Join the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science for an innovative workshop on
November 14, 2014
University of Virginia
The Art of Networking
Co-sponsored by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs and Alumni Career Services.
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Wednesday & Thursday
November 6-7, 2013
Panels & Information Sessons:
11:00 – 11:30am: Introduction to Think Tanks: American Enterprise Institute
12:00 – 12:30pm: Business Careers for Liberal Arts Students: CEB, Capital One, Oracle
Graduate Student Consulting and Beyond club at the University of Virginia invites everybody interested in Science and Technology Policy and related careers to attend this unique career panel. The panel will educate you on:
Go Government: Stand Out in the Federal Application Process
October 21st from 1:00-2:00 pm, Garrett Hall Great Hall Room
Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs (GPA) Diversity Retreat
October 18th from 8:30 am-1:00 pm, Darden School of Business Abbott Center Dining Room
Go Government: Build a Strong Federal Resume
October 17th from 11:00 am-12:00 pm, Garrett Hall Great Hall Room
NOTE: Live program takes place during Fall Break on 10/14 so we will play a recording of the session on 10/17
Please plan to attend the final NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) Application Writing Workshop. Join us for an NSF Review Panel style event that will assist you as you polish your final application for submission to this highly competitive fellowship program.
Thursday October 16, from 3:30 to 5:00 in MEC 205. ( #27 on the Map – Room 205 )
For planning purposes, registration is required.
Get started early developing the basic skills for successful grant and fellowship writing. Learn helpful tips for writing an outstanding application.
This behavioral mock interviewing workshop will give you tips and practice responding to behavioral questions which are extensively used by employers. Hosted by University Career Services and the Fourth Year Trustees. See event page for more details.
Are you planning to apply to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program? Then join Michael E. Gorman, Professor, Engineering and Society, SEAS for an application draft writing workshop. This as a "proposal in process" session where students will have the opportunity to share a first draft, and ask questions, etc. Please be sure to bring your work in progress for discussion and review!
Thursday, 9/25 starting at 5:00 in Thornton E-316 ( #46 on the Map – E Wing Room 316 )
Have you made a LinkedIn profile, but aren't sure what to do next? Learn about actionable ways to improve your LinkedIn profile. We'll discuss how a LinkedIn presence can assist in your career development efforts. Hosted by University Career Services and the Fourth Year Trustees. See event page for more details.
Academic Job Search Series: Academic Interviewing: Approaches and Practice
Friday, September 19, 3:00-4:30pm
This workshop will provide an overview of the academic interviewing process and provide time to practice interivewing skills with peers.
Please join us Thursday, September 25th in Newcomb Hall Ballroom at 3:00 pm for the 2nd Annual UVa Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Live Final Competition. Eight finalists will deliver their exciting and engaging Three Minute Thesis to a panel of interdisciplinary judges who will determine which UVa student will advance to the worldwide 3MT competition.
Academic Job Search Series: Academic Cover Letters: Tailoring for Success
Thursday, September 18, 3:00-4:30pm
This workshop will offer guidelines and best practices for academic cover letters. Partipants will also work through an activity of tailoring their cover letter to an academic job posting.
Please bring a HARD copy of your cover letter and 1 academic job advertisement.
Academic Job Search Series: Job Search Panel: Faculty and Alumni answer your questions!
Wednesday, September 17, 12:00-1:30pm
Academic Job Search Series: Reflective Teaching Statements: Effectively Communicating your Work as a Teacher
Tuesday, September 16, 3:00-4:30pm
Reflective Teaching Statement: Effectively Communicating Your Work as a Teacher
Dorothe Bach, Associate Professor and Associate Director; Teaching Resource Center
Academic Job Search Series: CV Creation and Review: Practical Tips and Flash Critiques
Monday, September 15, 3:00-4:30pm
This workshop will offer practical tips for CV creation and an opportunity to have your CV reviewed by faculty/staff in a variety of disciplines.
Please bring two HARD copies of your CV for peer and professional review.