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Customer Success Manager

TrendMD Toronto Job description Job Description: Work with publishers to educate them how the company’s tool can help publishers Bring feedback from publishers and authors back to the company for future product improvement Work with publisher to successfully implement the company’s tool. Qualifications: Recent graduates with a technical background, and understanding of scientific publication [...]

By |2016-11-07T21:02:58+00:00August 7th, 2016|Job Posting|0 Comments

Research Program Manager

Job description TBEP, Research Program Manager Job Number: 1601143 Faculty / Division: Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Department: Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)   Description: TBEP is a key component of the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research (TRCHR), which was created in November 2014 thanks to an unprecedented $130 million gift [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00August 7th, 2016|Job Posting|0 Comments

LSCDS Career Day 2016 Interview: A Conversation with Dr. Feroz Sarkari

Written By Meryam Al-waadh Career Day has come and gone. The largest event that LSCDS hosts, organizes, and runs showcased a variety of interesting and exciting career pathways outside of academia. With esteemed professionals in fields ranging from medical communications to consulting, to business development, students were left with a good sampling of advice, networks and future career [...]

Get ready for LSCDS’s 10th Annual Career Day!

Written by Anastassia Pogoutse LSCDS's 10th Annual Career Day is coming up fast! This year, it will be held on May 6th, with sessions split between Sidney Smith and the Medical Sciences Building. As in previous years, attendees will have a unique chance to network with industry professionals and to attend career-focused panels. What is Career [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00April 25th, 2016|Anastassia Pogoutse, Networking, Potential Careers|0 Comments

A Quick Guide to a Great LinkedIn Profile

Written by Anna Zhou It is essential to have a strong LinkedIn profile to land that dream job. Hiring managers and recruiters use LinkedIn to post jobs, search for candidates, screen applicants, and perform background checks on interviewees. But what exactly does it mean to have a strong profile? Below is a quick guide to what [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00February 24th, 2016|Anna Zhou, Job Applications, Networking|0 Comments

Lessons Learned from Networking 201: Strategies to Get the Most out of the LSCDS Networking Reception and beyond

The 12th annual LSCDS Networking Reception is right around the corner! Taking place on the evening of February 25th, this event will once again bring together a variety of industry professionals to interact with our graduate student and postdoc attendees in a round table format. Last week, LSCDS held a preparatory seminar entitled Networking [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Adriano Vissa, Networking|0 Comments

How to Write a Follow-Up Email for a Job Application

Written by Anna Zhou We all know that feeling of anticipation after sending off a job application. When will it come? What will it say? One thing that can help alleviate the seemingly endless waiting is to send a quick email to follow up on the initial application. This email, if written properly, shows your continuing [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00December 8th, 2015|Anna Zhou, Job Applications|0 Comments

Why (and How) You Should Use Twitter for Professional Development

Twitter, the up-to-the-minute source of news for the social media-savvy, can seem baffling and cliquey to those of us who don’t devote much time to social networks. However, even if microblogging is not your thing, you should give Twitter a second look. What’s in it for me? The main argument for why you should use [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00November 9th, 2015|Anastassia Pogoutse, Networking|0 Comments

How to Stay in Touch with your Professional Network

Written by Anna Zhou So you researched the guests that were going to be at the LSCDS networking event, approached them and had great conversation, got their contact information, and connected with them on LinkedIn. Mission accomplished, right? Not quite. As important as it is to create contacts, it is equally, if not more, important [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:47+00:00November 9th, 2015|Anna Zhou, Interviews, Job Applications, Networking|0 Comments

Getting Started: Market Research Basics for Job Seekers

Written by: Abhiram Pushparaj So you're about to graduate and while you've spent the last few years of your life learning everything there is to know about [insert thesis title here], you're not exactly sure how much of that is going to help you land a job, apart from a post-doctoral position, of course.  What you [...]

By |2018-09-06T21:02:48+00:00October 20th, 2015|Abhiram Pushparaj, Interviews, Job Applications|0 Comments