Events - October 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 — 2:45 PM to 4:15 PM EDT

Faculty members from the Applied Health Sciences, Humanities, and Social Sciences offer advice to PhDs and Postdoctoral Fellows who are preparing for the academic work search. With insight on interviews, job/research talks, common applicant mistakes and more, this panel will better prepare you for the academic job market.

How do I sign up? Register here.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

What? In this interactive half-day workshop, you’ll discuss the value of making connections, learn effective networking strategies and develop a “next steps” action plan. You’ll also improve your interview performance by translating academic language to industry language, applying strategies for answering interview questions and evaluating the effectiveness of responses to interview questions.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

What? In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae (CV) as well as how to write a professional and compelling cover letter for professor/lecturer and postdoc positions.

Friday, October 19, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

What? This full-day is dedicated to helping you get your résumé and cover letter ready for your job search. Attend the morning session to learn how to prepare effective documents. Stay for the optional afternoon session to edit and improve your résumé and cover letter and get immediate feedback and advice from Career Advisors.

Monday, October 15, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

What? Finding and building a rewarding career involves gaining a clear understanding of the key problems you want to solve. Exceptional employees recognize the value of using strategic problem identification to advance quickly in their careers. We invite you to hear from Larry Smith, Director of The Problem Lab and Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics, as he discusses practical tactics to position yourself for developing and advancing rapidly in your career.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

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