Events

Our office sponsors a range of events in programming, including workshops, alumni panels, and employer information and recruitment sessions. Bookmark this page for the most up-to-date schedule of our events.

Upcoming Events

Event Name Date/Time
GC Peer Review!
CUNY Graduate Center, room 3317, New York NY
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - Wednesday, March 13, 2019
All Day
Ask a Career Adviser
CUNY Graduate Center, New York NY
Thursday, February 7, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Information Session with the Consulate General of Canada
CUNY Graduate Center, room 9204, New York NY
Monday, March 11, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Smart Job Offer Negotiations for Academic and Non-Academic Jobs
CUNY Graduate Center, New York NY
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Improve Your Job Interviewing Skills by Practicing
CUNY Graduate Center, New York NY
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Past Events

  • Academic job search
    Research and Publishing
    • Talking about Your Research (Fall 2017)
    • What is Trending in Scholarly Publishing? (Fall 2015)
    • Preparing, Pitching, and Proposing Your First Book Project (Fall 2015)
    Pedagogy

    Note: Since its establishment, the Teaching & Learning Center has led the charge in developing workshops and events related to teaching and pedagogy.

    Digital presence
    • Digitizing Your CV (Spring 2014)
    • Making Your (Digital) Teaching Portfolio (Spring 2014)
    • Publicizing Your Research: Building, Communicating, and Branding Your Academic Identity (Spring 2017)
    Other
    • Alt-Ac Careers: Putting your Ph.D. to Work Beyond the Tenure Track (Fall 2013)
    • An Alt-Ac/Industry Job Search Timeline (Fall 2016)
    • Building a Network & Presenting Yourself Professionally (Professional Boot Camp: Getting Industry and Post-Ac Jobs) (Spring 2016)
    • Building and Maintaining Professional Networks (Fall 2016)
    • Career and Assessment Tools (Spring 2017)
    • Coffee and Careers Job Search Group (Summer 2018)
    • Creating Job Search Documents (Spring 2017)
    • CV to Resume (Fall 2013; Spring 2014)
    • Discover Your Options with Fatimah Williams Castro (Summer 2017)
    • Discover Your Strengths and How to Maximize Them (Fall 2016)
    • Effective Networking (Fall 2013; Fall 2015Spring 2018)
    • Hiring from the Recruiter’s Perspective (Fall 2015)
    • Interviewing (for non-faculty positions) (Fall 2015)
    • Interviewing and Negotiating Offers (Spring 2017)
    • Job Search Tools (Spring 2017)
    • Launching a Career in the U.S.—What’s Different? (Spring 2018)
    • Leaving the Hallowed Halls: How to Bridge the Gap Between Academia and Industry (Fall 2015)
    • Leaving the Hallowed Halls: Various Ways of Working in Research (Fall 2015)
    • Leveraging your MA and Strategizing for Career Success (Fall 2013; Spring 2014)
    • LinkedIn 101: Getting to Know the Basics (Spring 2015 webinar; Fall 2017 webinar; view recording here)
    • Mastering the Job Interview (for Non-Faculty Jobs) (Spring 2015 webinar; view recording here)
    • Networking and Interviewing: Post/Alt/Non-Academic Job Search Group (Fall 2013)
    • Networking: Making Contacts that Can Build your Career (Fall 2014 webinar; view recording here)
    • The Peer Review: Best Practices to Provide a Productive Review (Spring 2016)
    • Post/Alt/Non-Academic Job Search Group: Launching Your Search (Fall 2013)
    • Post Grad (Center): Engaging Publics with a PhD (Spring 2017)
    • Post Grad (Center): Putting Your Graduate Skills and Training to Work (Fall 2015)
    • Preparing for Careers Outside of Academia (IBM Session) (Spring 2017)
    • Preparing for Job Interviews (Spring 2014)
    • Preparing for the Job Search: Building Your Website (Spring 2016)
    • Preparing for the Non-Academic Job Search (Fall 2016)
