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February 2020

Walk the Talk: Teaching Intensive Job Talks and Teaching Demos (Part 2)

Thursday, February 13, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Watch teaching demos live, hear from postdocs on the job market, and observe real-time commentary and feedback from teaching and learning professionals, including teaching-intensive professors, SPIRE postdocs, and faculty development staff administrators! Get tips on preparing for teaching-related job talks and demos, and ask your questions from these experienced professionals and seasoned academic job market candidates. Co-sponsored by the Graduate School, Future Science Educators (FuSE), the Center for Faculty Excellence, & TIBBS Practice Talks: February 13, 2020 REGISTER

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April 2021

How to Speak Clearly, Concisely and with Conviction

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Through lecture, demonstration and interactive work, the workshop will cover effective communication strategies such as introducing yourself, speaking about your profession and studies, beginning any presentation and answering interview questions. Students will have the opportunity for one-on-one consultations with the speaker on April 8 and 9th. Facilitated by Joy Javits, In The Public Eye. REGISTER

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September 2021

Employer Meetup: Ace the Interview

Thursday, September 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join our virtual employer meetup to get tips from those whose job it is to interview you. Understanding a recruiter’s approach to the interview process can tell you a lot about your own preparation for it. Get their tips on how to present yourself, how to prepare, and how to tackle tough questions. Sponsored by University Career Services

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October 2021

Tackling The Federal Job Search Process

Thursday, October 14, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

**USE UNC EMAIL CREDENTIALS TO LOG INTO ZOOM FOR THIS WORKSHOP** Interested in government jobs? Did you know that applying for federal jobs is a totally unique process? Come to this panel to learn from subject matter experts on how to sucessfully search and apply for federal jobs. What you will learn after this workshop: Career Exploration: You will be provided with information to identify what is required to be successful in specific professions, in particular to successfully search and…

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Employer Meetup: Standout on Handshake

Monday, October 25, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

**USE UNC EMAIL CREDENTIALS TO LOG INTO ZOOM FOR THIS WORKSHOP** Did you know that employers are searching for candidates for jobs and internships on Handshake? In this meetup, learn key tips on how to maximize Handshake by speaking directly with employers. We will discuss what to include in your Handshake profile, how to search effectively for jobs and internships, and where to find information about upcoming employer events. By the end of the session, you will be ready to…

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November 2021

Getting Hired at a Community College: Tips and Strategies from Faculty on Hiring Panels

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn hiring tips from faculty that serve on or work closely with hiring committees at community colleges. How might the interview differ from that of a 4-year teaching or research university? What factors should you consider in preparing your application materials and teaching demonstration? What are some common do's and don'ts of seeking a job at a community college? Join us to learn the answer to these questions and more. This session is part of the "Exploring Careers in Teaching…

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GoinGlobal: Preparing for International Opportunities

Monday, November 8, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

**USE UNC EMAIL CREDENTIALS TO LOG INTO ZOOM FOR THIS WORKSHOP** Global/intercultural fluency is a highly valued professional competency for success within any workplace environment. UCS can support you in identifying both local-global and abroad experiences that will enrich your college-to-career experience and leverage your marketability for employment opportunities in the future. This virtual workshop will provide resources on how to search for and secure internships and employment with international reach. Attend this program to learn ways in which you…

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Employer Meetup: Negotiation Skills

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

**USE UNC EMAIL CREDENTIALS TO LOG INTO ZOOM FOR THIS WORKSHOP** In this employer meetup, hear directly from recruiters on strategies for effective negotiation techniques. The discussion will focus on how to build strong relationships during the interviewing process and strategies that set the stage for the successful negotiation of salary and benefits packages. By the end of the session, you will gain a solid understanding of effective negotiation strategies and the next steps to take to practice your skills.…

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February 2022

How Master’s Students Can Communicate Their Value to Employers

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

You started your Master’s to get ahead in your career, but job searching has been a struggle. How do you talk about your degree with employers so they see your skills and value? Much of the job search process is about persuasive communication: you want to convince a hiring manager that you’re the right fit for the job. To do this, you need to provide evidence to the employer that they’ll find convincing, and present that information in a way…

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May 2022

How to Apply For Jobs as a Master’s Student When You Don’t Have Any Work Experience

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

82% of hiring managers prefer to hire people with direct industry experience. So what do you do if you don’t have any linear work experience? You make sure you have an effective job search strategy. Join Beyond Graduate School Founder L. Maren Wood, PhD, for this webinar on how to apply for jobs as a Master’s student when you don’t have any work experience. After attending this webinar, you will be able to: Identify the biggest mistakes Master’s students make…

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