Women in STEM: The Science of Getting Back to Work

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Museum of Science

1 Science Park

Boston, MA 02114

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Women in STEM: The Science of Getting Back to Work

Hosted by the Museum of Science in collaboration with reacHIRE

Join our women's bootcamp!

Our goal is to empower more women to return-to-work by giving them the tools and resources that they need to be successful. Come hear from an inspiring panel of reacHIRE alumnae who will share their stories, advice and tips from their return-to-work experience. Get prepared for your journey by participating in breakout stations that will equip you with practical return-to-work preparation and tools as well as 1:1 career consulting!

Refreshments and free parking will be provided.

Attendees will have the chance to win a raffle prize.


9:30 a.m. Registration Opens

10:00 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks

10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion: The Returner Experience

11:00 a.m. Attendees' Choice of Breakout Stations

12:50 p.m. Closing Remarks

Breakout Stations

Formulating Your Resume

Building Blocks of a LinkedIn Profile

Science Behind a Successful Interview

Discovering Your Elevator Pitch

Professional Headshots

1:1 Career Consulting

How to Network

Supported by WISE: Women In Science & Engineering


Can anyone attend this Women in STEM event?

Yes! While the theme will focus on empowering women to return-to-work in STEM, all are welcome to gain better perspective on this topic regardless of gender identity, age, or career aspirations.

Can I bring my child?

As a women-centered organization, reacHIRE always welcomes children to our events. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The program will take place in an event space and will not include access to the Museum of Science exhibit halls.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. If you have registered, we will have a check-in table with a nametag ready for you upon arrival.

What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?

There is complimentary on-site garage parking available at the Museum for those attending this event. You should get your parking ticket validated at the registration table.

You can also take the Green Line T to the Science Park station.

Is there food available on-site?

Yes, we will be serving food throughout the morning.

What is the dress code?

No formal dress code for this event, but business casual is recommended.

Can I update my registration information?
Yes, if you have an Eventbrite account. Once you’ve logged in, click on the My Tickets tab at the top of the screen, followed by View Order. Here, you can edit any information on your order.

Will I get a confirmation e-mail?
Yes, you will get a confirmation from Eventbrite. You will also get a reminder e-mail before the event.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Questions? Email Susan Heilman at

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