During this program participants will learn how to develop clear and specific goals and objectives, along with a plan for executing them.
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- Tuesday, February 27, 20189:30 am to 11:30 am
- Tuesday, February 27, 20183:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Learn who's locating the resources for faculty members to do their best research and teaching and where many endowed professorships, student fellowships, and gorgeous library renovations come from.
- Wednesday, February 28, 20183:00 pm to 4:00 pm
In this lab, students will learn about the purpose of informational interviews and practice how to conduct these conversations.
- Thursday, March 1, 20181:30 pm to 3:00 pm
In this workshop you'll learn how to convert your CV into a focused, tailored resume that creates a compelling depiction of your significant skills and experiences.
- Thursday, March 1, 20183:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Many positions in academia can leverage the writing, teaching, and speaking skills developed in humanities and social sciences graduate programs. Our panelists exemplify the diversity of career opportunities that leverage communication and relationship-building skills, and they will share their day-to-day experiences as well as insights on how to successfully transition into these careers.
- Monday, March 5, 20189:00 am to 10:00 am
Jessica Sperling, PhD, is Lead, Evaluation & Engagement for the Duke Social Science Research Institute (SSRI). Jessica will discuss her path to a career in evaluation – an area of work that utilizes PhD conceptual and empirical training in applied settings. She will also discuss how interested postdocs could gain experience in evaluation through SSRI.
- Tuesday, March 6, 20189:30 am to 11:00 am
This panel will provide a wealth of information about an academic career path you may not have considered.
- Tuesday, March 6, 20183:00 pm to 4:30 pm
One of the things that drew you to graduate school was the opportunity to teach and work closely with students. Careers in Student Affairs can offer you the chance to extend your teaching and mentoring skills with students. Our expert panelists will share their career paths, typical work duties, and transition advice.
- Wednesday, March 7, 20182:00 pm to 4:00 pm
In this forum you will learn how to develop fully comprehensible, participant-friendly consent protocols.
- Thursday, March 8, 20189:30 am to 11:00 am
Are you planning to pursue a non-academic career path? If so, you will need to prepare for a style of interviewing that is quite different than the academic interview process – from the interview structure to the types of questions asked.