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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN MARCH?


Wednesday, March 1st 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
BCI CASUAL CONVERSATION – REGULATORY AFFAIRS WITH STACEY BERMAN, PHD, MANAGER REGULATORY AFFAIRS, MEDIMMUNE & ELIZABETH PETRO, PHD, CONSUMER SAFETY OFFICER, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)
Where: Rangos 590
Interested in regulatory affairs? This is a great opportunity to learn about the field from two perspectives – industry and government. Please join us to hear from two Hopkins alumnae – Stacey Cromer Berman, PhD (BCMB) and Elizabeth Petro, PhD (Biological Chemistry).
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Tuesday, March 7th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
BCI CASUAL CONVERSATION – MEDICAL RESEARCH PHILANTHROPY WITH MILKEN INSTITUTE’S CENTER FOR STRATEGIC PHILANTHROPY DIRECTOR DR. LATESE BRIGGS & ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR DR. EKEMINI RILEY
Where: 1830 East Monument Building Room 2-108
LaTese Briggs, PhD serves as the director for the Center for Strategic Philanthropy, after beginning her career with FasterCures' Philanthropy Advisory Service. She has authored several scientific articles and received a number of honors, including being named a Bill & Melinda Gates Millennium Scholar. Ekemini A. U. Riley, PhD is an associate director at the Center for Strategic Philanthropy. Her primary focus is on medical research philanthropy, where she provides individual philanthropists and foundations with comprehensive and objective information related to the state of research for various diseases and key unmet needs impeding scientific progress. The Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy is currently offering a summer internship position; please join us an ask questions if interested!
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Wednesday, March 8th 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
TEACHING TOPICS AND TAPAS: DESIGNING ACTIVE LEARNING EXERCISES WITH DR. CAROLYN MACHAMER
Where: STILE Classroom, PCTB
This month Dr. Carolyn Machamer will present on Active Learning with a focus on how to design active learning exercises that align to your learning objectives and assessments.
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Thursday, March 9th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
CAREER BLITZ – THREE TOPICS|THREE WORKSHOPS|ONE HOUR
Where: 1830 East Monument Building Room 2-108
12:00 PM Science Communication and Medical Affairs Careers: Learn about these careers, how to gain experience and how you can transition into these positions.
12:20 PM LinkedIn: This workshop will provide insights into LinkedIn features, how you can use LinkedIn to enhance your job search and personal brand and tips on creating a winning profile.
12:40 PM Conflict Resolution: We will highlight the six steps for resolving conflicts and have an open discussion about conflict in the lab and workplace.
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Monday, March 13th 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
THREE MINUTE THESIS (3MT) SCIENCE COMMUNICATION CRITIQUE SESSION WITH ELIZABETH TRACEY
Where: 1830 East Monument Building Room 2-108
In preparation for the Three Minute Thesis competition, trainees will have an opportunity to practice their timed talk and get instant feedback from your peers and Elizabeth Tracey, Director of Johns Hopkins Health NewsFeed and Director, Johns Hopkins PodMed. Participants should plan to bring their accompanying slide on thumb drive or send to Lisa Borello @ lborell1@jhmi.edu in advance of the workshop.
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Tuesday, March 23rd 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
(Rescheduled) LEADERSHIP LAB: EMAIL ETIQUETTE
Where: PCTB STILE Classroom
This interactive session will cover common e-mail mistakes and address the do's and don'ts of e-mail communication, ranging from greetings and subject lines to e-mail length and tone. Participants will have an opportunity to draft and share e-mails based on several scenarios with feedback from the instructor and class.

Due to the snow storm on March 14th, this event has been rescheduled for March 23rd.
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Monday, March 20th 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & Tuesday, March 21st 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
2017 3MT COMPETITION PRELIMINARY HEATS
Where: 1830 East Monument Building Room 2-108
3MT Preliminary Heats will be held March 20 and March 21; top presenters from each heat will advance to the Hopkins-wide competition April 5 at 2 p.m. Cash prizes for first, second and third place; audience members select their favorite presenter for People’s Choice cash prize! If you’re not able to compete in the April Finals, you’re still welcome to participate in the preliminaries if you’d like the experience of communicating your research. If you are unable to participate in the preliminary heats March 20 and 21, there will be a March 27 preliminary on the Homewood campus; please contact Lisa Borello for more information.
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Tuesday, March 21st 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
CAREER CLINIC: INTERVIEWING SKILLS
Where: 1830 East Monument Building Room 2-108
This Career Clinic will provide tips on the behavioral interview questions using the STAR technique. Examples of common interview questions, why hiring managers are asking these questions and examples of good responses will be highlighted. Participants will practice answering interview questions and receive feedback.
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Monday, March 23rd 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
HOPKINS ALUMNI IN BIOTECH NETWORKING EVENT
Where: Rangos 490
BCI and the Hopkins Biotech Network are excited to welcome a panel of Hopkins alumni who have all made a successful transition into the biotech field. Please join us for an evening of discussion and networking! We'll spend the first half of the evening hearing from the panel who will answer your questions. The second half of the evening will allow for networking with the speakers. Food and drinks will be served.
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Thursday, March 30th 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
HOW TO FIND A POSTDOC BOOTCAMP
Where: Room 113, Pre-clinical Training Building (PCTB)
This bootcamp answers questions on whether you should do a postdoc or not, how to find a postdoc, what to look for in a postdoc position, the difference between industry and academic postdocs, and non-traditional postdoc opportunities.
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Other Events

