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Imagining Post-Ph.D. Career Possibilities: Advocating for your Professional Skills and Value
April 4, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Monday, repeating until April 4, 2022
This four-part series supports graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at all levels, especially those nearing transitional phases, to articulate and build upon professional skills acquired within and outside of academic experiences.
Participants will: identify skills and competencies developed in multiple settings; determine areas for additional development; and develop self-awareness and agency in pursuit of diverse post-graduate careers. In support of the professional development of equity-deserving communities, this series increases equitable and inclusive participation by uncovering the hidden curriculum of graduate education and by highlighting post-Ph.D. career possibilities and diverse academic institutions and populations served. The first three sessions will emphasize strengths and skill development, and the fourth will be an opportunity for reflection and integration as part of a career plan. Participants will recognize and express their unique and marketable professional skills and value. In addition, they will gain self-awareness and agency regarding their employability.
- Monday, March 14: Graduate skills and competencies: What have I really learned?
- Monday, March 21: Mentoring and advising relationships: What skills am I developing?
- Monday, March 28: Building my networks and engagement in communities: What connections am I growing and why?
- Monday, April 4: Putting it all together: How do I articulate and implement a career development plan?