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Job Search Basics

Job Search Basics

Getting Started in Your Job Search

  • Orientation to Career Services (Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019)
  • Launching Your Job Search (Fall 2013, Fall 2016, Summer 2018 webinar)
  • Starting Early (Fall 2015)
  • Introduction to Job Search Tools (Spring 2017)
  • An Alt-Ac/Industry Job Search Timeline (Spring 2017)

Exploring Career Paths

  • Using Career Assessment Tools in Your Job Search (Fall 2013, Fall 2015, Spring 2017)
  • Discover Your Strengths & How to Maximize Them (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2016)
  • Transfer Your Skills! with Ann Kirschner (Spring 2019)
  • How to Find Your Professional Fit (Spring 2016, Fall 2018); additional career options workshop led by Fatimah Williams (Summer 2017)
  • Exploring Career Paths in STEM Fields (Spring 2014, Spring 2019, Fall 2019); additional STEM career choices workshop led by Melanie Sinche (Spring 2019)
  • Exploring Career Paths in the Humanities & Social Sciences (Spring 2019)

Job Search Documents

  • Converting a CV to Resume (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2018)
  • Best Practices for Creating a Resume (Fall 2016 webinar, Fall 2017, Spring 2018 webinar, Fall 2018, Fall 2019 webinar [2 sessions])
  • Creating a Cover Letter that Stands Out (Spring 2018 webinar)
  • Writing Strong Resumes & Cover Letters (Fall 2015, Spring 2017, Fall 2019); additional job documents workshops led by Richard Montauk (Summer 2017, Summer 2018)
  • Tailoring Professional Materials to Job Ads (Spring 2016)

Interviews

  • Mastering the Job Interview (Spring 2014, Spring 2015 webinar, Fall 2015, Fall 2016 webinar, Spring 2018 webinar)
  • Job Interviews & Informational Interviews (Fall 2013)
  • Improve Your Job Interviewing Skills by Practicing (Spring 2019)
  • Smart Job Offer Negotiations (Spring 2017, Spring 2019, Fall 2019 webinar)
  • Hiring from the Recruiter’s Perspective (Fall 2015)
    Panelists: Dave Fitzgerald, Robin Freedman, Charlie Keinath, & Stephanie Perez

Networking

  • Building & Maintaining Professional Networks (Fall 2013, Fall 2014 webinar, Fall 2015, Fall 2016 [2 sessions], Spring 2016); additional networking workshop led by Ann Kirschner (Spring 2018)
  • Networking for Scientists with the Minority Grad Student Network (Fall 2014)
  • LinkedIn 101: Getting to Know the Basics (Spring 2015 webinar, Fall 2017 webinar)
  • Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile (Spring 2015 webinar, Fall 2017 webinar)
  • Putting LinkedIn to Work: Job Searching, Networking, & Personal Branding (Fall 2017 webinar)

Job Search Series

  • Retooling Your PhD series with Richard Montauk: Rebranding Yourself, Networking, Writing a Strong Resume, & Interviewing (Spring 2014)
  • Coffee & Careers Job Search Group series with Andrea Garrido (Spring 2018)

Other

  • Using Your PhD to Make a Change in the World with Georgette F. Bennett (Fall 2014)
  • Crack the Case Workshop with MBACASE (Spring 2015)
  • Leaving the Hallowed Halls: How to Bridge the Gap between Academia & Industry (Fall 2015)
    Alumni Panelists: Snigdha Banerjee, Justin Black, Paul R. Bruening, Gabriella Brick Larkin, & Kai Monde
  • Rock Your LinkedIn Profile with Kenneth Tong (Fall 2016)
  • Launching a Career in the U.S.: What’s Different? (Spring 2018)
  • Making the Most of a Career Fair (Fall 2018, Fall 2019)
  • Understanding the Labor Market for Graduates with Pam Hoberman of New York City Labor Market Information Service (Fall 2018)
  • Information Session about Express Entry with the Consulate General of Canada (Spring 2019)
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