    • Putting LinkedIn to Work: Job Searching, Networking, and Personal Branding (view webinar recording here)
    • Resumes, Cover Letters, & More: Preparing for Your Non-Academic Job Search (view webinar recording here)
    • Retooling your PhD 2014 with Richard Montauk (Spring 2014)
    • Rock Your LinkedIn Profile (Fall 2016)
    • Skills! Values! Interests! Using Career Assessment in your Job Search (Fall 2015)
    • Self-Assessment: Post/Alt/Non Academic Job Search Group (Fall 2013)
    • Stand Out Online: Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile (Spring 2015 webinar; Fall 2017 webinar; view recording here)
    • Starting Early. Post Grad (Center): Putting Your Graduate Skills and Training to Work series. (Fall 2015)
    • Successful Networking for Today’s Career Paths (Fall 2016)
    • Tailoring Professional Materials to Job Ads (Professional Boot Camp: Getting Industry and Post-Ac Jobs) (Spring 2016)
    • Transferable Skills (Fall 2013Spring 2014)
    • What Else Can I Do? Finding your Professional Fit (Professional Boot Camp: Getting Industry and Post-Ac Jobs) (Spring 2016)
    • What’s Next? Figuring Out Your Career Options (view webinar recording here)
    • Writing a Strong Resume (Fall 2017)
    • Writing a Strong Resume with Richard Montauk (Summer 2017)
    • Writing Next: Next Gen PhD Seminar (Summer 2017)
    • Writing Strong Resumes and Cover Letters (Fall 2015)
    • Alt-Ac Mentoring: Publishing/Nonprofits/Education (Spring 2015)
    • Careers at the Intersection of Business and Science (Spring 2017)
    • Careers at the U.S. Department of State (Fall 2013)
    • Careers in Big Data (Spring 2014; Spring 2017)
    • Careers in Education Consulting, Research, and Tech (Spring 2018)
    • Careers in Management and Strategy Consulting (Fall 2013)
    • Careers in Non-Profits (Spring 2014)
    • Careers in Media and Communication (Fall 2016)
    • Careers in Publishing (Spring 2018)
    • Careers in Research Outside the Academy (Fall 2017)
    • Careers in State and Local Government (Fall 2016)
    • Careers in the Arts and Cultural Production (Fall 2017)
    • Careers Outside Academia: Hear from Graduate Center Social Science and Humanities Alumni (Spring 2012)
    • Crack the Case Workshop (Spring 2015)
    • Crossing Bridges: Putting your PhD to Work in University Administration (Fall 2015)
    • Entrepreneurship (Spring 2017)
    • From the GC to Google: A conversation with Google’s Director of Education and University Relations (Fall 2015)
    • Google Information Session (Fall 2016)
    • How to Launch a Startup (Fall 2017)
    • Humanities Entrepreneurship (Spring 2018)
    • IBM Information Session (Fall 2016)
    • Information Session: IBM Chief Analytics Office (Spring 2016)
    • Information Session: IBM Performance Marketing Analytics (Spring 2016)
    • Leaving the Hallowed Halls: How to Bridge the Gap Between Academia and Industry (Fall 2015)
    • Leaving the Hallowed Halls: Various Ways of Working in Research (Fall 2015)
    • NYC Science Communication Event: Panel Discussion on Careers in Medical Communications (Fall 2016)
    • Nuts and Bolts of an Independent/Private School Job Search (Fall 2013)
    • PhD Careers in Finance (Fall 2014)
    • Planning for a Fulfilling Career: A Primer for STEM Graduate Students (Spring 2014)
    • Preparing for Careers Outside of Academia (IBM Session) (Spring 2017)
    • Science Careers in Government (Spring 2018)
    • Teaching in an Independent School or College Prep School (K-12) (Fall 2013)
    • Teaching in Private Schools with Faculty Diversity Search (Fall 2014)
    • Two Perspectives on Writing, Editing, and Publishing (Spring 2014)
    • Using your PhD to Make Change in the World (Fall 2014)
    • Wall Street 101 (Fall 2014)
    • Wall Street 102 (Spring 2015)
  • Note: The events below were specifically designed for students in MA programs (though many of our events are designed for both Master’s and PhD students).

