Programs

The NextGen Association, in collaboration with the Office of Academic Affairs, organizes a wide variety of events at the Broad Institute.

NextGen Monthly Planning Meetings
The NextGen Association meets once per month to discuss and plan events and happenings around Broad for trainees. Meetings are open to all Broad-affiliated trainees and lunch is served. See our calendar for upcoming dates.

Career Development Events
The NextGen Association, in collaboration with the Office of Academic Affairs, plans and coordinates a series of career and professional development seminars, focusing on soft skills and career planning.

NextGen Association Interest Meetups
NextGen Association Interest Meetups are a collection of meetings focusing on specific topics of interest to the academic trainee community at Broad. These meetups create a space for free discussion of common scientific interests between trainees and members of the Broad community

Monthly Postdoc/Grad Student Socials
Each month, the Office of Academic Affairs hosts a monthly social. Stop by and meet your colleagues, and peers from different disciplines and labs.  Socials are open to all Broad-affiliated academic trainees.

Postdoc/Grad Student Seminar Series
The Postdoc/Grad Student Seminar Series gives trainees the opportunity to present their work to a group of their peers in an informal setting. For more information and if you’d like to present, please visit our Seminar Series page.

Mentored Lunches
The Office of Academic Affairs coordinates lunches for trainees to meet with Broad faculty and senior staff in an informal setting. Previous lunches have included discussions on science, why faculty chose their careers, and work/life balance.

Full listing of upcoming events: Official NextGen Association for Postdocs & Grad Students Calendar