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February 2020

Diversity Job Fair

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Diversity Job Fair will feature employers that wish to create and sustain diverse workforce environments and are seeking to recruit for jobs and internships. This event is open to all UNC-CH students.

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Spring Job & Internship Fair

Thursday, February 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Spring Job & Internship Fair will feature employers seeking to recruit for jobs and internships. This event is open to all UNC-CH students.

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GCC’s PhD and Master’s Virtual Career Expo

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join this unique online recruiting event. Meet recruiters and employers from a broad range of organizations. Interact real-time via live chat sessions and meet top-notch employers seeking candidates with advanced degrees. Event Open to PhD & Master’s Students, Postdocs, & Alumni in STEM, Humanities, and Social Sciences from Select Universities Nationwide. Hosted by the Graduate Career Consortium. REGISTER

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March 2020

Informational Interviews and Getting Started with Networking

Friday, March 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this webinar, Nichole Carelock, PhD (Principal Researcher, Ad Hoc LLC) and Jessica Johnston (ABD) will give you insight into how informational interviews work in the professional world. After attending the webinar you’ll be able to: • Identify what you should and shouldn’t do in an informational interview. • Create a strategy for reaching out to new contacts for informational interviews. • Confidently prepare for and conduct an informational interview. Sponsored by Beyond the Professoriate REGISTER

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April 2020

3 Things You Should Do Now to Maintain Momentum in Your Job Search

Thursday, April 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Beyond the Professoriate co-founder L. Maren Wood, PhD for this webinar on job searching through these unprecedented times. After attending this webinar, you will be able to: • Identify 3 action steps you can take towards continuing your post-academic job search. • Develop a strategy to prevent feeling overwhelmed. • Develop a plan for shifting online job search strategies REGISTER

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Publish and Pivot: Turning your PhD Skills into Careers in the Private, Non-profit and Government Sectors

Monday, April 27, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Dr. Mrim Boutla for an interactive webinar that will help you become more aware and fluent in the transferable skills, knowledge and value you have been gained through your PhD, and how to translate those into industry- and sector-specific talking points to increase your credibility and competitiveness as an emerging professional. This webinar will review critical skill sets, career options and trends as well as practical exercises and resume guidance you can immediately use to clarify and reach your…

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May 2020

Navigating Economic Uncertainty – Virtual Alumni Panel

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Are you seeking diverse perspectives to help you make sound career planning decisions during times of economic downturn? Hear from a panel of UNC alumni who will share their stories of resiliency and finding career satisfaction. Panelists: Chloe Benjamin '03, '09 - Assistant Director, University Career Services, UNC-CH  Amy Bugno '08 - Interim Director of Career Development & Employer Relations, UNC-CH, Kenan-Flagler Business School  Ben Mansbach '09 - Senior Program Manager, Amazon  Dee Dee Mozee '07 - Sales Development Representative,…

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September 2020

Academic Career Series: Intro to the Job Search Process

Thursday, September 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This workshop will provide participants with strategies for effective academic job searches, where, when, how to search for positions of interest and how to best prepare for the process. The session will include opportunities for self-reflection and create a plan of action for ensuring career readiness. REGISTER

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LinkedIn Lab: Developing your Professional Online Presence

Monday, September 21, 2020 @ 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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Academic Career Series: Effective CVs and Cover Letters

Thursday, September 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This hands-on workshop will provide participants opportunities to learn about structure of effective CVs and Cover Letters for academic positions. Participants will apply lessons learned to their own job application materials. Open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. REGISTER

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