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October 2020

EPA and NIEHS Federal Employee Career Panel

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Are you interested in a career in the government, but not sure what roles are out there? Would you like to learn how others have used their education and training to secure federal employment? Join a career panel of federal employees from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) in RTP. The event will focus on a few of the roles federal employees have, and how they successfully transition into their positions. Panelists: Amanda…

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Peace Corps Virtual Event: Health Information Session: Global Handwashing Day

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Public health specialists are needed to address issues of global maternal and child health, nutrition and hygiene, infectious and vaccine-preventable diseases, and more. Help improve a community's basic healthcare and promote healthy behaviors, while gaining global skills for your career. Join us to celebrate Global Handwashing Day at this health-focused information session and learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Any questions can be directed to the UNC Peace…

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Peace Corps Virtual Event: Agriculture/Environment Information Session: World Food Day

Friday, October 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on World Food Day to learn more about food security projects in the Peace Corps! Apply your agriculture know-how overseas to help feed our world. The Peace Corps needs agriculture specialists to address global food security, conservation concerns and climate change issues at grassroots levels. Help improve a community's livelihood and develop sustainable solutions, while gaining global skills for your career. Join us at this agriculture-focused information session to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and…

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2020 NC Master’s and Doctoral Virtual Career Fair

Thursday, October 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

UCS is working with five universities to hold our annual NC Master's & Doctoral Virtual Career Fair. Graduate students, postdocs, and graduate alumni in humanities/social sciences and STEM fields are welcomed to attend and sign up for group and one-on-one sessions with hiring employers. Register on Handshake Update your Handshake profile View the participating organizations and select available employer chat times (1:1 and group sessions). Then login on the day of the fair and meet with employers! The site will…

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November 2020

PhD at Google

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you a PhD student interested to learn more about Google opportunities? This November we’re hosting two talks for you to gain insight. Tune in to learn about life at Google for PhDs and hear from our Systems Infrastructure team. Googlers will be available to answer your questions live via chat. Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Thursday, November 12, 2020 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm Register for the events and watch here: Hosted by Google, Inc.

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December 2020

Job Search Circle for Humanities and Social Sciences

Thursday, December 3, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

A 4-week group for graduate students in Humanities & Social Sciences seeking careers in any field.  Facilitated by UCS career counseling staff, circle members will select and contribute to the curriculum and support each other through mutual encouragement, resources, ideas, networking and accountability.  Grab your lunch or something to drink and engage in skill instruction selected by participants and discussion/support. Meeting dates: December 3, 11 and January 7, 14 Registration via Handshake required by 12/2 REGISTER

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February 2021

LinkedIn: Expand Your Network, Leverage Your Job Search

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

LinkedIn has become one of the primary career exploration, job searching, and networking tools available on-line. In this workshop from University Career Services, you will learn how to best utilize LinkedIn to explore career options, develop professional relationships, maximize your profile and connections, and communicate your subject matter expertise. Additionally, you will learn how best to connect with UNC-CH alumni and strengthen your professional brand through LinkedIn. REGISTER

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How to Find A Job You’ll Love

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

Describe how non-academic careers provide intellectual and rewarding work Illustrate how values and motivators can be career hooks Recognize the importance of identifying your Optimal Career Pathway Sponsored by Beyond the Professoriate REGISTER

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Careers in STEM – Panel Discussion

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for an informal discussion with professionals from a range of careers STEM. Panelists are all UNC Chapel Hill alumni: Ernesto P. Chanona, Ph.D. - Director of Business Development, CCSi Life Sciences Hannah Jahnke, Ph.D. - Postdoc, NIEHS, Epidemiology Branch Katrina Morgan, Ph.D. - NSF Postdoctoral fellow - Northwestern University Lauren Neighbours, Ph.D. - Vice President, Regulatory Affairs - Istari Oncology Jet Sperlazza, Ph.D. - Strategic Clinical Trial Proposal Writer - PRA Health Sciences REGISTER

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Careers in Humanities and Social Sciences – Panel Discussion

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a panel discussion with professional from a range of backgrounds in humanities and social sciences. All panelists are UNC Chapel Hill alumni: J. Montana Cain, Ph.D. (Education) - Senior Manager of Research and Evaluation at The Forum for Youth Investment David Cranford, Ph.D. (Anthropology) - Assistant State Archaeologist, Office of State Archaeology (NC) Teresa Perez (Economics) - Pricing Strategy Analyst at Remitly Teresa Phan (SILS) - Interaction Designer at Ascom Americas Maren Wood, Ph.D. (History) - Founder…

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