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I want my interview for a research assistant position at Brigham and Women's Hospital to go well. How can I prepare myself?

Have a general knowledge public health issues regarding preventable conditions like heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, etc. Familiarize yourself with basic lab equipment like centrifuges and pipettes. Emphasize your attention to detail and organizational skills.This is a great position to get...
Interview Hospital Research Assistant Healthcare Services Brigham and Women's Hospital
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Can anybody share what a research assistant within Brigham and Women's Hospital?

It is a benched base research position. Typically in the morning we receive blood and urine samples from study participants. We organize, register, and process them. A large portion of the day isn't spent physically preparing samples with pipette and analyzing them for quality and discrepancies.
Day in the Life Hospital Research Assistant Healthcare Services Brigham and Women's Hospital
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What should I expect from the company culture at Brigham and Women's Hospital?

This lab is in a different facility than the main hospital and is located right on campus (next to Blaze). While you don't experience the larger culture of the hospital on a day to day basis, you get to work in a small team and the management is very kind. There are also lots of events that give ...
Hospital Company Culture Healthcare Services Brigham and Women's Hospital
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What could help someone succeed at Brigham and Women's Hospital?

Professionalism and willingness to learn. Even if you don't know something, just act professional, calm, and ask for help. In my clinical and research experience, people avoid working with those who are easily frazzled, sensitive, or overwhelmed.
Hospital Skillset Healthcare Services Brigham and Women's Hospital
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What's it like to be a science writing intern at Brigham and Women's Hospital?

No day is ever the same-- which is what I loved most about the position. You are constantly working on different stories about the events/news going on in the hospital. For example, some portions of the day you might be working independently to write your draft for an article, or you may be meeti...
Internship Day in the Life Writing Hospital Science Brigham and Women's Hospital
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