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Professional Development Events
- Tuesday, September 26, 20172:00 pm to 5:00 pm
This interactive workshop will help you learn not only about your own behaviors and preferences but also how people with different personality types might perceive them, impacting your effectiveness as a leader. Free online assessments must be completed by 9/19. Registration is now closed.
- Wednesday, September 27, 201710:30 am to 12:00 pm
In this workshop you will learn a powerful structure for your cover letters and how to make explicit the fit between what you bring and what the employer wants.
- Thursday, September 28, 20173:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Behind the Scenes with the Search Committee: The Application Package - Humanities and Social Sciences
In this session, a panel of faculty in the humanities and social sciences will discuss the faculty recruitment process from the search committee's perspective. | Panelists: Dr. Sujin Pak Boyer (Duke Divinity School), Dr. David R. Long (Arts, Sciences and University Transfer at Durham Tech), and Dr. Christopher Paul (Public Administration at NC Central).
- Thursday, September 28, 20173:00 pm to 5:00 pm
This forum will introduce you to the Duke Main Campus IRB, otherwise known as the Institutional Review Board.
- Friday, September 29, 20179:00 am to 10:00 am
If small talk makes you nervous or you are unsure what to talk about, come to this lab to learn how to approach the conversation and practice in a low-pressure environment.
- Friday, September 29, 201712:00 pm to 2:00 pm
In this workshop, you will learn the three major cultural communication styles and how your preferences might interact with those of the people you work with; all participants must complete an assessment of communication preferences by September 22.
- Monday, October 2, 201712:00 pm to 1:30 pm
This workshop session focuses on how graduate students and postdocs can prepare a compelling teaching statement for the academic job market.
- Monday, October 2, 20176:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Duke DC, with support from Duke Initiative for Science and Society, the Nicholas School of the Environment and Graduate School alumni groups, invites you to a panel discussion on best practices and innovative ways to communicate science for various audiences.
- Tuesday, October 3, 20179:00 am to 12:00 pm
This workshop will be a hands-on opportunity to learn easy, practical steps researchers can take to increase the reproducibility of their work.