In this five-week series of workshops, Duke PhD and Master's students will learn effective communication strategies to develop a 3-minute presentation of their research. Each student will also receive a high-quality video of their presentation for use in presenting their work, teaching, and applying for jobs.
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- Monday, March 19, 20182:00 pm to 4:00 pm
- Tuesday, March 20, 20186:00 pm to 7:30 pm
US Job Search for International Students: Advocating for Yourself Workshop for Engineering Masters Students
Come ready to practice advocating for yourself as an international student during the job or internship search process.
- Wednesday, March 21, 20183:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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.
- Thursday, March 22, 20181:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Learn how to effectively prepare for behavioral interviews, including strategies for conducting research about the organization and the STAR format for organizing your responses to interview questions.
- Thursday, March 22, 20183:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Are you looking for a way to maintain your involvement in research, teaching, or service in an academic institution, but not sure you want the same kind of career as tenured or tenure-track faculty in your discipline? Our panel will discuss the opportunities and challenges of faculty positions beyond the tenure-track in the social sciences and humanities.
- Monday, March 26, 201811:00 am to 12:30 pm
College presidents were at the center of student demonstrations and desegregation efforts during the civil rights era. In this workshop, with a particular focus on the early 1960s, Eddie R. Cole will discuss how college presidents addressed racial unrest on college campuses.
- Tuesday, March 27, 20186:00 pm to 7:30 pm
In this interactive workshop you will learn and practice how to structure experience stories about technical experience or projects, and identify techniques to help you articulate these stories in a variety of contexts.
- Tuesday, March 27, 20186:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Please join us for a robust discussion on the current trends impacting investment and funding of biomedical research and innovation. Hear from investors and participants across the biopharma ecosystem on the current challenges and opportunities of funding innovation at all stages of the innovation continuum—from early research through late stage development and commercialization.
- Wednesday, March 28, 20182:00 pm to 4:00 pm
In this workshop, we will look at 1) strategies to effectively publish data; 2) journal policies related to data sharing; 3) new types of publications such as data articles and registered reports; and 4) strategies for increasing and measuring the impact of your research.
- Wednesday, March 28, 20183:00 pm to 4:00 pm
In this lab, participants will practice answering some of the most common behavioral interview questions and receive constructive feedback.