    • Alt-Ac Mentoring: Publishing/Nonprofits/Education (Spring 2015)
    • Alumni Mentoring Roundtable (Fall 2013; Fall 2014; Spring 2017)
    • Careers Outside Academia: Hear from Graduate Center Social Science and Humanities Alumni (Spring 2012)
    • Networking for Graduate Students: Co-sponsored with NYC Versatile PhD (Spring 2014)
    • Networking for Scientists (co-sponsored by the Minority Grad Student Network) (Fall 2014)
    • Post Grad (Center): Engaging Publics with a PhD (Spring 2017)
    • Post Grad (Center): Putting Your Graduate Skills and Training to Work (Fall 2015)
    • Science Mentoring Event (Spring 2018)
    • ACLS Public Fellows Information Session (Spring 2015; Spring 2016; Spring 2018)
    • Applying for Funding Opportunities via the Social Science Research Council (Fall 2014)
    • Applying for National Science Foundation (NSF) Funding (Fall 2013)
    • Careers in Public Policy via the Rogowsky Internship Program (Fall 2014)
    • HACU National Internship Program Recruitment Visit (Fall 2014; Fall 2015; Fall 2016; Fall 2017)
    • How to Apply for Postdoctoral Fellowships (Humanities and Social Sciences) (Fall 2015)
    • IBM Summer Internship Info Session (Fall 2017)
    • Info Session: Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans (Fall 2015)
    • Information Session with Vera Institute of Justice (Fall 2016Fall 2017)
    • Internships with IBM Business Performance Services (Fall 2014)
    • Internships with IBM Enterprise Marketing Performance (Spring 2015)
    • NYS Excelsior Service Fellowship Program Info Session (Spring 2018)
    • Regeneron’s Postdoctoral Training Program: Info Session (Fall 2014)
  • To view recordings of our past webinars, as well as to access handouts from these events, please visit our Webinar Archive page.

    Career options and networking
    • What’s Next? Figuring Out Your Career Options (Summer 2014; Fall 2016)
    • How to Network and Build Your Connections (Fall 2014; Fall 2016)
    • LinkedIn 101: Getting to Know the Basics (Spring 2015; Fall 2017)
    • Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile (Summer 2015; Fall 2017)
    • Putting LinkedIn to Work: Job Searching, Networking, and Personal Branding (Summer 2015; Fall 2017)
    Academic job search
    • Preparing for the Academic Job Market (Fall 2014; Fall 2016)
    • CVs, Cover Letters, and More: Preparing Strong Documents for the Academic Job Search (Summer 2015)
    • After the Application: What Happens Next in the Job Search Process (Summer 2015)
    • Preparing for Interviews for Faculty Positions (Fall 2014)
    • Preparing for a Campus Visit (Spring 2016)
    • Preparing for the Job Talk and Teaching Demo (Spring 2016)
    • Applying for a Postdoc: STEM fields (Spring 2016)
    • Applying for a Postdoc: Humanities and Social Sciences (Spring 2016)
    Non-academic job search
    • Preparing for a Job Search: The Best Practices for Finding Non-Academic Work Today (Summer 2018)
    • Resumes, Cover Letters, & More: Preparing for Your Non-Academic Job Search (Fall 2014)
    • Creating a Resume that Stands Out (Fall 2016, Spring 2018)
    • Creating a Cover Letter that Stands Out (Spring 2018)
    • Mastering the Job Interview (for Non-Academic Jobs) (Spring 2015; Fall 2016; Spring 2018)
    Other
    • Making the Most of an Academic Conference (Spring 2016)
    • How to Budget and Meet Financial Goals with Your Stipend (Spring 2017)
    • The Graduate Student Guide to Personal Finance (Spring 2017)
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