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School of Medicine Career Center
Medical School Office Building, 1st Floor
1265 Welch Road
Stanford, CA 94305-5400
(650) 721-1893
(650) 725-3867 fax
somcareers@stanford.edu

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Welcome to the Stanford School of Medicine Career Center

The School of Medicine Career Center provides critical support for the exploration of career options, development of professional skill sets, and connections to opportunities. We house career and professional development resources via in-house and online libraries. Further, as career counselors, we provide insight into the career development and job search process one on one. Finally, we partner with alumni, faculty, and experts in myriad fields around discussion groups and curricular efforts. This curriculum, aimed at increasing awareness of and marketability for these various options, supplements an already strong scientific foundation with innovative and practical skill sets. Through all of our services and offerings, we empower our trainees in both defining their individual passions and short and long term goals as well as those impacting other organizations, cultures, and communities regardless of external expectations of career choice.

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Career Transitions Workshop: Negotiation — NEW!

Monday, June 27, 2016, 5:30pm-6:30 pm
LKSC 203/204

Negotiating your new job offer is optional, but, if you don't negotiate and your friend does, s/he could be making $100K or more than you 30 years later. This workshop helps you overcome the myths and fears surrounding negotiation so that you are stronger and more confident in the process.

You will learn tools and resources to aid in examining a job offer, strategies to define which components are negotiable, ways to reframe the negotiation process, action steps to assist you in negotiating a job offer, and SoMCC resources to assist you during your job search.

Register online

Questions? Email somcareers@stanford.edu.

Career Transitions Clinic: Management Consulting

Tuesdays, May 17 - July 12, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Herrin t175 and Shriram 104

Open to all PhD students, Postdocs, and Medical Fellows

The SoM Career Center, BEAM, and the Stanford ADC Consulting Club are pleased to host global leaders in the management consulting industry in preparation for the recruiting season for Advanced Degree Candidates. Through case study practice with experienced alumni, networking with consultants from top-tier firms, a case competition, and seminars about the application process, you will gain insight into management consulting culture, application, and interview requirements, and the skills required to excel in the profession. There are three offerings to the series: application/interview prep, case presentations with key companies, and a case competition.

Details and registration

Transitions: Academic Job Applications Clinic — NEW!

Mondays, July 11, 18 and 25, and August 8, 4:45pm - 6:30pm
MSOB rooms 140 and 303

Are you gearing up to apply for academic faculty positions this fall? If so, this four-week clinic will help you get your application documents in top shape! You'll learn how to write an academic CV, cover letter, research statement, and teaching statement. In between sessions, you'll craft your documents, and then you'll have the opportunity to get feedback from your classmates. At the end of the course, you'll be paired with a mentor with whom you'll make an appointment for an individual review of your dossier.

Course limited to 22 participants.

  • Course open to postdocs who will be applying for academic faculty positions this fall.
  • Attendance at all four classes is required to be paired with a mentor.

Details and registration

Questions? Email Debra Rosenfeld at drosenfe@stanford.edu

Questions? Contact somcareers@stanford.edu

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