EVENTS CALENDAR

 

WORKSHOPS

Workshops will be offered twice a year and will be advertised by email and flyers on campus ~3-weeks prior.

Career Skills Workshops

CVs and Resumes

When do you need a CV? When do you need a résumé? What's the difference anyway? This workshop presents information on how to create an effective CV or resumes and will help you learn how to decide when to use which one. 

View the recorded session and access workshop resources.

Career Exploration and Planning

What are PhD career options? What do you need to do to be competitive? How can you find out? This workshop will help guide you on exploring and planning your career(s) and developing strategies for finding the right career(s) for YOU!

View the recorded session and access workshop resources.

Informational Interviewing

Is that job really the one you want? What's in it beyond the job posting? One of the best ways to answer these questions is with an informational interview. But, how do you get one of those? And what is it really? This workshop will teach you skills to get the most out of this powerful career tool.

View the recorded session and access workshop resources.

LinkedIn for Scientists

Is LinkedIn really that important? Of course it is! 80-90% of recruiters use LinkedIn, 85% of jobs are landed through networking, and the first thing potential employers will do is Google you. But, what makes a good profile? And, what else is LinkedIn good for? This workshop will teach you how to leverage LinkedIn to your career advantage.

View the recorded session and access workshop resources.

Networking

You know you need a network but ... who makes up a network? How do you build one? How do you maintain your network? What's a good conversation starter? The questions go on and on ... This workshop will teach you about networking fundamentals and provide strategies to get comfortable building your professional network.

Check out the Events Calendar and keep an eye out for the next live session of this workshop.

Leadership Development Workshops

Conflict Management

Conflict is a part of life, but you can learn to deal with it. This workshop focuses on strategies to recognize and deal with the conflict that can prevent you from getting the most out of your professional relationships.

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Emotional Intelligence

When are you at your best? What value do you bring? What do find rewarding in your work? A certain degree of self-awareness is required to answer these questions, but self-awareness can sometimes be a difficult thing to develop. This workshop will allow you to explore your natural talents and learn how to talk about the value that YOU specifically bring to a job!

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Finding YOUR Strengths

When are you at your best? What value do you bring? What do find rewarding in your work? A certain degree of self-awareness is required to answer these questions, but self-awareness can sometimes be a difficult thing to develop. This workshop will allow you to explore your natural talents and learn how to talk about the value that YOU specifically bring to a job!

Check out the Events Calendar and keep an eye out for the next live session of this workshop.

Managing Career Anxiety

We all get nervous. In fact, a little bit of nervousness can be helpful. But what do you do when that nervousness becomes something bigger and starts to prevent you from being at your best? From giving talks to dealing with the uncertainty of job prospects, learning to manage career-related anxiety can free you up for success. This workshop provides concrete strategies for taking control of your worry.

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Managing Stress to Optimize Productivity

This is a stressful time. You have deadlines to meet, experiments to finish, papers to write, and more, all while trying to figure out exactly what it is you want to do for your career. It's easy to add all of those items to your to-do list, but what about dealing with the stress that all of those items cause? This workshop will help you understand the important role that stress management plays in becoming more efficient and effective at the many roles and responsibilities that you play. 

View the recorded session and access workshop resources.