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February 2020

PhD Careers in UX Research

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

UX Research is a growing career field where PhDs from humanities, social sciences, and STEM backgrounds have found and launched successful careers. In this webinar, Ali Colleen Neff, PhD (Senior UX Researcher, New Relic) and Timothy Price, PhD (Principal UX Researcher, WellSky) will talk about how they launched their careers in UX research. After attending the webinar, you’ll be able to define User Experience (UX) Research; determine if this is a career path of interest; and recognize the skills required…

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Career Carousel: Enhancing Your Job Application Materials

February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Do you want feedback on your job applications materials? Do you need to know more about what employers look for on your LinkedIn profile? Career professionals and external employers will be available to provide advice and answer your questions about the job application process! Participants will have the opportunity to rotate through different stations to meet with professionals and gain advice about application materials. Photographer will be available to take a professional headshot for your LinkedIn profile too! Drop-in anytime…

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What every Graduate Student should know about using LinkedIn

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join Beyond the Professoriate co-founder L. Maren Wood, PhD for this 30 min webinar to learn how (and why!) every graduate student and PhD should be on LinkedIn! After attending this webinar, you will be able to recognize why LinkedIn is critical to a non-academic job search; develop a LinkedIn profile that communicates your value to potential employers; confidently engage with other professionals on the platform.(Beyond Prof online event) REGISTER

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Using myIDP to Plan and Launch Your Post-PhD career

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

MyIDP is a free tool designed to empower graduate students and postdocs in STEM to explore career options and leverage their training. In this special webinar, co- creator of MyIDP, Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD (Assistant Dean, Career & Professional Development, UMass Medical School) will teach you how to use this interactive tool to explore, plan, and prepare for your career during graduate school and your postdoc so that you can be prepared for your post-PhD career.(Beyond Prof online event). REGISTER

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March 2020

Informational Interviews and Getting Started with Networking

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this webinar, Nichole Carelock, PhD (Principal Researcher, Ad Hoc LLC) and Jessica Johnston (ABD) will give you insight into how informational interviews work in the professional world. After attending the webinar you’ll be able to: • Identify what you should and shouldn’t do in an informational interview. • Create a strategy for reaching out to new contacts for informational interviews. • Confidently prepare for and conduct an informational interview. Sponsored by Beyond the Professoriate REGISTER

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Common Resume Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Beyond the Professoriate co-founder L. Maren Wood, PhD for this webinar on how to create your resume and cover letter for non-academic jobs. After attending this webinar, you will be able to: • Recognize 3 common mistakes PhDs make in their resume. • Develop a resume and cover letter for non-academic jobs. • Demonstrate your value and skills to non-academic employers. REGISTER

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Effective Mentoring

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 13, 2020

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (CIMER: Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will be or are currently mentoring undergraduate students are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage in…

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Effective Mentoring

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 13, 2020

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (CIMER: Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will be or are currently mentoring undergraduate students are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage in…

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April 2020

Effective Mentoring

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 13, 2020

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (CIMER: Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will be or are currently mentoring undergraduate students are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage in…

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Effective Mentoring

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 13, 2020

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (CIMER: Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will be or are currently mentoring undergraduate students are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage in…

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