly. The application deadline is February 3rd, 2020 but priority will be given to early applicants.  Interviews will begin mid-February and will be offered on a rolling basis. If selected for an interview, you will be required to complete a writing assignment.

For more information, please visit THANC’s website and learn more on Handshake. Feel free to email recruitment@thancfoundation.org with any questions you may have!

Check Out these Expiring STEM and Tech Job Postings in Handshake

These STEM and Tech professions jobs are expiring this week in Handshake – apply today!!

Expiring on Monday, October 21, 2019

Expiring on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Expiring on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Expiring on Friday, October 25, 2019

Expiring on Saturday, October 26, 2019

Expiring on Sunday, October 27, 2019

Amazon Has Posted Jobs in Handshake!

Check out Handshake for more details on all of the postings.

Learn more about Amazon: When Amazon.com launched in 1995, it was with the mission “to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.” This goal continues today, but Amazon’s customers are worldwide now, and have grown to include millions of Consumers, Sellers, Content Creators, and Developers & Enterprises. Each of these groups has different needs, and we always work to meet those needs, innovating new solutions to make things easier, faster, better, and more cost-effective.

Attend the Harvard Medical School PhD Open House

Navigating Life Sciences PhD Program Applications and Career Development

Date: Friday, October 11, 2019, 1:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: Harvard Medical School 240 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Harvard Medical Schools welcomes you to a tour, Q&A with current students, and informational session about applications to the life sciences doctoral programs.  The day ends with a panel discussion with admissions faculty from a selection of life sciences doctoral programs.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Welcome and Campus Tour

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Student Panel Discussion

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Admissions Overview (Presentation)

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Q&A with Harvard Admissions Committee Faculty

Please use this link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/74372928431 to register for attendance.

Looking for a Job at Google?

Google is hiring a Technical Solutions Engineer, University Graduate 2020

You can read the full description below and apply on Handshake. Application Deadline is March 31, 2020.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in a technical field, or equivalent practical experience, with the ability to start by September 2020.
  • Experience advocating for customer challenges or needs as demonstrated through customer service experience, internships, project work, extra-curricular activities.
  • Experience reading and debugging code (i.e. one or more of the following: Java, C, C++, .NET, Python, Shell, Perl, JavaScript).
  • Experience with troubleshooting web technologies (e.g. HTTP, HTML, DNS, TCP, etc).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical degree.
  • Ability to obtain work authorization in Canada.
  • Basic knowledge or experience with one of the following: networking fundamentals, Database design and SQL query construction, Linux/Unix.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing (i.e. certifications, internships, coursework, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt your message to the technical level of the audience and comfort presenting technical materials to groups of any size and background.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills, ability to quickly prioritize multiple tasks, attention to detail and resourcefulness, and communication skills.

About the job

The Google Cloud Platform team helps customers transform and evolve their business through the use of Google’s global network, web-scale data centers and software infrastructure. As part of an entrepreneurial team in this rapidly growing business, you will help shape the future of businesses of all sizes use technology to connect with customers, employees and partners.When things go wrong, the buck stops with you: even with the most well-engineered products, customers need help. Our Technical Solutions Engineers step in and own our largest and most important customer issues to solve production issues on customer’s business critical applications. You will be a part of a global team that provides 24×7 support to help customers seamlessly make the switch to Google Cloud. When customers cannot resolve issues themselves, your job is to ensure that we have the necessary tools and processes to swiftly resolve the issue with as little customer effort as possible. Due to the nature of this role and 24/7/365 support coverage for Google Cloud Customers, we anticipate that Technical Solutions Engineers will work weekends and/or holidays; either as an on-call function or staffed weekends or both.As a Technical Solutions Engineer, you’ll troubleshoot technical problems for customers with a mix of debugging, networking, system administration, updating documentation, and when needed, coding/scripting. You use your first hand experience to identify the root problem and improve supportability by working with a team of engineers and product managers. You will make our products easier to adopt and use by making improvements to the product, tools, processes and documentation. Our Google Cloud Support Engineers are driven by customer obsession: you will help drive the success of Google Cloud by understanding and advocating for our customers’ issues.Google Cloud helps millions of employees and organizations empower their employees, serve their customers, and build what’s next for their business — all with technology built in the cloud. Our products are engineered for security, reliability and scalability, running the full stack from infrastructure to applications to devices and hardware. And our teams are dedicated to helping our customers and developers see the benefits of our technology come to life.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the customer’s problem through effective diagnosis, resolution, or implementation of new investigation tools to increase productivity for customer issues on Google Cloud Platform products.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of Google’s product technology and underlying architectures by troubleshooting, reproducing, determining the root cause for customer reported issues, and building tools for faster diagnosis, to identify and resolve future issues quickly.
  • Act as a consultant and subject matter expert for internal stakeholders in engineering, sales, and customer organizations to resolve technical deployment obstacles and improve Google Cloud.
  • Work closely with multiple product and engineering teams to find ways to improve the Supportability, products, and interact with our Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) teams to drive high-quality production.
  • Proactively understand customer issues and advocate for their needs with cross functional teams like Product Management or Software Engineering.