Friday, May 6, 11:00am CDT (Online)
Join Beyond Graduate School Founder L. Maren Wood, PhD, for this webinar. After attending, you will be able to:
- Identify the biggest mistakes Master’s students make in their job search
- Summarize the components and timeline of an effective job search
- Develop SMART goals and a plan of action for your job search
Free to those with a UW-Madison NetID, due to our university Beyond Grad School subscription. Advance registration is required.
Saturday, May 7, and Saturday, May 14, 10:00am–3:00pm CDT (Online)
5/7: One-hour instructional webinars to teach you jobs search strategies.
- How to Use Assessments to Explore Career Options
- Identifying Your Most Marketable Skills
- How to Research Career Options that are Right for You
- How to Communicate Your Value to Employers
5/14: Discussions with PhDs who have launched successful non-faculty careers.
- Building a Professional Community
- Hiring and Negotiating in a Nonacademic Job
- Deciding to Leave Academia
- Transitioning into a 9 to 5 Job
Free to those with a UW-Madison NetID, due to our university Beyond the Professoriate/Aurora subscription. Advance registration is required.
NOTE: Students will be able to attend the conference live via the platform and access the recordings for 60 days.
Thursday, May 12, 1:00–2:00pm CDT (Online)
Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy your life this summer? Join this hands-on webinar to identify your personal and professional goals; create a strategic plan to accomplish them; and identify the types of community, support, and accountability you need to make this your most productive and balanced summer ever! Activate your free (UW-Madison) NCFDD membership or sign in to watch the webinar.
Please see the Graduate School Events Calendar for a campus-wide list of professional development events for graduate students: http://grad.wisc.edu/pd/events/.