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October 2017

Using LinkedIn in your Job Search (for Graduate Students)

Thursday, October 5, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This workshop will provide you with new ways to think about and market your skills using the professional social networking site, LinkedIn.  By leveraging LinkedIn, you'll discover ways to make connections, gather industry information, find hidden opportunities and demonstrate your knowledge. We will discuss how to best utilize LinkedIn to help you achieve your job search or networking goals.  Other social media platforms will also be explored. **For Graduate and Professional Students Only**   REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/ya82nrcd

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Academic Career Pathway Panels: STEM Faculty, Humanities Faculty, and Administration Careers

Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Frank Porter Graham Student Union – UNC Chapel Hill, 3103 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

PhD and postdoctoral trainees will hear from new and seasoned faculty and administrators on a range of topics related to pursuing careers within higher education. Two concurrent STEM- and Humanities/Social Sciences-focused academic faculty panels will be offered. The event format will include 90-minute panel presentation with Q&A facilitated by student leaders on campus, lunch and networking and an afternoon panel on administrative careers. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y7z5zkrx

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November 2017

Learning to Network and Interview Successfully

Thursday, November 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

In this half-day workshop, three Ph.D.-level coaches present on how to network and interview successfully by encouraging participants to be intentional, authentic, and articulate in their networking and interviewing process. Equipped with those three tenets, job seekers become empowered and confident as they manage their careers and conduct a job search campaign. This is open to current graduate students only. Please do not register if you are unable to attend the full time. Seats are limited. Lunch provided. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/yc3on85k

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October 2018

Salary Negotiation for Graduate Students

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Congratulations! You got the job offer. Now it’s time to negotiate! In this interactive session, you will learn the basics of the negotiation process and how to negotiation effectively. Considerations for both academic and industry positions will be in included in our discussion. Co-sponsored by the Carolina Women’s Center, University Career Services, and the Graduate School Professional Development program. REGISTER

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February 2019

Job Search Boot Camp for Humanities and Social Science Graduate Students

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Humanities and Social Science Students –Come to this “boot camp” style workshop to get a taste of the process for career exploration/job search. This activity-filled program will touch on: Self-assessment activities Developing your “elevator pitch” Building your professional network The job application process/tools Interviewing Job offers and negotiation You will get a taste of these topics, but will also learn about resources that offer a deeper dive into each area. REGISTER Lunch will be provided, so please register by 1/31. …

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October 2019

Learning to Network and Interview Successfully

Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Although most graduate students and postdocs have heard about the importance of networking and interviewing well for proactively managing their careers, many do not have a clear plan for doing so. In this half-day workshop, three Ph.D.-level professionals will help participants learn how to network and interview successfully by encouraging them to be intentional, authentic, and articulate in their networking and interviewing process. Equipped with those three tenets, job seekers become empowered and confident as they manage their careers and…

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Negotiating a Job Offer

Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Congratulations! You got the job offer. Now it’s time to negotiate! In this interactive session, learn the basics of the negotiation process, how to prepare to negotiate effectively, and practice your skills. Co-sponsored with University Career Services. Facilitators: Jonathan Adams, University Career Services and Clare Counihan, Program Coordinator, Carolina Women's Center REGISTER

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November 2019

Engaged Learning and the Academic Job Market

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Most American colleges and universities focus primarily on teaching undergraduate students. In this workshop, we will discuss the teaching, research, and service needs of an undergraduate institution and how to align your application with those needs. We will talk about engaged learning methods, research with undergraduates, and ideas for developing academic programs. Facilitator: David Davis, Ph.D. Director of Fellowships and Scholarships,  Associate Professor of English, and Associate Director of the Spencer B. King, Jr., Center for Southern Studies at Mercer…

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January 2020

How to Get Hired: Advice to PhDs from Hiring Managers

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What do hiring managers look for in new employees? How can graduate students and PhDs communicate their value to potential employers and land a great post-PhD job? In this webinar, two PhDs — Josh Magsam, PhD (English, University of Oregon) and Melanie Nelson PhD (biochemistry, Scripps Research) — demystify the hiring process. After attending this webinar, you’ll be able to recognize the perspective of hiring managers; identify common mistakes job candidates make; and apply strategies for pitching yourself to employers.(Beyond…

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February 2020

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

February 13 @ 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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