Join the Biotechnology Ph.D Training Program for this years Biotechnology Career Panel. Refreshments will be served at 12:15pm with an hour informational session to follow.
The Diversifying Scholarship has announced their all-day Event at the Curry School (Bavaro Hall) on Friday, November 10, 9-5pm:
Keynote speaker is Dr. Robert Sellers, the Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Michigan, where he is also the Charles D Moody College Professor of Psychology and Professor of Education
The first session of the Academic Job Search Series, Orienting the Search, is intended to provide job seekers with a broad overview of how to approach the search for an academic position. The first half of the session will include a panel discussion with experienced UVA faculty members who have lead faculty hiring committees as well as recenlty hired faculty who have navigated their own successful searches. Participants should come prepared with questions for the speakers about how to best approach the search for an academic position.
This workshop will offer guidelines and best practices for academic cover letters. Please come with one printed copy of your academic cover letter (rough drafts are fine - you're bringing it to get feedback!) AND one academic job advertisement.
1st Annual Science Policy Symposium hosted by the Science Policy Initative at UVa.
This workshop will provide an overview of the academic interviewing process and tips for how to be successful. Time wil be reserved for participants to practice interviewing skills with peers and program participants.
What is a reflective teaching statement and what makes one effective? In this third part of the Academic Job Search Series, facilitators from the Center for Teaching Excellence will offer participants the opportunity to evaluate sample teaching statements from a variety of sources, to examine the conventions of teaching statements across disciplines, and to begin to articulate their own teaching philosophy.
The Science Policy Initiative (SPI) at UVa is a new student organization for graduate students who are interested in careers in science policy, or just learning more about how to be engaged in science policy. You can learn more about our organization and sign up for our mailing list to receive announcements about meetings and events on our website (https://spiuva.wordpress.com/) or Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/uvaspi/)
The April Job & Internship fair will bring recruiters from more than 60 corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies to UVA to meet students from all disciplines seeking full-time employment or internship experience. Don’t want to miss this opportunity to meet employers in person, learn about different organizations and positions, and talk with them about your experiences! Fair will be held from 12:00-3:00 pm in Newcomb Hall.
Whether you're networking, interviewing for a job, or just having a conversation at a party, it is essential to have an "elevator pitch" to describe your dissertation work. Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an exercise that helps graduate students develop the necessary communication skills to effectively explain their scholarship in a clear and succinct way so that all people, from field-specialist to the lay-person, can understand the topic and importance of their work. Plus, it comes with the opportunity to win prizes!
Beyond The Academy Series
This bootcamp-style series of workshops will teach graduate students and postdocs everything they need to know in applying for jobs beyond the academy, and include hands-on exercises to provide a meaningful takeaway from the experience.
Workshops will take place from 10:00 am-12:00 pm on January 24-27, 2017. Please look at the details for each workshop for location. Attend as many as you'd like!
The new year is the perfect time to refresh your career goals and make new resolutions, whether you’re seeking a new job, a new industry, or new skills. Join Alumni Career Services Director Amanda Panarese (Col ’99) and Career Advisor Liz Sprouse for their take on the top career trends for 2017, along with practical advice on managing your career, and the resolutions you should be sure to keep. Register here.
Whether you're networking, interviewing for a job, or just having a conversation at a party, it is essential to have an "elevator pitch" to describe your dissertation work. Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a competition that helps graduate students develop the necessary communication skills to effectively explain their research in a clear and succinct way so that all people, from field-specialist to the lay-person, can understand the topic and importance of their work. Plus, it comes with the opportunity to win up to $1,000!
In this workshop, participants will learn techniques for creating and using visual aids for research presentations. We'll focus on designing slides that enhance instead of distract from your presentation, as well as presentation techniques to maximize audience attention and understanding.
This session will focus on 7 different ways of connecting with and communicating research to audiences, particularly outside of your field. In this session, we will see examples of those 7 communication tools and participants will create and receive feedback on their own work using these tools.
Lean a tool that communications experts use to help clients organize their thoughts and to identify key points about their research. We will discuss how this tool, the Message Box, can be used to help structure a presentation, outline a proposal, or prepare for an interview. Participants will leave with a completed draft of their own message box.
Deloitte Consulting is excited to talk to students about their internship programs available in the Federal Strategy & Operations and Federal Human Capital practices! The session will be geared towards students interested in these internships from both the undergraduate and advanced degree programs with targeted graduation dates between December 2017 and May 2018. RSVP here.
Hosted by the UVA Career Center.