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October 2018

Career Symposium – for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Frank Porter Graham Student Union – UNC Chapel Hill, 3103 South Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Join us for a day of workshops and advice dedicated to your career planning needs across the career spectrum. Alumni, employers and career services professionals will present on a variety of topics through career panels with professionals and skill-building workshops. Lunch will be served. This event is open to current UNC graduate/professional students and postdoctoral scholars. Keynote presentation will be lead by Dr. Fatimah Williams, CEO of Beyond the Tenure Track. Cost: $15. REGISTER

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November 2018

Master’s and Doctoral Career Fair

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Meet with future employers from a range of industries! Graduate students, alumni, and postdocs from the six participating schools are welcome to attend as well as those who may be affiliated with other institutions.Find out details and register here.

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Professional Networking

Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

A rich web of professional relationships can be as important to long-term career success as education, expertise, and experience. In this seminar we will explore the ins and outs of networking and building professional relationships. We develop an approach to networking that focuses on leveraging personal styles, especially as they relate to preferences for introversion and extraversion. We then delve into some practical applications of our newfound networking mindset, including the use of LinkedIn, making introductions, and networking effectively at…

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January 2019

GradMinds – Information Session

Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Interested in meeting and working with amazing graduate students? Are you passionate about interdisciplinary research? Check out GradMinds! Interest Meeting. GradMinds was developed off of the Masterminds model and seeks to give graduate students the opportunity to: (1) be a part of an interdisciplinary peer network; and (2) meet graduate students outside of your department. The goal of GradMinds is to provide an environment for brainstorming, learning, accountability, and support, to sharpen your skill sets for future professional endeavors. Please…

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March 2019

Build Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Armfield Atrium (MHRC) Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

You know LinkedIn is important – whether you’re looking for a fellowship or that first job. But how do you develop a strong, effective LinkedIn presence? Join us in our half-day event on how to optimize your online presence to attract the attention of employers. Career professionals will be at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health in the Armfield Atrium to review your LinkedIn profile, share advice on leveraging LinkedIn to your advantage, take free professional headshots and more.…

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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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January 2020

Networking and Why Every PhD Should Do It

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join Beyond the Professoriate co-founder L. Maren Wood, PhD for this 30 min webinar to learn how to effectively network for job search and career success. After attending this webinar, you will be able to recognize the importance of networking as part of a job search strategy; apply effective informational interview etiquette; develop strategies to navigate the uncomfortableness of networking.(Beyond Prof online event) REGISTER

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February 2020

What every Graduate Student should know about using LinkedIn

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join Beyond the Professoriate co-founder L. Maren Wood, PhD for this 30 min webinar to learn how (and why!) every graduate student and PhD should be on LinkedIn! After attending this webinar, you will be able to recognize why LinkedIn is critical to a non-academic job search; develop a LinkedIn profile that communicates your value to potential employers; confidently engage with other professionals on the platform.(Beyond Prof online event) REGISTER

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March 2020

Informational Interviews and Getting Started with Networking

March 13 @ 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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October 2020

EPA and NIEHS Federal Employee Career Panel

October 15 @ 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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