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Streaming Workshop: Steps to Success with your Faculty Job Search

By Patience on March 1, 2018

Speaker: Dr. Joseph Barber, University of Pennsylvania, Senior Associate Director, Career Services Date: Monday, April 16, 2018 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (eastern); 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (central) This workshop provides an overview of the first steps of the academic job application process. Learn how to get prepared, how to maximize your likelihood of […]

Evaluating & Negotiating Job Offers

By Patience on January 31, 2018

Evaluating compensation packages and determining whether and how to negotiate can be a stressful part of the job search process. In this session, we will discuss what you should look for in a compensation package and how to negotiate with confidence. Attend this session to: • Discuss the different aspects of a job offer, including […]

Interviewing & Acing Common Questions

By Patience on January 31, 2018

The interview is a chance to share your professional experience, skills, and why you’d be a good fit for the organization. Interviewing is more than answering the questions well, and includes showing you’d be a good team member, looking your best, and following up with the employer. Attend this interactive session to: Identify stages of […]

Tailoring Your Resumes and Cover Letters

By Patience on January 31, 2018

You hear that tailoring a resume to the job is critical. Did you know this step begins with deciphering the job ad? Use key words from the job description to show the hiring manager you have the capabilities and you’re the right candidate for the job. Attend this session to: • Decode job descriptions • […]

Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers

By Patience on January 31, 2018

Evaluating compensation packages and determining whether and how to negotiate can be a stressful part of the job search process. In this session, we will discuss what you should look for in a compensation package and how to negotiate with confidence. Attend this session to: • Discuss the different aspects of a job offer, including […]

Interviewing & Acing Common Questions

By Patience on January 31, 2018

The interview is a chance to share your professional experience, skills, and why you’d be a good fit for the organization. Interviewing is more than answering the questions well, and includes showing you’d be a good team member, looking your best, and following up with the employer. Attend this interactive session to: Identify stages of […]

LinkedIn for Job [Re]Search

By Patience on January 31, 2018

LinkedIn can be a valuable resource to research career options, make connections, and search for a job. Attend this interactive session to: • Learn the benefits of connecting and networking through LinkedIn • Develop strategies for using social media for the job search • Set up or update your LinkedIn profile to advance your career […]

Tailoring Your Resumes and Cover Letters

By Patience on January 31, 2018

You hear that tailoring a resume to the job is critical. Did you know this step begins with deciphering the job ad? Use key words from the job description to show the hiring manager you have the capabilities and you’re the right candidate for the job. Attend this session to: • Decode job descriptions • […]

Storytelling for Scientists

By Patience on January 31, 2018

Speaker:  Jessica Hutchins, PhD, Director of Curriculum and Graduate Program, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences Can scientific writing be as thrilling as Star Wars? In this workshop, Dr. Hutchins will discuss the science of storytelling to help you get funded and published. Learn how to engage your reviewer’s curiosity by incorporating techniques from storytelling and […]

WU Postdoctoral Society Meeting

By Patience on January 31, 2018

The mission of the Washington University Postdoctoral Society is to support postdocs by providing events to foster career development and a sense of community.  Activities include: Social/Networking Events, Happy Hours, Holiday Parties Cultural Event, Career Development, Writing Fellowships, Career Options, Immigration Seminars, Meet Faculty Members Sponsor: Washington University Postdoctoral S...