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Professional Development Events

  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    9:00 am to 10:00 am

    Careers in Regulatory Affairs

    Regulatory Affairs (RA) is a promising field for scientists searching for alternative careers because it offers a multitude of starting jobs and opportunities for advancement.

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

    Humanities Research and Transferable Skills for PhD Students: A Lunchtime Conversation

    This panel of Ph.D. students will address the relationship between research activity and skill building—specifically, how their research engagements with Bass Connections, Humanities Labs, and Data+ honed project management skills that can transfer to myriad academic and nonacademic work settings.

  • Thursday, April 27, 2017
    3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

    A Different Type of Work: Insights from Interns in Duke University Libraries

    This event will take the form of a roundtable panel, where Duke Libraries interns from Digital Scholarship Services and the Rubenstein Library will speak about their experiences working in the libraries, and how this work has helped to inform both their academic work and potential career paths. 

  • Monday, May 1, 2017
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Information Session

    This panel of current PFF fellows will describe their experience in the program, which provides a yearlong experience for PhD students and postdocs to prepare them for the multiple roles they may be asked to assume as future faculty members in a variety of academic institutions. The application process will also be discussed.