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October 2016

The Anatomy of a Case Interview – for Graduate Students

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

In recent years, consulting firms have begun to hire more and more advanced professional degree (or APD) candidates. Because of this, many PhD candidates in a variety of fields are becoming interested in this field. This seminar will dive deep into the concept of case interviews, an integral part of any consulting job interview. A thorough introduction to the world of consulting and case interviews will be followed by an integrated case workshop, in which attendees will be asked to…

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January 2017

Practical Skills for Acing the Interview

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Developing effective interviewing skills is key to attaining the job that you want. This workshop will prepare you for different types of interviews (phone, in-person, Skype). Participants will learn how to determine what employers are really asking and how to use the STAR method to frame answers. Practice answering interview questions will be a component of the workshop to hone your skills. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/q326azq

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February 2017

Negotiation Skills

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 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. Facilitator: Jonathan Adams, University Career Services REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/hptmox2

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March 2017

PhD & Master’s Virtual Career Fair

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Interact real-time via live chat sessions and meet top-notch employers seeking candidates with advanced degrees. This is a unique online recruiting event hosted by the Graduate Career Consortium. For questions, contact gradtalent@careereco.com. REGISTER:  www.careereco.com/events/GradTalent  

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Insights into Non-Academic Careers

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join us for a ½ day workshop learning from an insider perspective on the non-academic job market. Anne Krook, Ph.D. will join us for advice and guidance on preparing yourself, the value of PhD training, job search mechanics, and the interview process. Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are welcome to attend. Co-sponsored with the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/hplcgee

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The Anatomy of a Case Interview for Graduate Students

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

In recent years, consulting firms have begun to hire more and more advanced professional degree (or APD) candidates. Because of this, many PhD candidates in a variety of disciplines are becoming interested in this field. This seminar will dive deep into the concept of case interviews, an integral part of any consulting job interview. A thorough introduction to the world of consulting and case interviews will be followed by an integrated case workshop, in which attendees will be asked to…

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April 2017

Cheeky Scientist Workshop: Resumes and Transferable Skills- How to Tailor Your Resume for Industry Jobs

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bioinformatics 1131 Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

Location: Bioinformatics 1131 Watch Isaiah’s personal message explaining workshop 1 to UNC trainees at: https://player.vimeo.com/video/202679582 Isaiah will highlight the main mistakes that are made on a resume and how to overcome them. He will show jobseekers the right transferrable skills that hiring mangers and recruiters are looking for in industry. The layout of a resume must allow the reader to gather information within 7 seconds. Isaiah will show you what that layout looks like. Please bring a draft of your resume…

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Cheeky Scientist Workshop: Creating a Career Strategy for Career Success

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium, MHRB Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

Location: BCBS Auditorium, MHRB Watch Isaiah’s personal message explaining workshop 2 to UNC trainees at:https://player.vimeo.com/video/202679596 In this workshop Dr. Isaiah Hankel will cover the entire workflow of creating a career strategy and how it should be approached. Isaiah will also cover the psychology of a person in transition and how to overcome imposter syndrome. Lastly, participants will learn how to take into consideration personality, lifestyle, and individual career goals as you transition into a role that is more fulfilling.  REGISTER:  https://isaiahhankel.leadpages.co/unc1/

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Cheeky Scientist Workshop: The Modern Job Search; Using LinkedIn to Maximize Your Job Search Effectiveness

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium, MHRB Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

Location: BCBS Auditorium, MHRB Watch Isaiah’s personal message explaining workshop 3 to UNC trainees at:https://player.vimeo.com/video/202679615 This workshop will cover all the key elements of the LinkedIn profile and how each section should be used strategically to maximize it’s impact. In addition, Isaiah will show attendees how to use LinkedIn algorithms to support their job search and sell themselves to perspective employers. Workshop component: Completing A LinkedIn Profile. Reception with Isaiah Hankel immediately after workshop till 5:30 PM. REGISTER:  https://isaiahhankel.leadpages.co/unc3/

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Job Search Circles

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - Thursday, May 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
University Career Services Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

Job Search Circle for Graduate Students in Humanities and Social Sciences is a working group for graduate students and recent graduates pursuing career paths in any field. Led by UCS counseling staff, the group will provide mutual support and encouragement, share resources, build a network, set goals, and maintain accountability. Past groups have explored networking, social media and online presence, interviewing, transferable skills, negotiation, and CV/resume development. The group will meet for five weekly sessions from 3:00pm until 4:30pm, beginning…

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