Training and Workshops

Grant Writing Workshop for Postdoctoral Scholars

This is offered once a year. If you would like to received notifications, please contact Dan Jay at

Responsible Conduct Research (RCR)

Open to anyone who needs the certification for NIH or NSF grant funding. Click here for more information.

Training in Education & Critical Research Skills (TEACRS)

Funded by the IRACDA initiative of NIGMS and is designed to train the academic biomedical research and education leaders of the future. Click here for more information.


Event Date
Training and Workshops
Jan 4 – Feb 26, 2016 Winter 2015 Data Science Fellowship Opportunity
The Data Incubator is an intensive 7 week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries.
Oct 1–3, 2015 2015 ASM Learn How to Turn Your Science into a Company
The ASM is hosting a two and half day entrepreneurship workshop for graduate students, postdoctoral and early career scientists that will provide basic information on establishing a start-up business. The workshop will feature practical tips, advice, and resources from principals of leading start-up and small companies.
Deadline: August 20, 2015
Aug & Sept 2015 Connect To ClearView – Life Sciences Consulting Immersion Program
A unique opportunity for advanced degree candidates focused in the life sciences to experience three days as a life science strategy consultant and get to know ClearView.
Deadline: May 1, 2015
7.6.15 Insight Health Data Science Fellows Program
A free 7-week full-time postdoctoral data science training fellowship, with dedicated office space and self-directed, project-based learning under the guidance of industry leaders.
Deadline: May 6, 2015
Jul 12-24, 2015 Unique Training Opportunity for Postdocs & Graduate Students
The ASCB, in partnership with the Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a two-week intensive management training course at the Keck Graduate Institute.
Deadline: April 15, 2015
3.23.15 – 5.1.15 The Data Incubator 2015 Fellowship
In response to the overwhelming interest in their earlier sessions, they will be holding another fellowship.An intensive six-week fellowship that prepares masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries.
6.9.14 – 7.18.14 The Data Incubator 2014 Fellowship
An intensive six-week bootcamp that prepares postdocs and PhDs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.
1.7.14 – 1.10.14 Course Design Institute 2014
The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) is sponsoring a four day workshop design to help you work through the course design/redesign process.
12.12.13 Job Interview Workshop
Roger Lee, HR Business Partner from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA), will be returning to present another workshop focusing on Job Interview.
11.22.13 Preparing for a Career in Academia Workshop
This workshop provides students and postdocs with a forum on making the transition from Tufts to an academic career, drawing from the collective wisdom of our faculty.
11.14.13 Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Roger Lee, HR Business Partner, from the HNRCA, will conduct his highly successful workshop on cover letter and resume writing for non-academic jobs.
5.8.13 Public Speaking Workshop
A highly successful workshop provided by the TEACRS program provided for postdocs.
3.1.13 Seminar on Scientific Publishing: Cell Press
The seminar will give a brief introduction to Cell press journals, the roles and responsibilities of editors, reviewers, editorial board, and authors.
2.12.13 Making the Most of Your Presentation Workshop
Presented by professional communications consultant Jean-luc Doumont. The workshop recommends a systematic approach to preparing and delivering effective oral presentations.
Jan 24-25, 2013 Manuscript Writing Workshop
The interactive workshop, presented by writing consultant, Beth Schachter, will focus on building skills in manuscript organization, writing to your target audience, and clearly articulating the “big story” of your research.
1.12.13 2013 Futures in Life Sciences Event Series
Propel Careers, MassBio, and the MassBioEd joined together to organize a series of networking and panel events focused on raising awareness of career paths that exist in life sciences for individuals with advanced degrees.
12.11.12 Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
A workshop focus on writing good resumes and cover letters for nonacademic positions.
12.4.12 Grant Writing Workshop
A grant writing workshop especially for postdoctoral scholars.
11.2.12 Careers in Student Advising Panel Discussion
A panel discussion with representatives, who work in student and scholar advising in a variety of settings, will talk about their current positions as well as their career paths.
9.26.12 Medford AAPLS Workshop: Find Funding and Get Started
A workshop to provide tools, assist attendees with getting started, and introduce: Tufts resources and who to contact, funding opportunity databases features and their use, and limited submission process and practices.
6.21.12 Job Search Panel
A panel and discussion on the academic job search process. Presented by John Leung (Chair of Microbiology), who is currently conducting searches, Gizem Domez, a recently hired assistant professor in Neuroscience and Irvin Pan, a former TEACRS fellow who successfully obtained a position at Stonehill College.
5.10.12 Sackler GSC Career Paths presents: Academic Careers
A seminar on the process of becoming a faculty member, from student to post-doc to faculty and all the steps in between.
5.10.12 Training Workshops
A training workshop for Postdoctoral Scholars on Funneling the Information Flood.