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February 2021

Careers in Humanities and Social Sciences – Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 25, 2021 @ 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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June 2021

Researchers and Careers in Tech

Thursday, June 10, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The ThinkLab is welcoming three researchers from Google in our latest ThinkLab Careeres Seminar. What paths can academics and researchers do with their research skills and backgrounds? In this latest seminar, the ThinkLab is very excited to welcome Ariel Liu, Homer Ong, and Rajiv Arjan to talk about working in tech, life as a researcher and more. This will be an interactive session, so we will have ample time for questions and answers with our speakers. REGISTER

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How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Teaching Faculty

Thursday, June 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us to hear CIRTL alumni from Elon University, University of Florida, Lawrence University, and Tarleton State University reflect on how they became teaching faculty, what their jobs are like big and small institutions, and how their participation in CIRTL impacted their interests and experience. REGISTER

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July 2021

How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Beyond Academia

Thursday, July 1, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us to hear CIRTL alumni reflect on how they came into their non-academic careers: what made them pursue this path; its benefits, stressors, and rewards; and how CIRTL shaped their interests, skills, and community. We’ll hear from alumni working in consulting, at the National Institutes of Health, and at BioQuest. REGISTER

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How to identify a career that’s right for you

Friday, July 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

You know that PhDs can be happy in a nonacademic career, but will you be? How can you find a career that will be intellectually engaging, rewarding, and challenging. Join Beyond the Professoriate for a conversation with 3 PhDs to learn how to find a job that’s right for you. Free and offered online. After attending this webinar, you will be able to: Articulate the importance of values and motivators in a career. Conduct your own research using LinkedIn, job…

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How to conduct a successful job search so that you can get paid for your skills and education

Friday, July 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Feeling lost or stuck in your nonacademic job search? All graduate students and PhDs are invited to this webinar with Dr. L. Maren Wood, to learn how Beyond Prof’s programming can help them be successful in their job search. Free and offered online. REGISTER

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August 2021

The Evolution of Employment: Job Searching During COVID-19

Thursday, August 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join career expert and GoinGlobal founder Mary Anne Thompson as she explores proven strategies and tactics for helping job seekers achieve their career objectives in an employment market transformed by the COVID-19 Pandemic. During this informative, one hour presentation, Mary Anne will share insights gathered by her global team of in-country career experts and provide practical advice on how to: Develop effective job search strategies Identify emerging employment and career trends Ace the video interview Leverage personal and professional networking…

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The Evolution of Employment: Job Searching During COVID-19

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join career expert and GoinGlobal founder Mary Anne Thompson as she explores proven strategies and tactics for helping job seekers achieve their career objectives in an employment market transformed by the COVID-19 Pandemic. During this informative, one hour presentation, Mary Anne will share insights gathered by her global team of in-country career experts and provide practical advice on how to: Develop effective job search strategies Identify emerging employment and career trends Ace the video interview Leverage personal and professional networking…

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LinkedIn Lab: Developing your Professional Online Presence

Monday, August 30, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for this essential career development workshop to learn how to build your LinkedIn profile to maximize your online presence. Participants will also learn how to make connections with professionals in industries of interest and benefits of joining LinkedIn groups. Zoom link will be provided prior to the workshop. Facilitator: Camille Mason, M.Ed., NCOPE REGISTER

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September 2021

Preparing for the Academic Job Market

Friday, September 10, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, October 1, 2021

This workshop series will provide participants with strategies for effective academic job searches and generating effective application materials. The sessions will include opportunities for self-reflection, analysis of example application materials, and opportunities to create/improve one's own applications. Participation will include short pre-assignments and interactive synchronous sessions. 9/10/2021: Intro to the Academic Job Search 9/17/2021: CVs and Cover Letters 9/24/2021: Teaching Statements 10/1/2021: Research and Diversity Statements REGISTER

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