Postdoc Appreciation Week
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Lauren Celano

Co-founder and CEO, Propel Careers

Lauren Celano from Propel Careers offers advice about how to adapt your job search strategies and approaches during the COVID-19 pandemic. You’ll learn:

  • How to improve and leverage your online presence to tailor it for roles of interest and to increase potential career opportunities.
  • How to prepare for and excel during virtual interviews.
  • How to identify and reach out to individuals for informational interviews, and how to successfully conduct these interviews to gain insights about potential career paths.

This event is open to both postdocs and graduate students. 

About the Speaker

Lauren Celano is the co-founder and CEO of Propel Careers, a life science search and career development firm in Boston, founded in 2009. She has worked with thousands of students, postdocs, medical residents and professionals to advance their careers, and with more than 50 companies to help them hire talent. Celano has a BS in biochemistry and molecular biology from Gettysburg College and an MBA with a focus in the health sector and entrepreneurship from Boston University. She is the vice-chair on the board of MassBioEd, is on the board of the National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association, and is on the advisory boards of the Boston University School of Public Health Pharmaceuticals Program, the Professional Science Master’s Program at Framingham State University, and NE GWISE.


September 22, 2020
10:00-11:00am PDT


Since 2009, the National Postdoc Association recognizes and raises awareness of the contributions that postdocs make to scientific research and discovery. Each year, Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Education and Research Development Affairs, and the Gladstone Postdoctoral Advisory Committee (GPAC), organize a week of activities to celebrate and support Gladstone’s postdoc community. This year, activities focus on making in-person connections, by meeting faces both new and old.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Gladstone, we are committed to providing events and professional development activities that resonate with our community’s diverse members. Our goal is to develop creative programming that encompasses a wide variety of ideas and perspectives to inspire, educate, and engage with everyone within our walls.

We want to effect positive change through our events and activities by providing a platform for discussions on important topics related to increasing diversity and inclusiveness in the sciences.