Wednesday, March 1st 9:00 am
TEACHING ACADEMY 3-DAY INSTITUTE REGISTRATION OPEN
The Teaching Academy is holding an intensive 3-day teaching institute on the East Baltimore campus on May 30th, 31st, and June 1st.! Registration opens March 1st, 2017 at 9 AM EST. We anticipate filling quickly and have historically had a waitlist so please be sure to mark your calendars. Ph.D. Students and Postdoctoral Fellows at any JHU campus are welcome to attend either Teaching Institute location -- meaning East Baltimore students and fellows can attend the Homewood Campus location and vice-versa. Find the dates that works best for you, but keep in mind that while both Institutes will cover the same content, faculty from SPH and SOM will largely comprise the East Baltimore Teaching Institute and faculty from KSAS and WSE will primarily facilitate the Homewood location.

Hosted by the Johns Hopkins Teaching Academy
Click here to register.
Friday, March 3rd 10:00 am
33RD ANNUAL PUBLIC HEALTH CAREER FAIR AT JHSPH
Where: SPH Feinstone Hall and the 1st Floor Gallery
This event provides a convenient location for organization and agency representatives from around the country to gather and discuss organizational functions, employment opportunities, consultancies, internships, and career information. The fair is open to all undergraduate and graduate students. Pre-registration is not necessary; however, you will be required to sign-in. Business attire is strongly recommended.

Hosted by the JHSPH Career Services Office
Click to learn more.
Friday, March 3rd 12:00 pm
JHU-CMDB CAREER FRIDAYS-DR. ALBINE MARTIN, ENTREPRENEUR-IN-RESIDENCE, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
Where: JHU KSAS Mudd Hall 23
For more information and registration instructions, contact D’Arcy Placilla, Academic Program Coordinator, Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts & Sciences (KSAS) 410-516-4704

Hosted by the JHU Doctoral Program in Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology and Biophysics (CMDB)
Saturday, March 4th 8:30 am
2017 BUSINESS IN HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE: REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE
Where: Legg Mason Building 100 International Drive, Baltimore, MD
Join us to hear and network with some of the leading healthcare leaders in the country as they share innovative solutions that are "Revolutionizing Healthcare" - https://2017hbaconference.splashthat.com/

Hosted by the Johns Hopkins Carey Healthcare Business Association (HBA)
Tuesday, March 7th
THREE MINUTE THESIS REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Where: Legg Mason Building 100 International Drive, Baltimore, MD
The deadline to register for the Three Minute Thesis competition is Tuesday, March 7th.

Hosted by the JHM Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO)
REGISTER HERE
Monday, March 13th 6:00 pm
MCKINSEY & COMPANY INFORMATION SESSION AND RECEPTION AT JHSPH
Where: SPH Feinstone Hall, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD
This March, McKinsey will be hosting several opportunities for current Johns Hopkins students to interact with McKinsey consultants and recruiters to get a better sense of our work and how you can apply to roles at the Firm you may be interested in. This Info session is for Advanced Professional Degree campus candidates (i.e., JDs, PhDs, Post-docs, non-MBA Master’s candidates, medical students, interns, residents, and fellows) who are interested in learning about opportunities with McKinsey & Company and connect with others who have made the transition.

Hosted by McKinsey & Company
Please RSVP if you plan on attending.
Wednesday, March 22nd 4:00 pm
TELLING STORIES ABOUT SCIENCE WITH KATE LOWENSTEIN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, TONIC AT VICE
Where: Wood Basic Science Auditorium
Kate Lowenstein, editor-in-chief for Tonic at VICE, will share best practices for communicating health and science topics to millennials. Following the lecture, join us for a networking reception, where Lowenstein will be available to answer questions. Mix and mingle and enjoy complimentary pizza and beverages.

Hosted by the JHUSOM
Please RSVP if you plan on attending the reception.
Friday, March 24th 3:00 pm
MCKINSEY & COMPANY RESUME BUILDING WORKSHOP WITH MCKINSEY CONSULTANTS AT JHSPH
Where: SPH Feinstone Hall, Room W5030, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD
This Workshop is for Advanced Professional Degree campus candidates (i.e., JDs, PhDs, Post-docs, non-MBA Master’s candidates, medical students, interns, residents, and fellows) who are interested in building their resume and connecting with McKinsey consultants.

Hosted by McKinsey & Company
Please RSVP if you plan on attending.