Graduate students and postdocs receive a wealth of information and mentorship on securing an academic position. But what about when you decide to pursue professional options in industry, nonprofit, or government? This workshop by Fatimah Williams, Ph.D., (Col ’02) shares popular nonacademic careers for PhDs, and provides a 5 step framework for launching an effective job search.
Presidential Fellows in Data Science 2018-2019 Program Announcement
The Office of the President, the Data Science Institute and the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs are working together to offer fellowships for teams of graduate students to undertake collaborative research projects that leverage large data sets to advance knowledge in areas of high social impact.
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.